Dealing with a fever in your child can be one of the most difficult parenting moments. You are not sure if they will get worse or if you should take them to the doctor, but there is always that fear that they may have something serious.
Contrary to popular belief, most of the time, fevers should be left alone. Naturopathic and traditional health care practitioners believe that fevers that are brought down artificially prolong illness and lead to more cases of sickness. Fever is the body’s ally in fighting infection since it slows down pathogens. However, if your child is so uncomfortable that he cannot rest, you might attempt to make your little one more comfortable with these suggestions.
It’s a good idea to see a Naturopath, Homeopath or other licensed health care provider who specializes in natural remedies before using them on your baby.
Lemon balm leaf, chamomile, peppermint, licorice and elder flower have been traditionally used to treat fevers and are generally regarded as safe in the proper dosages. For babies who are breastfeeding, it is best if Mom takes the herbs herself in order to pass along the medicinal properties to her nursing infant. You can also buy herbal formulations with dosages designed for children at health food stores and groceries.
Echinacea and goldenseal have been relied upon for centuries to assist the body’s immune system, and these are also available in children’s formulas. Garlic also has antibacterial properties. Make a batch of chicken broth with garlic, and serve it to your child. It should be homemade broth as many canned varieties lack nutrition and are also full of preservatives.
Ginger tea can help with a fever and it’s also great for stomachaches if that is a problem also. Ginger has warming properties and is nice if your child feels chilled. You can easily make a weak tea with grated fresh ginger and hot water. Add a little raw honey to sweeten – remembering not to serve raw honey to infants.
Homeopathic remedies are often effective for infant fevers, but the remedy must match the individual child’s specific symptoms including their emotional state. Check a homeopathic reference book to find the right one, or call a Homeopath for suggestions.
Be sure to keep your child well hydrated with clear liquids. If the child is still nursing, offer the breast frequently so that baby will get plenty of fluids and the natural immune factors present in breastmilk. Some babies who are eating solids will revert to exclusive nursing for a time. This is completely normal and fine for a few days.
Lastly, the most important way to handle fever is to give your child lots of love and affection during illness. This will help them heal faster.
Keep in mind that if your infant is younger than 3 months old, it’s a good idea to call your health care practitioner about any fever. Additionally, if your child appears listless, lethargic, is acting unusual (such as not responding to your efforts to play with him or her), having difficulty breathing or complaining of a stiff neck, call your Doctor immediately.
If you are unsure about whether or not to bring down your child’s fever with medicine, it may be time for a conversation with an experienced naturopathic and traditional health care practitioner. These experts can help you determine if the restlessness is due to discomfort from illness or something else entirely. There are many natural remedies that will lower fevers without causing adverse effects such as dehydration. Do any of these suggestions sound like they could make your little one feel better?
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After heart wrenching research, I found that I wasn’t alone. There were many mothers out there- like me, who were looking for real answers.
Apparently, children are born more toxic than their mothers because the amount of toxins in their small bodies can handle is so much less than what an adult’s body can endure.
In the well quoted article “Body burden: The Pollution In New Borns”
Chemical exposures in the womb or during infancy can be dramatically more harmful than exposures later in life. Substantial scientific evidence demonstrates that children face amplified risks from the body burden of pollution; the findings in this study, including mercury, PCBs and dioxins.
Of the 287 chemicals we detected in umbilical cord blood, we know that 180 cause cancer in humans or animals, 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system, and 208 cause birth defects or abnormal development in animals.
In children, heavy metal toxicity may show as:
Frequent runny noses and colds
Loss of balance
Sudden mood changes
Skin issues such as - eczema
Loss of facial asymmetry and so much more.
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TRS is short for “Advanced Toxin and Contaminants Removal System.” TRS is a lab grown zeolite with cage-like structure that has an extremely powerful negative electric charge.
This negative charge is attracted to the positively charged toxins and binds them inside a soccer ball like cage.
In doing so, this naturalized the pathogenic positive charge and the ability for toxins to interact on with anything on the way out of the body.
Simply put- this means advanced TRS is a true chelation that naturalizes toxins so that they can be safely excreted and not cause harm on the body.
Safe Heavy Metal Detox TRS is incredibly fast-acting and is completely removed from the blood in 5-7 hours and in turn, so are the trapped toxins and heavy metals.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
1. What Is TRS?
TRS is a negatively charged zeolite that is bound to a water molecule. Due to it’s negative charge and cage like molecular structure, TRS attracts positively charged, free floating toxins and heavy metals ( like Mercury, Lead, Cadmium, Aluminum, Barium, Thorium, Uranium, Etc.) within the body.
Once the toxins and metals are trapped within the age like structure of the zeolite within TRS, it is molecularly impossible for them to escape this bond within the body. Once absorbed into the zeolite, the toxins WILL NOT be reabsorbed into the body.
2. How Are The Toxins Eliminated?
TRS passes quickly through the body and is completely removed from the body within 5-7 hours, along with the toxins and heavy metals that it encapsulates. TRS is removed through normal body elimination processes, and is gentle on the kidneys and liver due to it’s neutralization effects and complete encapsulation of the toxins.
3. How Do I Start Taking TRS?
Start with 1 spray per a day, and slowly increase your sprays until you reach 1 spray per 30lbs, per a day. A 150lb person would take 5 sprays per a day. Spray sublingually (under the tongue) for maximal absorption when possible, however TRS will still be effective when sprayed orally, even if sublingual administration is not possible.
Additionally, TRS can be sprayed topically over eczema, rash, warts, or any other skin issues.
4. Who Can Use TRS?
Safe heavy Metal TRS is biologically inert and safe for ALL ages. The recommended dose is 1 spray per 30lbs.
5. How Long Should My Family Take TRS?
A minimum of 6 months detox at your full dose (1 spray per 30 lbs) is recommended for optimal results for those with everyday heavy metal and toxin accumulation. Those with extremely high levels of toxicity may wish to use the product longer.
After the initial detox period, many choose to continue “maintenance sprays” to mitigate the every day exposure to heavy metals and toxins in our air, water, food, and even jewelry.
6. How Can I Tell If TRS Is Working?
The best way to determine whether TRS is working for you is to note the symptoms that you have that are related to heavy metal toxicity, and track whether or not they are alleviated. Note that some heavy metals take longer to excrete than others.
Mercury excretion, for example, begins around the 7-14 day mark. Barium, Aluminum, and Lead start to be excreted around the 90 day mark. Be patient with the healing process. You didn’t accumulate toxicity overnight, and all of your symptoms won’t go away overnight either.
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8. Are There Any Side Effects?
Sometimes it has to get worse before it can get better. When you remove a toxin from you system, your body will go through a detoxing process to rid itself of the toxins. This can cause headaches, lethargy, joint pain, acne, skin rash, painful periods, muscle soreness, depression, anxiety, weight loss, hormonal swings, bloating, nausea, sore throat, and bunch of other unpleasant symptoms, Detoxing is no walk in the park, unfortunately.
Though these symptoms are certainly not pleasant, they are a great sign that your body is cleansing itself and you are on your way to feeling better. A healing crisis is short lived and you can decrease the sprays or take a day off as needed and slowly add back. Safe Heavy Metal TRS is very powerful. Listen to your body.
9. Is Anger/Being Super Emotional A Normal Detox Reaction?
You or your child is likely having a die off of Candida and parasites because the liver is over burdened and that results in anger. The liver stores anger and a toxic irritated liver needs help- lemon water, lots of water, vitamin C, some mild binders, etc. Please look up detox support as there’s no one-size-fits-all.
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