Children’s Health

Scarlet Fever Rash - Dr. Axe

Relieve Your Child’s Scarlet Fever Rash: 10 Natural Treatments

Once considered a very severe childhood disease, scarlet fever is now easy to treat, and the prognosis for recovery is excellent. Physical signs include a very red sore throat and scarlet fever rash, a red rash that appears on the neck, under the arms, or in the groin area, which spreads quickly over the rest of the body. Physicians commonly … Read More

How to get rid of lice - Dr. Axe

How to Get Rid of Lice: 8 Natural Remedies

If you’re wondering how to get rid of lice, I’m here to tell you that there are thankfully a lot of natural home remedies to kill lice. There are a few kinds of lice including head lice, body lice and pubic lice. While body lice and pubic lice can occur as a result of unclean living conditions and a lack … Read More

Strep throat

Strep Throat Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Acute throat infections are among the most common infectious diseases seen by family physicians — they are responsible for 2 to 4 percent of all visits to a family doctor. Strep throat is the most common cause of a sore throat among children between the ages of 5 and 15. (1) Be aware of specific strep throat symptoms and what is uncommon … Read More

BRAT diet - Dr. Axe

BRAT Diet: How to Stop Diarrhea in Its Tracks Beyond BRAT

Although the BRAT diet has been viewed as the proper treatment for diarrhea for many years, it has recently been deemed too restrictive by the American Academy of Pediatrics. BRAT diet foods are in fact easy on the digestive system because they’re bland and give the stomach a chance to rest. However, these foods alone lack vital nutrients that the … Read More