Episode 118: Fever Medication for Kids: Are They Doing More Harm Than Good?
When our children fall sick, as parents we will often rely on medications such as paracetamol and ibuprofen for fever relief. But did you know that these medications don’t need to be your first port of call? In many cases, these medications may be doing more harm than good when it comes to illness…Read More
Episode 117: Ear infections – Causes & Natural Treatment
We’ve all been there – the cold weather arrives, and suddenly, little ones are plagued with painful ear infections. It’s a situation that sends parents rushing to the doctor’s office, hoping for a quick fix in the form of antibiotics. But what if we told you there might be a healthier, holistic approach to…Read More
Episode 116: Answering Your Questions About Enlarged Tonsils and Adenoids
Welcome to Part 2 of our Enlarged Tonsils and Adenoids series in which we will be answering all your questions about this very popular topic. If you missed Part 1, be sure to listen to it first as it contains a lot of information, including our holistic approach on how to treat enlarged tonsils…Read More
Episode 115: An Alternative Approach to Enlarged Tonsils and Adenoids in Children
Enlarged tonsils and adenoids are common problems for kids to experience, which can also have some long-term health implications. The good news is that there are steps you can take to relieve enlarged tonsils and adenoids naturally. In this episode, I will be sharing: What exactly are the tonsils and adenoids and where they…Read More
Episode 114: Does My Child Need Magnesium?
Could your child be low in magnesium? When it comes to magnesium for kids, there are so many benefits – particularly for their sleep and mood. But when magnesium levels are low, symptoms can start to pop up. Magnesium is needed for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. This affects countless functions and…Read More
Episode 113: Iron Deficiency in Children
Low iron in children is more common than you might think. Many kids have low iron stores, or they may struggle to build their iron levels up. Iron deficiency is something we see a lot here at Natural Super Kids – whether we spot it in their presenting symptoms, or it’s the primary reason…Read More
Episode 112: MTHFR, anxiety, and fertility with Carolyn Ledowsky from MTHFR Australia
Carolyn Ledowsky is the queen of MTHFR in Australia. She is the founder of MTHFR Support Australia, a Health Scientist, Researcher, naturopath, herbalist, and nutritionist. Carolyn has many areas of study under her belt, including a Bachelor of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine, and additional diplomas in naturopathy and nutrition. Carolyn is currently doing her…Read More
Episode 111: How Nature Deficit Disorder is Affecting Our Kids
Nature deficit disorder is a term coined by author Richard Louv to describe the phenomenon of children spending less time in nature and the resulting negative impacts on their health and well-being. The term does not refer to a formal medical diagnosis, but rather a growing concern among health professionals and educators about the…Read More
Episode 110: Managing Anxiety in Children
Our kids are living in an anxiety-promoting world. There is so much stimulation out there thanks to modern technology, which gives their brains a lot to process. Some even say that anxiety is a normal and rational reaction to the modern world. Anxiety is the second most common mental health disorder among children in…Read More
Episode 109: Food & Nutrition To Support Kids With A.D.H.D.
It’s estimated that around 1 in 20 kids in Australia have ADHD. It is a complex condition, and symptoms can vary from child to child. Hyperactivity, inattention, impulsive behaviour, and behavioural challenges tend to be the common symptoms across the board. In this podcast episode, I will be discussing the natural remedies that will…Read More