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Should children be given probiotics?

I have been seeing a lot of commercials of probiotics and how they are helpful in building a healthy gut. Should I give my children probiotics? My youngest is four and my oldest...

If my child is lactose intolerant, will he be weak?

My son is 4 years old, and he has just been diagnosed with lactose intolerance. We're worried though that this will make him weak, physically, and have him fall behind the other...

Is powdered husk safe for kids of 8 years to relieve constipation?

My son is 8 years old and has constipation. He often forgets to drink an adequate amount of water. Should I give him some Psyllium Husk to relieve this constipation?

How can celiac disease be diagnosed?

My son has a severe allergy along with rashes every time he eats bread made with wheat flour. Could this be an indicative of celiac disease? What are the symptoms of celiac disease,...

No peristalsis, floppy colon- what can help?

All my life, I moved my bowels ,2-3 times a day. When I was 27 I had my first bout of constipation and have had issues ever since. I am super healthy, work out everyday, drink...

Is constipation in children normal?

My 9 year old son often struggles going to the bathroom. Thankfully he is vocal about it but I'm not sure this is normal. He goes once a week.

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