Debby Hamilton

  • Dr Debby Hamilton, MD, MSPH
  • Holistic Pediatric Consulting and Proactive Wellness of the Rockies
  • Boulder, CO and Denver, CO   
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303-442-0107 (Boulder office) and 303-835-9130 (Denver office)


Contact me for: Treatment of autism, ADHD and other chronic pediatric problems along with preconception counseling and workshops; information on my book, Preventing Autism & ADHD: Controlling Risk Factors, Before, During, & After Pregnancy.

Dr. Debby Hamilton is a board certified pediatrician and founder of Holistic Pediatric Consulting in Boulder, CO. She also treats patients at the integrative center, Proactive Wellness of the Rockies in Denver, CO. Her education includes a Masters of Science degree in Public Health (MSPH) and board certifications in physician nutrition and integrative/holistic medicine. Her practices focus on treatment of children with autism and ADHD along with preconception counseling and workshops.

Her book, Preventing Autism & ADHD: Controlling Risk Factors Before, During, & After Pregnancy was released in June 2013. It is based on over 600 reviewed research studies and years of treating children with these chronic issues. This book helps women reduce their risk factors in the areas of nutrition, digestion, immune function, inflammation, hormones, and detoxification. Her book is available on amazon and her website www.holisticpediatric.com

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Expert Articles by Debby Hamilton

Pregnancy

Control the risk factors of autism and ADHD prior to pregnancy

Expert Articles Sponsored by Debby Hamilton

Colds, Flus, and Sickness

Treat the common cold by strengthening your immune system with zinc
Get rest to treat fever and chills and monitor your temperature
Treat symptoms and causes of the common cold and flu with Qi
Treat the stomach flu right away to have you feeling better in no time
Beat the cold and flu this season with natural remedies
Prevent and treat the cold and flu to help you stay healthy
Arm yourself against the spread of the cold and flu viruses
Natural methods to help treat nasal issues
How your doctor can help you manage and overcome allergies

Raising Healthy and Happy Kids

Helping kids feel comfortable and safe in the water is key
Optimizing brain enrichment through positive digital screen time
De-stressing doctor visits fosters a lifetime of health for kids
Being proactive can help emotionally traumatized kids to heal
Proper nutrition can improve kids' learning and behavior problems
Help guide your child’s path to effectively coping with anxiety
Establishing safe, fun and productive bath time for children
Jumpstart your family’s day with a positive morning routine
Parents should influence their children to eat healthy and exercise
Finding a happy medium when enrolling kids in afterschool activities
Advice for raising emotionally happy and healthy twins and triplets
Creating healthy and happy mealtimes for children and parents
Helping the entire family achieve a stress-free holiday season
How you can boost your children’s self-worth and self-esteem
How can parents raise happy children with balanced priorities?
Family meals foster healthy eating habits and close connections
Advice for motivating your kids and supporting their successes
Parents can help kids make a difference in the lives of others
Help your children develop confidence and a healthy body image
Teach your anxious child better ways to cope and manage behaviors
Helping girls love their bodies and cultivate healthy self-esteem
How can parents help their children minimize unnecessary stress?
Parents can teach children to recognize and label their emotions
Expert advice for parents trying to raise emotionally-healthy twins
How can you raise body-confident kids in an image-obsessed society?
Expert advice on raising honest children
Broaden your child's diet and establish healthy eating behaviors
Organize playdates for kids who struggle with social interactions
Help children develop their talents and creativity via play

Nutrition

Eating at the right time during the day affects your overall health
Maintain a healthy voice for singing, speaking, and vocal health
Healthy choices to reduce toxins and exposure to harmful chemicals
Stay healthy and eat nutritiously in a high pressure desk job
Enhance your quality of life with proper exercise and nutrition
Detoxify and cleanse your body to lose weight and become healthier
A plant based diet is a great way to enhance your overall health
Plant-based dietician's food guide pyramid
Living healthy means watching your diet and consistent exercise
Healthy snacking can help maintain metabolic and overall health
Incorporate dried chickpeas into a balanced diet
Advice on maintaining a healthy digestive system
Difficulty swallowing pills or vitamins? Follow this advice
Before buying dietary supplements, follow this advice
Incorporating wheatgrass into your diet has many health benefits
Pack healthy snacks for a work conference or long meeting
Reduce advanced glycation end-products to slow aging and prevent degenerative diseases
Create a simple menu plan that’s healthy for you and your family
Energy drinks are not sodas or sports drinks: Consume carefully
Multivitamins and nutritional supplements: What you need to know
Restore neurotransmitter function with brain healthy foods
Spring detoxification can help reduce toxins and lose weight
Mothers can eat to cultivate well-being, self-love and gratitude
How to start a plant based diet for more energy and vitality
How to transition to a vegan or vegetarian diet with ease
Eating a healthy, well balanced diet starts with smart shopping
Minority communities can combat obesity-related health crisis
Hire a nutrition counselor to help you obtain your dietary goals
Learn to cook deliciously and nutritiously when living on your own
Make your everyday meals look like they came from a restaurant

Children's Health

You can survive the NICU
Acupressure is a wonderful, gentle remedy for your child’s ailments
Teach your children about healthy nutrition and wise choices
An acupuncturist can help treat your child's health conditions
Ensure the top level of care for your baby’s eye health
Parents guide on how to prevent hearing loss in your children
Maintain your child’s vision and eye health to optimize learning
Prevent childhood obesity by making healthier food choices
Battle obesity in children by fostering an active family lifestyle
Encourage mental health in children with a psychological evaluation
Protect your baby during the winter: Know the facts about RSV
Cord blood banking can help your children stay healthy
Getting your child interested in sports will help prevent obesity
Know the warnings signs and symptoms of depression in your child
Cooking healthy foods for picky eaters to help them eat healthier
Be proactive when getting your child treatment for scoliosis
Why rewarding children with sugar or treats is a big mistake
What you should do if you suspect your child has ADHD

Kids with Special Needs

Sustain a happy marriage while raising a child with special needs
Build a positive sibling relationship within a special needs family
Giving much-needed support to parents of children with special needs
Educate and communicate with special needs children to prevent abuse
Special needs children's skills improve with Applied Behavior Analysis
Helping your child overcome anxiety is not an impossible task
What is Applied Behavior Analysis?
Managing a child’s mental illness begins with an informed parent
Successfully tackling learning challenges at school begins at home
Music therapy can help improve learning, growth and development
What is music therapy?
Successfully manage disagreements and conflict in the IEP process
Inclusive education for students with disabilities benefits everyone
A successful IEP meeting requires effective parent participation
Preparation is critical when relocating a family with disabilities
Focus on basic human needs to help kids with difficult behaviors
Animal-assisted interventions are beneficial for kids with needs
Ensure a smooth new school year for your child with special needs
Well-planned vacations are critical for kids with special needs
Planning transportation services for students with disabilities
Addressing the issue of sexuality with kids with special needs
Choose a safe therapeutic barn for kids involved in equine therapy
Dads must be present when helping raise a child with special needs
Develop open communication with the teacher of your special needs child
Emergency preparedness is critical for individuals with disabilities
Encouraging independence is critical for kids with special needs
Make airline travel easy for families with physical disabilities
Encouraging friendships between kids with disabilities and peers
Helping sibs of kids with disabilities manage embarrassment
Helping sibs advocate for people with intellectual disabilities
Helping children with special needs improve health and fitness
Help your child with sensory processing disorder to succeed
Navigating swim lessons for kids with and without disabilities
Support groups help mothers raising kids with disabilities
Easing the stress of airline travel for children with special needs
Meltdowns: help for kids with special needs and their parents
Help to prepare your kid with disabilities for employment success
Providing access to dance classes for kids with special needs
Providing lifetime care for your child with special needs
Planning for the future care of your child with special needs
Using music to bring together kids with and without special needs
Obtaining a school evaluation for kids with possible special needs
Managing embarrassment of a brother or sister with special needs
Teach home and community safety skills to kids with special needs
Donating your child's blood and tissue samples for research
Art therapy helps cultivate development in children with special needs
Self-care is critical for parents raising kids with disabilities
Find the best adaptive dance class for your child with special needs
What is sensory processing disorder and how parents manage it
Your special needs child can feel free and bloom at summer camp
Families with disabilities must help maintain balance for siblings
Advocating for your child's IEP goals requires planning and vision
Understanding how to achieve inclusion for kids with disabilities
Parents must effectively communicate with their child's IEP team
Stress-free IEP meetings can lead to better outcomes for students
Planning for the future needs of your child with a disability
Advice for choosing care providers for kids with special needs
Parents raising kids with special needs must manage their stress

Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Children with autism need special care to ensure oral health
Early detection for autism can significantly impact your child's life
Children with autism spectrum disorder will grow with help at home
Communicating at home with your child on the autism spectrum can be rewarding
Understanding a child on the autism spectrum can help them thrive
Exercise is vital to a healthy lifestyle for kids with autism
Doing your homework before using nutrition to treat ASD
Helping kids on the spectrum learn to use their vision is vital
Helping kids on the autism spectrum to use their vision is vital
Advice for providing grief support to kids on the autism spectrum
Help kids on the autism spectrum improve language and reasoning
Making exercise part of life for children on the autism spectrum
Reaping the benefits of exercise for those on the autism spectrum
Managing picky eating in children with autism spectrum disorders
Helping your children to understand their autism spectrum disorder
Helping children with autism spectrum disorders face their fears
Teach social skills to individuals with autism spectrum disorder
Ensuring safety and security for children on the autism spectrum
Evaluating educational programs for kids on the autism spectrum
Helping kids with autism spectrum disorder bond over music
Creating Halloween traditions with kids on the autism spectrum
Teaching vital safety skills to kids with autism spectrum disorder
Learning to connect with nonverbal kids on the autism spectrum
Positive behavioral supports for children on the autism spectrum
Build connections and self-esteem with Autism Movement Therapy
Kids on the autism spectrum can improve social skills through play
Celebrating a happy holiday season with kids on the autism spectrum
Communicate and connect with children on the autism spectrum
Managing the wandering tendencies of kids on the autism spectrum
Using service dogs to help kids with autism spectrum disorder
How can kids on the autism spectrum get the most out of an iPad?
How to parent siblings of a child with an autistic spectrum disorder
Help young kids on the autism spectrum avoid behavior challenges
Dining out with kids on the autism spectrum requires preparation

Pregnancy

Nutritional advice for you and your baby while pregnant
Hypnosis can remove stress and hormonal cravings when pregnant
Successfully treat postpartum depression after having a baby
Your wife needs your support to help her beat postpartum disorder
Prevention and treatment for pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders
Cope with the loss of a baby after having a miscarriage
Help surviving a summer pregnancy and staying cool in the heat
Have a healthy baby and pregnancy with this expert advice
Holistically treat post-pregnancy nutritional deficiencies
Control the risk factors of autism and ADHD prior to pregnancy
Collect and store cord blood to protect your newborn's future health
Treat common pregnancy ailments at the first sign of discomfort
Reduce and treat pregnancy swelling in your feet and ankles
An online baby registry is a great way to get the gifts you want
Avoid developing gestational diabetes to ensure a healthy pregnancy
How you should prepare for pregnancy when you have diabetes
Exercising while you are pregnant is healthy for you and your baby
Varicose veins can be prevented during and after pregnancy
How to recover after experiencing a traumatic birth
Reduce the worry, anxiety, and stress experienced during pregnancy
Adjusting to life after having a baby and coping with postpartum
Exercising while pregnant is safe and eases recovery after delivery
It is important to protect your back and spine during pregnancy

Child Safety

Teaching children to be safe, strong and free
Navigating the many risks of summer begins with parental awareness
Keep kids safe outdoors from bees, wasps, ticks and mosquitos
Expert advice for surviving a school shooting
Create a safe family home by minimizing your exposure to toxins
Keep children safe and secure during the holiday season
Parents must communicate with their children about internet safety
Educating your kids about body safety can help prevent sexual abuse
Sports safety: Make eye protection a priority for your child

Kids with Eating Disorders

Coping with a teenage daughter suffering from an eating disorder
Help your child struggling with an eating disorder such as anorexia
Supporting your child with an eating disorder is vital to recovery
Advice for parents to help their child overcome an eating disorder
Advice for parents to help their child who binge eats
I think my child might have an eating disorder. What should I do?
What parents should do if they think their child has anorexia
Helping your child with an eating disorder move towards recovery
Helping children who may be struggling with an eating disorder

Kids with ADD/ADHD

Your child with ADHD needs your support to help them grow and succeed
Embracing differences and strengths will help your child manage ADHD
Understanding ADD/ADHD drugs will help families make good choices
A parent's approach can set the tone for how kids manage ADHD
Improve attention span at home for your child with ADD/ADHD
Understanding natural treatments for kids diagnosed with ADD/ADHD
Recognizing the possible signs of ADD and ADHD in your children
Parents must understand the causes of ADHD and then seek solutions
Provide support and guidance for your child diagnosed with ADHD
Parents can improve sleep habits for children diagnosed with ADHD
Focus on structure and passions when raising a child with ADD/ADHD
Help children with ADHD and dyslexia to reach their potential
Helpful strategies for successfully raising teenagers with ADHD
Steer your way through the demands of parenting a child with ADHD
Help your kids with ADD/ADHD become authentic and confident
Kids with ADHD can improve executive skills and succeed in school

Health Insurance

Manage your health savings account
Selecting disability income insurance
Why you need travel insurance for your trip
Purchasing travel medical insurance
Dealing with a family member's long-term care insurance
Considering a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
No longer covered by your parents’ health insurance?
Buy travel medical insurance for a safe study-abroad experience
Best pet insurance policy to protect your cat or dog and budget
Long term care insurance ensures you're covered for medical costs
Know how to navigate the Affordable Care Act to get the best coverage
Recent college grads should understand their health care options
Prepare for higher medical costs during senior and retirement years
Plan ahead for Alzheimer's and obtain long-term health insurance
Advice for women on getting long-term care insurance
Health and disability insurance can protect you when playing baseball
How to get the right health insurance coverage for you and your family
Protect your family's financial security with the right insurance
Determine your need to buy a long-term care insurance policy
Think ahead when purchasing a long-term care insurance policy
How to apply and receive veteran's benefits and services
How to mitigate and avoid the denial of a health insurance claim
Understand the financial benefits of voluntary insurance
Advice to recent college graduates on buying necessary insurance
Insurance coverage you need to protect your teenage children

Fitness and Exercise

Women: Work out with the confidence and feel awesome afterwards
Use hypnosis to enjoy exercise and create a fit and healthy body
Perform a great massage on your loved one at home the right way
Achieve your fitness goals while staying injury-free at the gym
Even with a busy schedule, you can still workout and get in shape
Live healthier by doing yoga with this expert advice for beginners
Cross training is important for overall fitness and to prevent injury
Stretching and warming up is essential to a quality workout
Achieve your fitness goals to help you look and feel great
Increase muscle strength and flexibility to help you avoid injury
Integrating technology into your fitness plan to optimize workouts
Stay in shape with a workout designed for your blood type
Cardio exercise is one of the most important parts of your workout
Don't let business travel ruin your exercise routine or your health
Find motivation to workout when other obligations weigh you down
No more excuses. Get back on a healthy track with physical activity
Workplace workouts can increase health, wellness and productivity
Dieting and working out at the same time? This advice is for you
How to stay motivated to exercise and become a healthier you
Find time to exercise and stay healthy even with a busy work schedule
Increase your strength and balance through exercise
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