The Covington Pediatrics Blog

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Zinc – Are you getting enough?

Zinc – Are you getting enough?

If you’ve never heard of zinc before Covid-19, you’ve learned recently how necessary it is for our immune system defense! But Zinc has always been an Essential Mineral, that we can’t make or store in our bodies. We must get it from our food, both plant and animal...

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How to set boundaries with your children

How to set boundaries with your children

“Discipline doesn’t break a child’s spirit half as often as the lack of it breaks a parent’s heart”Many parents wait till their kids break the rules to set boundaries. This builds up resistance and resentment on their part, because they feel that you are taking away a...

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What is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine?

Are you hearing that term ”Functional medicine” thrown around online and from your friends and family members? Are you asking yourself: ”What is Functional Medicine anyway?" and "How does it differ from traditional medicine?” I became very interested in this...

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Be Sunscreen Savvy This Summer !

Be Sunscreen Savvy This Summer !

Summer is here, and parents are looking for the best sunscreens to protect their children from sunburns.I get asked frequently which brand of sunscreen I would recommend to my young patients, so I turned to the 2017 report by EWG ( Environmental Working Group) for the...

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Babies are not born with an antacid deficiency

Babies are not born with an antacid deficiency

Why does my baby have reflux? In Recent years, there has been an increase in infant GERD or Reflux symptoms to epidemic proportions. Typically pediatricians treat with antacids without testing, unless the baby is not growing well. But what could be causing this rapid...

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