Category Archives for Child Health

10 Labs to Help You Solve Your and Your Child’s Puzzle

10 Labs to Help You Solve Your and Your Child’s Puzzle!

10 Labs to Help You Solve Your and Your Child’s Puzzle! I love puzzles! There’s something about looking for clues and pieces that fit together uniquely to create a beautiful picture, making it all worth it at the end. So exciting!!! Same goes for the health of our families. Besides a physical examination and labs […]

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Taking Your Life Back From Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris.

A room of thousands. All eyes on one. Her smile could be seen from miles away; her energy was… refreshing! She was hiding a deep pain. “My body burns!” The speaker said, as she moved on to talk about the importance of gratitude. Her words echoed to my ears, traveled down to my heart, yearning […]

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Dr. Madiha Scleroderma

Taking Your Life Back From Scleroderma

Tightening. Imagine tightening of the blood vessels, skin, muscles and internal organs. Now get your mind out of the gutter, because I’m not talking about that “excited” organ. Scleroderma is less than exciting, as it creates tightening and thickening of the skin, heartburn and even an exaggerated response to the cold (Raynaud’s disease).  Conventional medicine […]

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Dr. Madiha Sjogren's

Taking Your Life Back From Sjogrens Disease

Hopeless. Without hope, life is like a journey through the desert. Eye feel full of sand. Itching, gritty, burning. As you walk, your mouth dries out. Mouth feels like it is full of cotton. Can’t swallow, can’t speak. As you walk, your joints hurt, skin burns you become tired. The life of Sjogren’s. But not […]

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Dr. Madiha Type 1 Diabetes

Nip Diabetes in the bud?

Her clothes conceal a secret. She is counting carbs, new technologies, obsessed with insulin and constant finger pricks. That simple prick feeling like daggers through a parent’s chest. What has happened to their baby? Once free to live worry free, now chained to her monitor, chasing highs and lows. Diabetes has taken over your little […]

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Dr. Madiha Celiac

Taking Your Life Back From Celiac Disease.

You have the power to get back in charge of your own health! (Taking Your Life Back From Celiac Disease.) Check out all the tools in your tool-belt! I always start with lifestyle tips and a baseline set of labs that you can ask your doctor: Complete blood panel (CBC), complete metabolic panel (CMP), thyroid […]

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Dr. Madiha Graves Disease

Taking Your Life Back From Graves’ Disease.

Trapped. Life has put in a glass jar turned upside down, no way out. You can hear your heart race, pounding out of your chest, every beat painful…thump, thump, thump. This can’t be for real? You use all your strength trying to get out and escape, climbing up the sides, not once, but over and […]

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The Microscopic Organ That Secretly Controls Your Child’s World!

While your child may pretend he’s a superhero, did you know that he is actually a super-organism? That’s right—human beings are super-organisms, made up of a complex blend of genetic traits from human and microbial cells that control and influence our world. Our 10 trillion human cells are outnumbered by 100 trillion microbes—that’s about 3.5 to 4.5 pounds […]

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What is your child’s poop telling you?

What Your Child’s Poop Is Telling You?

Isn’t it funny how one word can cause a whole room of children, and sometimes adults, to burst into laughter? That word, (OK, I’m going to say it, so hold on tight!)…POOP! Have you gathered yourself? Now seriously, poop is huge. What your poop looks like is an important clue to determine what is going […]

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Five Steps to Tame the Sugar Monster Within.

With sugar all around us, part of our everyday life and celebrations, it is really hard to avoid it. It’s important to remember that sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine. As a mother of four children under 8, I understand how easy it is to cave in to your children’s demands for sugar. […]

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