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Every Body Needs Testosterone

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2020 2:00:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Men's Health, Detoxification, Women's Health

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Everyone needs testosterone for strong bodies, fit minds and strong immune systems.

Testosterone levels are reduced with our daily exposure to plastics.  

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January Scoop on Pediatric Poop

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 1, 2020 11:11:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, The Scoop on Poop

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Hey, I'm trying to poop here - do you mind?

Premature infants have a rough beginning because they are weeks earlier than the expected due date and most likely they came into the world via C-section. These infants are behind in their postnatal development of intestinal microflora. How do we know this and what can we do about it?

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Do You Know the 4 Signs of Concussion?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Healthy Living, Brain Health

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Concussions aren't just for the professional athletes.

Kids of all ages get concussions. Learn the 4 signs of concussion so you recognize the signs.  

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GoodGut Probiotics Prevent Colic in Infants

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, The Scoop on Poop, Gut Repair

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You want your baby to be happy.  All babies are born with leaky gut. It's part of their immature immune system. There is one effective treatment to prevent colic, regurgitation and functional constipation in your infant.

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Get the Lead Out of Your Baby's Brain!

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Detoxification, Women's Health

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Newborns whose moms were exposed to lead during pregnancy scored lower on reflex tests and other skills tied to brain development.  

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Atopic Dermatitis in Infants and Food Allergies

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies, Body Health

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Exclusively breastfed infants can have food allergies.Cow's milk, egg, wheat and peanut allergens have all been detected in human breast milk. Once baby consumes these systemic and inflammatory allergens, infants can get a common skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema

Find out what you should look for in your baby.

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Pregnancy Weight Shields Your Baby From Environmental Toxins

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 8, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Detoxification, Chronic Illness and Disease, Women's Health

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I have been asked many times over the years from pregnant women, "Can I detox now, is there anything I can do or take to protect my baby from environmental toxins?"

My answer is to focus on stabilization so the toxins do not mobilize in the bloodstream. We stabilize with nutrients, minerals and low dose anti-oxidants.

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Complication of Type II Diabetes Seen in Teens

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 25, 2019 2:34:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Chronic Illness and Disease

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 Young people are being diagnosed with Type II diabetes everyday and 1/4 of them have peripheral neuropathy.

What is peripheral neuropathy and why should you care about it?

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The Effects of Alcohol on Your Brain

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2019 1:19:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Brain Health

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Sobering Facts about your Brain and Alcohol 

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Food Allergies and Your Child at School

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2019 11:25:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies

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Another school year has started. Your child recently got diagnosed with food allergies at our office. Now what? Here's my go-to list of how to prepare you and your child for the school year.  

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
For all appointments: Tel: 845 358-8385 Fax: 845 358-2963 drguggenheim@msn.com