How can I lose weight successfully?
Make sure you have a physical and rule-out health concerns about weight gain before you take on a diet and lifestyle change. As someone whose lost a lot of weight several times, I can empathize with your concern! Sometimes there are physical reasons like thyroid or hormonal changes that your... Full Post
How can I avoid shaming my overweight child?
Be an example. Do you exercise, eat right, live a healthy life-style? Leave fresh fruit like apples on your table in a basket. Have string cheese or cut up celery in your fridge for a quick a splash of peanut butter or treats like 'ants on a bridge' (raisins, peanut butter, celery).
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Why should my child see a specialist for allergies?
An allergist will pinpoint the cause of allergy and treat it specifically. For instance, perhaps an allergy to ragweed in the Northeast region of DC, and northern Virginia needs treatment in August alone. This eliminates unnecessary medications and anxiety. If the allergy is epoxy or nickel, a quick patch... Full Post
What is neonatal acne?
There is a great answer to this question from Dr. Doris Day in this thread. Remember not to attempt to pop or drain the small pustules associated with neonatal acne. They are not blackheads and a common, normal variation found on newborn skin. Your child was in an fluid-filled environment prior to... Full Post