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One Clinician's Approach to Asthma

In Functional Medicine, the concept of antecedents, triggers, and mediators underpins the treatment approach. For patients with asthma, Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, shares how understanding the triggers can lead to enormous improvements in health.

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Understanding Autoimmunity in the Pediatric Population

Pediatric autoimmune conditions are multifarious and affect every aspect of a patient’s life—spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical. As diagnoses continue to rise, only treatments that address the right cause will have lasting benefit beyond symptom suppression for this vulnerable population. Read More
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Nutrition, Social-Emotional Issues, and Children

In many children, behavioral and social-emotional issues may be related to food and/or reduced by appropriate nutritional interventions.

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Children, Antibiotics, and Long-Term Health

Antibiotics are still readily prescribed for pediatric care in western countries. What are the longer-term effects for children?

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