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Homeopathic Asthma Relief

Asthma medications often come with risk, and some asthma patients prefer to search for alternative ways to relieve their asthma symptoms. Homeopathic asthma treatments, while not always accepted by mainstream doctors, have been shown in several studies to be effective in reducing asthma symptoms. While it is always important to consult with your doctor before changing the way you treat your asthma, it is smart to be aware of what your treatment options are so you can take charge of your health.

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Depression in Preschoolers

Depression is typically thought of as a problem that teens and adults have, but preschoolers can experience depression too. Studies have shown that chronic depression often begins in childhood. “One of the most important mental-health discoveries of the past 10 to 20 years has been that chronic mental illnesses are predominantly illnesses of the young,” said Daniel Pine, of the National Institute of Mental Health, during an interview with “The New York Times.” Preschoolers suffering from true depression can be helped by receiving early help and learning to cope with their unhealthy thinking patterns.

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The Best Cell Phone Family Plans

Family cell phone plans are a good choice if you would like to have one bill for several cell phones. This can be useful whether you want to be on the same plan with a spouse, your older children, or both. Every family will have its own specific needs that will determine which cell phone carrier and plan will work the best for its situation. Because it can be frustrating and expensive to change cell phone carriers, it’s important to choose a carrier that will fit your needs for at least the length of the cell phone contract.

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Home Remedies for Children’s Fever

Childhood fevers are fairly common and while the symptoms are unpleasant for the child, they are generally a good sign that the body is fighting off an infection. Most fevers do not need to be treated with medication, but if your child has a history of febrile seizures you will want to try and prevent the fever from getting too high and setting off another seizure. The symptoms caused by a fever can make a child uncomfortable, but it can often be alleviated using natural treatment methods.

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Fever Management in Children

Young children are exposed to many germs in their daily lives, so it is no surprise that childhood fevers are a fairly common occurrence. A fever is not an illness in itself, but it is a symptom of an illness or infection. As a parent, it is important to understand how to care for a child with an elevated body temperature and when a fever is a sign of an illness severe enough to require medical attention.