With 1 in 2 children in America diagnosed with a chronic illness, 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 Trauma Birth TraumaIn 80% of children with developmental delays, including ADDD/ADHD, SPD and autism, there is a history of birth trauma. The Cost of Modern Living The Cost of Modern LivingLearn how the choices you make every day can mean the difference between sickness and health. Environmental Toxicity 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 Genetic Epidemics Are Not GeneticEpidemics are not genetic. Only environmental factors can explain the increased prevalence of autism, ADHD, asthma and allergies. Gut Dysbiosis Gut DysbiosisAn imbalance in the gut microbiome can lead to immune dysregulation, nutrient deficiency, and cellular toxicities. Immune Dysregulation Immune DysregulationOne of the most important outcomes of environmental toxicity in children is immune dysregulation. It's Not Just DNA It's Not Just DNAToday scientists know that because of epigenetics our DNA is not our human destiny. Nutritional Deficiencies Nutritional Deficiencies Somewhere along the line, kids now only eat "kid food": pizza, chicken nuggets, french fries and sweets. Pharmaceutical Consumption Pharmaceutical ConsumptionMany of the most commonly used pharmaceuticals can be quite damaging to our "good germs". Sick Planet, Sick People Sick Planet, Sick PeopleAt the heart of it, our planet is sick and so are the people who inhabit it. Total Load Theory 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 Problems Underlying Medical ProblemsIn most chronic illnesses, symptoms are there because there are underlying medical problems.