Author - Dr Sarah Weber

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Dr. Weber is a wellness chiropractor and digestive health specialist, who has been in private practice at Total Balance Chiropractic since 2007. Dr. Weber focuses on finding the underlying cause of health symptoms, giving gentle chiropractic adjustments to restore health and helping children and families reach their optimum health potential.

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Childhood is supposed to be a happy carefree time. But today’s world places more stress on children than ever before. Combined factors such as living in a more challenging and hectic environment, meeting increased demands for extra activities, coping with problems at home, and internalizing pressure from parents and classmates can produce more stress on a child than he or she can handle.

 

Alarmingly, the incidence of anxiety, depression and A...

Posted on May 12, 2016 at 11:06 AM by Dr Sarah Weber

Help with identifying food intolerances

Food is supposed to help children grow up healthy and strong. But for a growing number of kids, something as innocuous as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, scrambled eggs, or a glass of milk can cause problems -- and this can be a major source of anxiety for parents, not to mention much discomfort for the child.

While a growing number of children are diagnosed with food allergies, a 2010 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed the prevalence of food allergy ...

Posted on August 30, 2013 at 7:34 AM by Dr Sarah Weber

Back to School: Backpacks 101

The first day of school for your little one has arrived, seems like only yesterday your child was uttering his or her first words and taking his or her first steps. You've done all you can to protect and prepare your child (and yourself) for this big day. Have you however, considered the importance of your child's first backpack? Misuse of backpacks by either over packing or wearing them incorrectly could do damage to your child's spine and lead to chronic back, neck and/or shoulder pain.
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Posted on July 30, 2012 at 7:02 AM by Dr Sarah Weber

Food Allergy or Food Intolerance?

Food is supposed to help children grow up healthy and strong. But for a growing number of kids, something as innocuous as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, scrambled eggs, or a glass of milk can cause problems -- and this can be a major source of anxiety for parents.

While a growing number of children are diagnosed with food allergies, a 2010 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed the prevalence of food allergy might actually be overestimated. “While allerg...

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 5:44 AM by Dr Sarah Weber

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Chicago KIDS Day

Warm weather is here and many of Chicago's street festivals and block parties will be sprouting up soon.  Mark your calendars for May 19th because Chicago Kids Day is the one event you don't want to miss. This amazing festival focuses on children's health & wellness- with huge amounts of fun thrown in! Here are the top ten reasons you and your family should plan on spending your morning at Chicago KIDS Day:


Have fun while learning about health, safety, development & more fr...

Posted on April 26, 2012 at 6:22 AM by Dr Sarah Weber

3 Ways to Improve Behavior and Mood Naturally in Children

Childhood is supposed to be a happy carefree time. But today’s world places more stress on children than ever before.  Combined factors such as living in a more challenging and hectic environment, meeting increased demands for extra activities, coping with problems at home, and internalizing pressure from parents and classmates can produce more stress on a child than he or she can handle.  Alarmingly, the incidence of anxiety, depression, and ADHD in children is on the rise.  Children may ...

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 7:30 AM by Dr Sarah Weber

5 Ways to help your little one get more Zzzz’s

Sleep for children is one of the most important requirements in childhood development, and children with sleep issues cannot be taken lightly.  Getting enough sleep is essential to good health and many body functions, such as growth, proper brain development, alertness and memory, healing and healthy immune system functioning.  Through sleep, our bodies recharge and renew for the next day's challenges. Emerging research suggests that too little sleep contributes to attention deficit, hyper...

Posted on April 05, 2012 at 7:00 AM by Dr Sarah Weber