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Dr. Rydland will be seeing patients in Florida on April 11-17 and in Virginia around these dates. For instructions on scheduling appointments click here

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Dr. Rydland has had many of his patients ask about the current measles epidemic. This is his information.


Beginning May 22, Dr. Rydland will be seeing patients at an additional location every month in Hollywood on Thursdays at Dr. Amy Ouelette's office:
9710 Stirling Rd
#112
Hollywood, FL 33024


There is an ever-increasing rate of chronic illness. Our environment, diet and lifestyle is deteriorating rapidly. What can parents do to reverse this trend? See how you can raise healthy kids in our unhealthy world.

Want to use a natural approach to prevention of the "Flu"? Want to avoid giving your child the flu shot? Dr. Rydland discusses what he recommends for his patients during the flu season.

Vaccines or immunizations are the most controversial subject in contemporary pediatric care. The notes from Dr. Rydland‘s slide presentation on vaccines may help you to sort out information important to make your decision. Another recommended web site for mostly balanced information on vaccines is http://909shot.com.

This exerpt from Dr. Rydland's upcoming book explains important considerations for feeding children of all ages.

Nearly all children will experience a fever from time to time. This article explains what fever is, when it is a problem and what to do about it.

Colic is a common and frustrating condition for families and physicians. Here we copy Dr. Rydland's chapter on natural remedies for your baby's colic.

The list of physicians that I recommend for my Florida patients when they need care in my absence. Also information regarding my return to South Florida.

Antibiotics and surgery are most commonly recommended for children with ear infections. This article, written by Dr. Rydland for his patients, will help you to deal with this common problem naturally, usually without antibiotics, and to avoid most recommended ear surgery (e.g. "ear tubes")

There is literallly no other more contraversial subject in children‘s medical care today than that of vaccines and vaccine safety. Dr. Rydland recommends you read this article as part of your vaccine education and decision.

Click on this link to obtain the necessary paperwork for an appointment with Dr. Rydland. Any available medical records should be sent via email DrRydland@kidswellness.com, fax (434-984-5439) or mail (1921 Commonwealth Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2382)

People who drink regular, adequate amounts of water tend to eat less and make healthier dietary choices than those who drink less healthful liquids.

Is organic better, worth the money? Read on...

kidsWellness Health Tips
Eggs—a nutritional powerhouse
What's in a yolk? With the exception of riboflavin and niacin, the yolk contains a higher proportion of many of the egg’s vitamins and minerals than the egg white. These include vitamin B12, zinc, iron, iodine, copper, selenium, and calcium, as well as vitamins A, D, E, and K. Buy organic, free-range eggs for the most nutritional value.

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