With 1 in 2 children in America diagnosed with a chronic condition everyone is asking, “Why?” It is the result of the total load of stressors on a child’s body. Learn more about why kids living in the modern industrial world are so sick. Birth TraumaIn 80% of children with developmental delays, including ADD/ADHD, SPD and autism, there is a history of birth trauma.The Cost of Modern Living Learn how the choices you make every day can mean the difference between sickness and health.Environmental ToxicityLearn more about how toxins in everything we consume from the air and water to food and medicine can impact a child’s health.Epidemics Are Not GeneticEpidemics are not genetic. Only environmental factors can explain the increased prevalence of autism, ADHD, asthma and allergies.Gut DysbiosisAn imbalance in the gut microbiome can lead to immune dysregulation, nutrient deficiency, and cellular toxicities.Immune DysregulationImmune dysregulation can lead to chronic inflammation, destroying cells and tissues.It's Not Just DNABecause of epigenetics, our DNA is not our health destiny.Nutritional Deficiencies Somewhere along the line, kids now only eat "kid food": pizza, chicken nuggets, french fries and sweets. Pharmaceutical ConsumptionMany of the most commonly used pharmaceuticals can be quite damaging to our "good germs".Sick Planet, Sick PeopleAt the heart of it, our planet is sick and so are the people who inhabit it.Total Load TheoryThe total load of stressors on a child’s body is what’s behind one in two children in America being diagnosed with a chronic illness.Underlying Medical ProblemsIn most chronic illnesses, symptoms are there because there are underlying medical problems.