New Book Provides 'Grocery Store Cures' for 100 Common Childhood Ailments

New Book Provides 'Grocery Store Cures' for 100 Common Childhood Ailments

Parents concerned about the side effects of commonly used over-the-counter and prescription medicines are in search of safe and effective natural treatment alternatives. The National Institutes of Health reports one in nine children use some form of complementary or alternative medicine. A new resource, Treatment Alternatives for Children: Reduce Serious Side Effects with Natural Equivalents to Conventional Remedies for Common Childhood Ailments, co-authored by leading integrative pediatrician Lawrence Rosen MD, will help parents find science-based natural solutions to childhood illnesses.

Holistic-minded parent Jeff Cohen first felt the need for an alternative to prescription treatment when his son was diagnosed with seasonal allergies. Cohen turned to his children’s pediatrician, renowned holistic physician Dr. Lawrence Rosen

“Rather than immediately prescribing a potentially harmful drug, I seriously consider each child’s unique situation and the safest, most effective solution,” explains Dr. Rosen. “Often, this prescription is all-natural and can be found in your kitchen cabinet.” 

Impressed by the effectiveness of these holistic solutions, Cohen teamed with Dr. Rosen to publish Treatment Alternatives for Children

This new book is an easily accessible reference guide that helps parents find natural solutions to nearly 100 childhood ailments. Health concerns addressed include asthma, ADHD, autism, dehydration, the flu, swimmer’s ear, burns, bug bites, stomach aches, growing pains, and more. Treatment alternatives include herbal, nutritional, homeopathic, and mind-body remedies and the authors provide side-by-side comparisons of the conventional remedy and the treatment alternative. Dr. Rosen documents the science behind his recommendations so parents can rest assured they are treating their children with safe and effective alternatives to conventional medicines.

Each ailment is discussed in-depth and includes:

  • The generic and common brand names of each treatment
  • Active ingredients
  • How each treatment works including dosage, where applicable
  • Treatment efficiency and timing
  • Common mild and rare side effects

The book also includes helpful top ten treatment lists, including Ten Spice Rack Resources, Ten Curative Foods and Beverages, and Ten Healing Herbs and Plants, all supported by the most current scientific research.