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What did one astronaut pinworm say to the other…? Let’s explore Uranus! What are pinworms? Pinworms are the most common parasitic infection in the United States with a general incidence rate of about 11% among people of all ages. Pinworms are small, white, thread-like organisms that infect the large intestine and anal area. How is

Sleep is something that everyone needs. It is essential to restoring our bodies. Why then can it be so difficult to get children to sleep well? Most parents worry about their child’s quality and quantity of sleep at some point and many get roped into elaborate bedtime routines that seem like they can take as

We recently announced that Dr. Getzelman is using 23andMe genetic data to combat chronic illness and deliver ADHD treatment without medication. We’re continuing to see phenomenal results from the families who’ve sought out our groundbreaking service. In this post, we’ll share the story of one family from our San Francisco practice whose lives have been

“Astonishingly Good” by Kelly White Today is my 101st consecutive day of meditation, and I feel astonishingly good. I feel calm, alert, and super smart. Amazing, right? Most importantly, I don’t feel anxious. The constantly looping, stomping, and crashing parade of worries and what-ifs disbanded and left my mind about a week ago. Only a

We understand that limiting your child’s screen time may at times be fodder for tantrums, meltdowns, and sour moods, but it doesn’t have to be a battle of wills. As with most things in life (and health), it’s all about moderation and consistency. In this post, we’ll pull from our pediatric care expertise to help

It’s impossible to overstate how important fish oil is to our overall health. From growing healthy babies to keeping our brains, hearts, joints, skin, and eyes in tip top shape – fish oil’s benefits are myriad. In this post, we’ll draw from our expertise as functional medicine pediatricians to define the essential fats fish oil

In our last case study, Could Gluten be to Blame for Your Child’s Behavioral Issues?, we shared Kasey’s story – she is a patient from our San Francisco practice who came to us for help with an ADHD and anxiety disorder diagnosis. As the title suggests, we were able to link Kasey’s behavioral issues to

How She’s Leveraging 23andMe Genetic Data to Combat Chronic Illness Diagnoses (such as ADHD, anxiety, other emotional dysregulation, sensory processing disorder, chronic constipation, eczema, autoimmune illness, etc.) The current generation is the first whose lifespans will be shorter than their parents’, and the incidence of chronic illness is to blame. Some statistics claim that 1

In our previous post, “Magnesium: The Wonder Mineral,” we praised magnesium as a key ingredient for keeping us physically and emotionally balanced. To recap, magnesium is a “co-enzyme” for over 300 fundamental biochemical reactions in our bodies ­– meaning these critical biological processes could not occur without the help of magnesium. Among its myriad health

Parents are too often led to believe that “kids get sick, that’s just what happens.” But that isn’t necessarily true! Indeed, a child’s developing immune system makes them more susceptible to illness, especially with frequent exposure to germs at daycares, classrooms, and playgrounds. But there are many proactive measures that can help your child fend