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Pest Repellent and pesticides

Many pests enjoy setting up camp on our four-legged friends, which is why most of us buy different products to kill those unwanted visitors. But we need to pay attention and be very alert when choosing tick a flea repellents because, as in the case of our detergents, there are various carcinogenic chemicals that may be present in them, as well as in products that treat children’s head lice. Products containing chemical substances such as permethrin or organophosphates are probably carcinogenic and dangerous for humans. Therefore, you have to be very stringent when choosing these products.

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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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