The Covington Pediatrics Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely…

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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Simplifying the diet question: What should my child eat?

Often, when I see a child or teenager in my office, with a health concern, the question turns to what could be an environmental trigger for that condition. Whether it is gaining pounds too quickly, having rashes like eczema or dry skin, sleep issues, asthma,...

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Foods To Add And Avoid To Boost Your Immune System

A number of foods have been found to benefit the immune system. One group of foods is thought to reduce inflammation in the body, leading to less wear and tear on all your bodily systems, including your immune system: anti-inflammatory foods, which are thought to...

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How Probiotics Help Improve Your Immune System

By now, almost everyone has heard of probiotics, the active cultures in a range of dairy products such as yogurt, some cheeses and kefir, and in fermented foods such as miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut. Most of these are tasty additions to our diet that can also help...

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