OTC Cold Remedies Bristol TN

For nasal relief, Hyland’s Sniffles ’n Sneezes 4 Kids contains zinc gluconate, which has been proven to shorten a cold’s duration by almost half. Roy Steinbock, MD, a holistic pediatrician in Boulder, Colorado, recommends Heel’s Euphorbium anti-inflammatory nasal spray for all ages, even infants.

Bible Michael W MD
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN
 
McKinney Lisa A DO
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN
 
Beasey Matthew D MD
(423) 968-2311
271 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN
 
Joydip Roy, MD
(423) 652-1636
118 Canterbury Pl
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansa
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr. Thomas Edward Mitoraj
(615) 968-4007
212 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Fred N Mitchell, MD
1135 Volunteer Pkwy Ste 16B
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1953

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Davis R Alan MD
(423) 844-7668
1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN
 
John R Hovious, MD
(423) 652-1655
245 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1979

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Bristol Neurosurgical Associates
(423) 844-6407
491 Bristol Boulevard West Suite 2
Bristol, TN
 
Dr. Fred N Mitchell
(720) 277-6725
1135 Volunteer Pkwy Ste 16B
Bristol, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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OTC Cold Remedies

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By Candace Walsh

Since the FDA urged parents to avoid children’s over-the-counter cold and cough medicines, you may have had a few questions. First, why were they banned? And second, how can you safely ease your sick child’s discomfort?

In 2005, three babies six months or younger died after they were given cold and cough medicines containing the nasal decongestant pseudoephedrine and/or the cough suppressant dextromethorphan, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each baby had high levels of pseudoephedrine in her bloodstream. The CDC also reports that from 2004 to 2005, more than 1,500 children under the age of 2 were treated in emergency rooms for problems related to these OTC medications. Finally, an FDA report released in September 2007 revealed that from 1969 to 2006, 54 children died after taking decongestants, and 69 children died after taking antihistamines.

Safer Homeopathic And Herbal Approaches:
For nasal relief, Hyland’s Sniffles ’n Sneezes 4 Kids contains zinc gluconate, which has been proven to shorten a cold’s duration by almost half. Roy Steinbock, MD, a holistic pediatrician in Boulder, Colorado, recommends Heel’s Euphorbium anti-inflammatory nasal spray for all ages, even infants.

For sore throats and coughs, Steinbock recommends slippery elm bark and cherry bark lozenges for children older than one year.

For ear discomfort, he recommends willow-garlic oil. Aspirin was first derived from willow trees, so it provides an analgesic effect.

For a mild and organic chest rub, try Nature’s Baby Organics Ah-Choo chest rub, made of olive oil, eucalyptus, and tea tree oil.

For skin irritation from a runny nose, try Boogie Wipes, saline wipes that gently remove dried mucus from around the nose, or Emily Skin Soother salve, which protects and soothes chapped and raw skin.

Author: Candace Walsh

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