A New Integrated Approach to Pediatrics in Frisco and Plano, Texas

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KNOW YOUR SUPPLEMENTS – DISCOVER THE SNAKE OILS AND MIRACLE PILLS

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Many parents ask me about Supplements.

Beware. Not all are safe or even useful.

The Food and Drug Administration doesn’t test supplements before they are sold to see if they are safe.

Worse, supplement manufacturers aren’t required to provide any evidence that their products actually do what they say they do.

A detailed interactive with links to studies is available at Information is Beautiful, or you can check out McCandless’s sources here.

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Author: txnaturalpediatrics

By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives. In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.

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