An Impressive New Anti-COVID Tool: Enovid

An Impressive New Anti-COVID Tool: Enovid It looks like COVID is here to stay, e.g. it’s endemic. So now what? How do we think intelligently and practically about COVID being an ongoing part of our lives, particularly with the holidays and winter rapidly approaching? At GetzWell we are always exploring evidenced based ways to keep our families, staff and community healthy. Adequate sleep, eating the rainbow, and keeping stress levels low are foundations for a strong immune system and, with respect to COVID, vaccines/boosters have proven to provide the greatest protection against severe illness and hospitalization. However, we still have

Rainbow Salad

Rainbow Salad: An Easy & Healthy Recipe from GetzWell’s Founding Pediatrician! Whether making a kid-friendly salad or needing a quick and healthy recipe, this rainbow salad is an easy staple. Dr. Getzelman, a holistic pediatrician in San Francisco and the founder of GetzWell Personalized Pediatrics, loves making this rainbow salad because it’s not only delicious but it supports her well-being. And, the bugs in her belly love it as much as she does! Your gut will thank you for all the prebiotics, antioxidants and nutrients this recipe offers. 3 Healthy Benefits of Eating a Rainbow Salad As you may have

Amazon Buying One Medical

Amazon Buying One Medical Do You Want a Tech Giant to Own Your Private Health Data? First Amazon found out what you read.Then Amazon found out what you buy.Then they figured out what you eat.Soon, they may have access to your private health information.  We live in a world where a small group of tech giants (often referred to as FAAMG – Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google) have access to our personal data through smart phones, computers, and a whole array of other smart devices. We are in many ways already at the mercy of how these companies leverage

Gut Health

The ABCs of Gut Health: 3 Tips to Improve Your Digestion  Dr. Getzelman, a holistic pediatrician and the founder of GetzWell, recently gave a series of talks on how gut health is foundational to overall health. “What we eat and the bacteria inside our gut provide vital information to various body systems like the immune system and hormone systems,” Dr. Getzelman explained during an Instagram Live session this past May. To improve your digestion and keep your gut happy, read about Dr. Getzelman’s three simple reminders for naturally improving gut health. “ABCs of Gut Health” for Everyday Wellness Improve your

When To Choose a Pediatrician

When is the Best Time to Find a Pediatrician? While most of us only think about choosing a pediatrician towards the end of pregnancy, there are many health benefits gained from working with the right pediatrician before pregnancy.  Prepare your Body for your Best Pregnancy We recommend choosing your pediatrician before you get pregnant. GetzWell provides health counseling before and during pregnancy because whole kid care starts before your baby is born! Nutrition, toxic exposures, your gut health and mental well-being affect your baby’s development. Even a few small changes can have a significant impact on your baby’s health. Setting

Gun Violence, A Pediatrician’s Perspective

A Pediatrician’s Perspective: Gun Violence is a Public Health Nightmare for Kids   This article includes: Dr. Getzelman’s view on why gun violence in the U.S. is a public health crisis for kids The traumatic aspect of gun violence on children and how it contributes to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) How to talk to your kids about guns and gun violence Ideas for getting involved in the work to end gun violence My Perspective The massacres and heartbreaking violence over the last few weeks in Buffalo NY and Uvalde TX have once again, for the umpteenth time, brought to the forefront

Dr. Getzelman’s Gut Health Protocol

We are only as healthy as the bacteria in us and on us! Dr. Getzelman has created a general gut health support supplement package for those 3 years and up. View And Order Now For your convenience, you can view and purchase these items on Fullscript. If you are not a member already, it’s really easy to sign up. View Dr. Getzelman’s Gut Health Protocol on Fullscript GetzWell is happy to partner with Fullscript, a provider of the highest quality nutritional supplements. Fullscript prices are very competitive and GetzWell Members benefit from a 10% savings. Just some of the recommended

Pregnancy Checklist, How to Prepare for Pregnancy

The 9 Best Ways to Prepare for a Healthy Pregnancy & Healthy Baby Preparing to become a parent can start well before you receive a positive pregnancy test. You might be emotionally prepared to have a baby — but is your body ready? If you want to become pregnant, or have been trying for some time, there are a number of ways to set yourself up for success. As 21st Century pediatricians, we want to share our top 9 ways to prepare your body for pregnancy. The key to this process is a simple one: starting before you get pregnant!

The End of the Omicron Wave and Preparing for What’s Next

It may sound like a dream, but it’s possible that this “Omi-tsunami” wave, which has been surging in California and other parts of the US since early December 2021, will be the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the optimistic view, and notwithstanding pandemic fatigue driving our strong desire for COVID to be over, I believe it’s important not to pin our hopes on this being the final wave. Unfortunately, we have to reckon with the fact that this virus is wily and unpredictable, which means that future variants and mutations are still possible, and likely. But, before you sink into a

COVID Fortification Protocols by Age

Many have asked us to share what we at GetzWell have been doing to stay healthy and protected given the current threat of COVID-19. In addition to being vaccinated and boosted, eating a whole foods organic diet with an emphasis on fresh vegetables and some fruit, keeping stress levels as low as possible (through mindfulness and gratitude practice), moving/exercising every day for at least half an hour, getting a minimum of 7 hours of sleep each night, washing hands, irrigating our noses*, wearing a well-fitting N95/KN95/KF94 mask in public, and staying connected to friends, family and community, here are the other immune