Treatment Alternatives For Children

Treatment Alternatives For Children

by Lawrence Rosen, Jeff Cohen


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Treatment Alternatives For Children by Lawrence Rosen, Jeff Cohen

Parents worry about their kids, especially when it comes to their health. Conventional medicine has its place but health conscious parents often worry about the serious side effects associated with many prescription drugs and other conventional treatments. Treatment Alternatives for Children is an easily accessible reference guide that enables parents to look up any number of childhood ailments-acne, ear infections, ADHD … you name it-and get all of the vital comparative information about the most common conventional and alternative treatments. For each side-by-side conventional/alternative comparison, readers get:

  • A description of the ailment each treats.
  • The generic and common brand names of each treatment.
  • Active ingredients.
  • How each treatment works.
  • Dosage, where applicable.
  • Treatment efficacy and timing.
  • Common mild side effects.
  • Less common serious side effects.

Organized from "A" to "Z," this book also covers a special "spotlight" on various important natural remedies and methods that can be used for a variety of ailments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615641819
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 08/07/2012
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lawrence Rosen, M.D., is a nationally recognized expert in Pediatric Integrative Medicine, and a founding member and Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. He is appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at UMDNJ/New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Rosen is a graduate of New York Medical College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he completed his residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Rosen serves on many integrative health advisory boards, including the Holistic Moms Network, Teleosis Institute, and Integrative Healthcare Symposium, Integrative Touch for Kids, PedCAM, and MarbleJam Kids. He is a contributing editor and columnist for Kiwi Magazine, as well as a contributing author/editor for several books, including Integrative Pediatrics (Oxford University Press 2009), Green Baby (DK 2008), and Pediatric Clinics of North America: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Elsevier 2007).

Jeff Cohen is a three-time published author and holistic parent of two young kids with his wife Carol. His first book, Dating, Inc.: How to Recruit, Select, and Retain the Right Man for a Relationship, achieved bestseller status on Amazon. He subsequently wrote two books for Penguin, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Working Less, Earning More and The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Recession Proof Careers. Jeff teaches career, love, and personal growth seminars throughout the country. He's spoken to audiences ranging from 5 to 5,000. He also freelance writes for magazines and online sites such as Jeff has shared his insights through appearances on CNN, CBS, NJN, and "Voice of America," and through interviews with USA Today, the (New York) Daily News, the Denver Post, the Chicago Tribune, and the Boston Herald. Jeff has over 15 years' experience in the field of personal growth and motivation. He earned a dual-degree in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and Marketing from the Wharton School of Business.

Table of Contents

1 Baby Matters 1

2 Watch Your Mouth 21

3 Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling 39

4 Take Your Breath Away 61

5 Temperature Rising 83

6 Tummy Troubles 95

7 Eating and Energy 115

8 Midsection Maladies 135

9 Dermatological Dilemmas 151

10 First Aid for Bumps, Burns, Bruises, and Bites 181

11 Aches and Pains 213

12 Nervous System Worries 225

13 Behavioral and Developmental Difficulties 241


A Toxic Troubles 275

B Top Ten Treatment Lists 285

C Treatment Alternatives A to Z 303

D Citations for Science Says Sidebars 319

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Treatment Alternatives for Children 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a dream come true. Something I've been wishing to be on the market. Already tried some of the remedies & they work better and quicker than prescribed medicines. A MUST for every parent to own! Thank you Dr Rosen!!!
kgagliardiwilson More than 1 year ago
This book is essential for EVERY parent to have. It gives sensible & practical information for alternative remedies for just about anything you can think of. It contains an easy-to-read format and is backed up not only by research, but parents who have actually tried the alternatives! Dr. Rosen should be applauded for breaking the mold of everyday pediatricians and assisting parents in taking control of their children's health! Thank you for such a wonderful book!
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
Treatment Alternatives for Children is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom’s Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author and; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom’s Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.