On Friday May 25th an article appeared in the New York Times titled Drug For Adults is Popular as Children’s Remedy. It addresses the widespread prescription by pediatricians and GI specialists of Miralax, a colorless odorless liquid laxative for long term treatment of constipation in children, despite the fact that it has never been approved… [Continue reading]
FODMAPs + GAPS = ?
Necessity is the mother of invention, or in this case, it was the urgent distress of my patient and her family, which drove me to seek a supplementary approach to the GAPS treatment protocol. Keiko is an adorable, very bright, not yet 7 year old girl in treatment with me for constipation and encopresis. The… [Continue reading]