Changes in our environment are causing an ever increasing number of kids and adults to suffer from allergies and asthma. This is keeping our kids indoors to stay away from pollen. The resulting lack of physical activity then leads to other health issues.
Are antihistamines and inhalers the only answer? Definitely not! There are so many other solutions available that we can help you with.
Gas and bloating, increased burping, a lack of interest in food maybe due to an unhealthy microbiome.
Nutritional deficiencies can develop due to the improper digestion and lead to other health issues like too much or too little weight gain, stomach pain and discomfort from gas.
Through a comprehensive history, exam and Lab tests, we can determine the possible contributing causes.
An increasing number of kids are being diagnosed with ADHD, and have trouble staying on task, completing school work and even get into trouble for being “hyperactive”.
The use of stimulant medication for ADHD has also been increasing at an alarming rate. But, attention problems may be related to nutritional deficiencies, presence of heavy metals in the body, toxin overload, etc.
We can help determine the contributing factors so they can function better.
Polycystic ovary disease, Hypothyroidism, early menarche which were quite uncommon even 10 years ago, are becoming common household problems.
They are all related to problems with the functioning of the endocrine glands- the adrenals, ovaries, thyroid ….
Taking a hormone replacement like thyroxine may not be the best solution. Digging down to the root of the issue can provide a more permanent solution.
Does you child tire easily?
Do they complain that they are not even able to walk a block, keep up with their peers or play sports?
Do they have trouble waking up in the morning to go to school?
A thorough analysis of their digestion, assimilation of food and nutritional needs can help your child be full of energy.
Though Acne, eczema, cradle cap are disorders of the skin, their cause is not just skin deep.
Instead, it may be buried deep inside the gut.
We treat them from the inside out starting with the gut.
Anxiety, Depression and other mood disorders may keep our kids from having a happy childhood.
Though antidepressants are readily available, did you know that their long term use may actually worsen the depression? They also don’t work on all the different kinds of depression.
Again, finding the root cause and help keep them happy and free of medications.
Does your child catch every cold passing by?
Does he or she have frequent ear infections or strep throat needing antibiotics?
Frequent use of antibiotics can contribute to the development of various chronic health issues later in life and reducing their use would be prudent.
We can help with the different ways to help improve your child’s immunity and prevent them from frequent illnesses and doctor visits.