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When Does Your Child Have a Migraine Attack, Not Just Head Pain?

If your child has severe head pain, it might be time to talk to the pediatrician about migraine.

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Tracking One Cytokine's Role in IBD

New research may hold the key to identifying factors that lead to the development of IBD.

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Talking to Your Older Child About Acid Reflux

Better communication with your child is essential in getting them the right treatment to keep their acid reflux (AR) under control.

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Asthma and Pet Allergies

Your pet could not only be giving you allergies, but also leading you to asthma. Learn how to manage allergic asthma caused by pets.

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Coughing and Voice Changes with Acid Reflux

Acid reflux can also affect the throat (pharynx) and voice box (larynx), leading to a diagnosis of laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPR).

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Celiac vs. Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Some people they may have all of the symptoms of celiac, feel better when removing gluten containing foods, and yet don’t test positive for celiac disease.

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Signs Your Older Child Needs to See the GI

Here are some potential acid reflux symptoms that indicate your older child needs to see the gastroenterologist (GI).

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Acid-reducing Meds Linked To Two Serious GI Infections

An increase in two GI infections may be associated with the increase in the prescriptions of acid-reducing medications.

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Microbes Passed by Mother May Cause IBD

New research indicates that microbes passed to their offspring may also affect the child’s DNA.

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Discussing Migraine With Your Child

How to talk to your child about their Migraines so you know how to best help them.