Episode 30: Pediatric Functional Medicine: Interview with Dr. Juliana Nahas

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In today’s episode we are discussing pediatric functional medicine. Our guest is Juliana Nahas MD, who is a board certified integrative pediatrician and functional medicine expert. Her practice is in Covington, GA where she and her team use conventional and functional medical knowledge to treat diverse symptoms and conditions in children.

Today, she and I are going to discuss what functional medicine is and how it can be especially helpful for children with chronic medical conditions.

In the episode we discuss:

  • What functional medicine is
  • How it differs from conventional practices
  • Functional medicine practitioners are like detectives!
  • The gut microbiome and how important it is for it to be established well
  • Probiotics for infants
    • Dr. Nahas’ recommendation for an OTC probiotic is: BioGaia
    • Dr. Nahas prefers and recommends supplements from www.fullscript.com

How to get in touch with Dr. Nahas:

Website: www.covingtonpediatrics.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CovingtonPediatrics/

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