does your child need a doctor right now?

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does your child need a doctor right now?

Having three kids under the age of six is quite exciting. We never have a dull moment in our house and often have injuries and illnesses that need to be tended to by a doctor. I have learned a lot over the past six years about when a child needs to be seen by a doctor immediately and when certain things can wait until their regular pediatrician is available. I created this blog to help other parents learn about the injuries and illnesses that their children may experience when a doctor isn't available to take a child to whenever these things happen.


What to Expect When You Go In for an MRI Scan

If your doctor has given you a referral for an MRI scan and you have never had this type of testing done before, you might feel a little intimidated. Instead of worrying about it, you can inform yourself so the MRI process will be a breeze. Here are some of the things you can expect when you go in for an MRI scan: Start Your Day As Normal Unless you are going in for a specific scan for your gallbladder, such as the MRCP, you can take any daily medication you usually take and you can eat and drink before the appointment. Read More 

Holistic Treatments For Frequent Headaches

If you have frequent headaches, you might take pain relievers to ease them. This works, but it's really addressing the symptom — the headache — instead of seeking to identify and address the cause of the headaches. Holistic treatments seek to heal the whole body and address the underlying causes of an ailment. Here are a few such holistic treatments to try for the relief of frequent headaches. Drinking More Water Read More 

Treating Your Arthritis With Infusion Treatments

Arthritis is a common condition that people will develop as they age. It can have an extreme impact on a person's life as it can create extreme discomfort as well as potentially impair a person's ability to engage in the activities that they like as well as hinder their work performance. While arthritis is a common condition for individuals to develop as they age, the available treatments for this condition are often poorly appreciated by patients. Read More