Depression – Children’s Health Issues

More children are depressed today and are on serious medication or in a therapy because of it. Masking this disease and living with it forever is not the only option for your child. Dr. Ozzie of the Functional Medicine & Wellness Center focuses on determining the contributing factors to childhood depression, eliminating those  factors and […]

Symptoms of Dairy Allergies

Dairy allergies are one of the most common food allergies found. Many patients with dairy allergies tend to have, or have a predisposition to the following: heart problems diabetes (adult onset) diabetes (childhood) asthma, airborne allergies, excess mucus production arthritic conditions ear infections in children Dairy allergy is a protein phenomenon. It is the protein […]

Asthma – A Functional Medicine Approach

Functional medicine practitioners realize asthma attacks can be very stressful and a debilitating children’s health issue. Fortunately, asthma is a disease that can be managed fairly well, if not completely eliminated. At the Functional Medicine Center, we believe that suppressing the effects of asthma is not as important as determining the primary conditions that lead […]

ADD/ADHD – A Functional Medicine Approach

ADD/ADHD has become far too common in children today. The temporary “cure” for ADD/ADHD is basically speed for kids. Ritalin and Adderall, the most popularly prescribed medication for ADD/ADHD, are amphetamines – legalized speed. As our kids get older, we instill the thoughts that alcohol and drugs are bad, yet by giving our kids prescribed […]