Breastfeeding Lowers Asthma and Allergy

While some mainstream media outlets and part of society continues to disparage breastfeeding, science continues to support the benefits of breastfeeding for infants.  As a functional medicine pediatrician seeking to counsel parents on the best ways to prepare their children for the world, breastfeeding will always be in the top 5 to 10 practices.  Without…

Navigating a Life of Chemical Sensitivities Part 2 of 2

Reviewing and Summarizing the recent Toxic Mold Summit Session by  Gail Clayton Pharm.D., M.S.  (Read this blog series’ introduction at very end if you are catching up. Look for “SERIES INTRODUCTION”)             Gail Clayton Pharm.D., M.S. provided insights on the connections between mold toxicity and multiple chemical sensitivity during the recent toxic mold summit.  Her…

Navigating a Life of Chemical Sensitivities Part 1 of 2

Reviewing and Summarizing the recent Toxic Mold Summit Session by  Gail Clayton Pharm.D., M.S. (Read this blog series’ introduction at very end if you are catching up. Look for “SERIES INTRODUCTION”)             Gail Clayton Pharm.D., M.S. provided insights on the connections between mold toxicity and multiple chemical sensitivity during the recent toxic mold summit.  Her…

Natural Therapies for Allergies – Session 3 of 5

We have long awaited for Spring to arrive, yet our welcome guest brings unwanted baggage.  Sneezes.  Watery Eyes.  Wheezes.  Mucous coughs.  Yes, “ALLERGIES”. Are we doomed to down our anti-histamines, risking future Alzheimer’s? Not if we utilize some of God’s natural gifts in nature and a little functional MD wisdom!  This series from Dr. Potter was…