The number of children living with chronic disease has dramatically increased in the past 4 decades. 1 in 13 children have food allergies, 1 in 10 have asthma, ADHD is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder, juvenile diabetes has increased 23%, 1 in 66 have autism spectrum disorder, autoimmune disease is becoming more common in children.
The current generation of children have been called ‘Generation RX’ due to the unprecedented number of medications that they are prescribed. From concurrent use of topical and oral corticosteroids as young infants and children for eczema, asthma, colds and coughs to the over prescribed Tylenol for fever, antibiotics for ear and throat infections and now staggering number of mood altering medications for ADHD, depression and anxiety. Find out how Naturopathic medicine can help your child. It is never to early to start.