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COVID-19: Functional Medicine and Paediatrics with Dr Elisa Song

Apr 08, 20
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Integrative GP, Dr Mark Donohoe and functional paediatrician, Dr Elisa Song chat about COVID-19 through the lens of functional medicine. 

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Nov 04, 19
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Many Australian children are not meeting the current recommendations for various nutrients fundamental for their growth and development.

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Aug 02, 19
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Improve child immune health with a combination of probiotics and vitamin C.

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Tackling Teenage Mental Health with Dr Adrian Lopresti

Mar 13, 19
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Dr Adrian Lopresti has both reviewed current evidence and plans to conduct further research into CM's in teenage mental health. Today we pick his brains about working integratively with youth in mental health.

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Oct 22, 18
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Childhood obesity is a serious health issue and an early risk factor for obesity in adulthood, leading to morbidity and mortality. The odds ratio of obese toddlers is 1.3 for becoming obese adults, but increases to 17.5 in adolescents. Those who remain obese in adulthood are prone to a cluster of diseases and disorders called metabolic syndrome (MetSy).[1] Worldwide, this syndrome is present in 20-25% of the population, while in Australia it is estimated to affect 1 in 3 adults.

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Jul 02, 18
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While often very adaptable, children are just as vulnerable to mood imbalances as adults. Children may have thoughts and feelings that are dificult to articulate, so it is helpful to look for signs of mood issues.

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Jun 29, 18
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Several measures of poor sleep quality were associated with higher body mass index (BMI) in children, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference Obesity and Cancer: Mechanisms Underlying Etiology and Outcomes.

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Children's Health: Mineral Therapy with Elizabeth d'Avigdor

Jun 28, 18
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For decades practitioners have turned to mineral therapy as a safe, effective, simple, palatable and cost-effective intervention for childhood illnesses.

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