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Childrens Health

Functional medicine approaches healthcare by looking at the whole individual rather than treating isolated symptoms. This holistic approach can be particularly beneficial for children, as it considers their physical health and emotional, mental, and social well-being. Functional medicine practitioners aim to identify and address the root causes of health issues rather than simply suppressing symptoms with medication. For children, this means exploring factors such as diet, lifestyle, genetics, environment, and even family dynamics to understand the underlying causes of their health challenges.

One area where functional medicine can be precious for children is in addressing chronic conditions like allergies, asthma, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and digestive issues. By taking a comprehensive approach that includes thorough evaluations, personalized treatment plans, and a focus on preventive care, functional medicine can help children achieve better health outcomes. For example, rather than just prescribing medications to manage symptoms, a functional medicine practitioner might work with the child and their family to identify and eliminate potential triggers, such as food sensitivities or environmental toxins, while also supporting the body's natural healing processes through nutrition, supplements, and lifestyle modifications. By treating the whole child and empowering families to make informed choices about their health, functional medicine can support children in thriving and reaching their full potential.

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"Kiara reviewed reviewed my son's lab results provided supplement recommendations based on his results. Very happy and will continue our care with Kiara."

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