A Holistic Approach to Teen Acne Treatment

A Holistic Approach to Teen Acne Treatment

It’s quite unfair that acne seems to “pop up” at the exact time when physical appearance becomes excruciatingly important to your pre-pubescent/adolescent child (particularly in their social-emotional development). Some teenagers manage to coast through adolescence with just a pimple or two, but for about 8 in 10 teenagers, acne becomes part of daily life. To […]

Know When It’s Time to Go to the E.R.

Know When It’s Time to Go to the E.R.

It’s midnight and your child is struggling with some sort of illness. Is it viral, bacterial, maybe something she ate? You’re exhausted, your partner is exhausted, and your child looks miserable. What’s the next best step to take for your son or daughter? It can be tough to know when you’re sleep-deprived and probably feeling […]

Thanksgiving for Gluten Sensitive & Food Allergy Families

Thanksgiving for Gluten Sensitive & Food Allergy Families

If anyone in your family lives with celiac disease, non-celiac gluten intolerance, or food allergies, Thanksgiving can seem like a challenging time. But don’t give up on serving up your favorite traditional Thanksgiving meals just yet.  There are simple ways to protect your family members with food allergies at Thanksgiving. And, there are amazing gluten-free […]

7 Ways to Naturally Soothe Summer Rashes, Bug Bites & Stings

7 Ways to Naturally Soothe Summer Rashes, Bug Bites & Stings

Nothing brings a fun summer outing to a screeching (and crying) stop like a young child with a bee sting or case of poison ivy. Unfortunately, rashes, bug bites, and stings go with summer time like BBQ’s and boating.  If your child or teen is known to be moderately or severely allergic to any of […]

Your Guide to Thrive Pediatrics Telehealth Visits

Your Guide to Thrive Pediatrics Telehealth Visits

At Thrive Pediatrics, we understand your continued need for pediatric health care for your child in current circumstances. That’s why we offer telehealth visits to our patients to get quality health care right from the comfort of their homes. You can schedule a virtual appointment online and easily connect with one of our experienced Thrive Pediatrics providers. Telehealth […]

5 Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity in Children

5 Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity in Children

Gluten is a kind of protein that is found in grains like wheat, rye, and barley. It is often found in foods that use these ingredients, but it can also be found in medicines, vitamins, and supplements that use small amounts of these ingredients.  Gluten intolerance, also called gluten sensitivity, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or non-celiac […]

4 Ways The Environment Can Impact Your Child’s Health

Environmental Health Effects Pediatrician

A growing body of research in the United States and Western Europe shows the significant effects of the physical environment on children and adolescents’ cognitive and socioemotional development.  Simply speaking, the environment can have a significant impact on your child’s health, overall development, and your family’s sense of wellness. So it’s important to be aware […]

The Benefits of Choosing a Holistic Pediatrician for Your Family

Holistic Pediatrician Thrive Pediatrics

Holistic Healthcare Explained A Holistic Pediatrician abides by the philosophy of the whole child. When we say health care is holistic, we mean it extends far beyond the physical body into mental, emotional, and environmental needs. We respect the child as more than just a patient or a problem to be solved, and believe in […]