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Handling Colic Condition
My baby is experiencing severe colic, I tried everything but nothing seems to work, I heard about biogaia, is it helpful in this condition?
Studies show yes: Probiotic supplements (and culture-fortified foods) are not regulated by the fda. Biogaia is just one form of adding lactobacillus to your babies intestinal cycle. A recent study does show there seems to be benefit though. Use caution and talk to your pediatriian about it. The correct dose has not been established. ...Read more
Pediatrci colic: Colic is a poorly understood disorder of the infants who cry incosolably usually in the evening hours and start aftrer a few weeks of birth. The baby seems to be crying from an abdominal pain as the abd. Muscles are tense. Pediatricians try anti gas meds, sometimes, gently rocking the baby works. Sometimes taking them for a ride in the car helps. ...Read more
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How can I find a doctor in my city that deals specifically with bipolar disorder? My gp has been handling my medications for the past few years.
Ask around: People you could ask include your gp, or people at your local chapter of organizations of patients suffering from mental illness and their families - examples of which in the us would be nami.Org, nmha.Org and dbsalliance.Org. ...Read more
I have degenerate disk disease, i've pretty much bin handling the back pain ok but the leg muscle spasms are killing me. I don't know what to do...
Find the Cause: Colic is uncontrolled fussiness for hours a day. I belive that there is almost always a cause that allows for correction, meaning a happy baby. It could be formula intolerence, swallowing air, acid reflux or a variety of other problems. Patient, careful examination usually identifies and corrects it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are dozens of research papers published since the 80's and 90's, that demonstrate in some women that their diet may affect the baby adversely with colicky behavior. Lactose problems are very common, but a variety of agents have been implicated. Elimination diets are the best way to determine if there is a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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