#237 Dr. Elisa Song, MD on Functional Pediatrics and Lyme

Holistic mama doc, Dr. Elisa Song, MD is a holistic pediatrician, pediatric functional medicine expert, and mama to 2 crazy fun kids. In her integrative pediatric practice, Whole Family Wellness (www.wholefamilywellness.org), she’s helped 1000s of kids get to the root causes of their health concerns and helped their parents understand how to help their children thrive – body, mind, and spirit – by integrating conventional pediatrics with functional medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and essential oils. These health concerns have ranged from frequent colds, ear infections, asthma, and eczema; to autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and autoimmune illnesses. Dr. Song is the host of the Thriving Child Summit – a life-changing event for parents to learn how to help their children thrive. Dr. Song created Healthy Kids Happy Kids to share her advice and adventures as a holistic pediatrician and mama. Now everyone can have their very own virtual holistic pediatrician! You can follow her blog at Healthy Kids Happy Kids (www.healthykidshappykids.com) and get daily tips and inspiration from her on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/DrElisaSongMD/).

Today We Discuss

  1. The alarming increase in chronic illness in our kids

  2. Some of the underlying reasons for this rise

  3. A pediatric functional medicine approach to get to the root cause of their illnesses

  4. Why you want an integrative pediatric toolkit (herbs, acupuncture, etc.) when your kids are sick