Racing into your moaning child’s room in the middle of the night and feeling their body burning with a blistering fever…a fitful cough which has gone on for a week keeping everyone in the house from sleeping- initially chock-full of yellow phlegm, then its dry and hacking, now its phlegmy again…the third earache this term that pulls your child out of school and into the doctor’s office where they have suggested yet another course of antibiotics.  These are but a few of the health concerns that children and their parents endure. Children take to acupuncture remarkably well, while recent studies have demonstrated that acupuncture can serve as a significant alternative or adjunct to other treatments. “As a father of two young children, I’ve experienced the fear and helplessness that accompanies the screaming fits of a sick child.” -Fred Ragsdale LAc, 1000 Folded Cranes Acupuncture Clinic Acupuncture can help kids with: Colds/Immune System Conditions Cough Allergies Asthma Digestive Complaints Bed Wetting Otis Media (ear infection) Eczema Teenage Acne Failure to Thrive ADHD* Autism/ASD* Want more health tips? Subscribe to our newsletter. The Unique Physiology of Children Chinese medicine wisely recognizes that children have …(full article)