We interviewed Tony Ebel DC about a holistic approach to ear, nose and throat infections. You can watch the replay below.
What’s at Stake?
Children with ear, nose and throat infections who are conventionally treated with antibiotics are much more likely to develop autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, developmental delays and learning disabilities. This is because antibiotics disrupt the gut microbiome, and the gut is:
- The home of the immune system
- The manufacturer of most neurotransmitters
- The processor of nutrients
- Directly linked to the function of the brain
How Can a Holistic Approach Help?
In this webinar, Dr. Tony Ebel explained how birth trauma can lead to vertebral subluxation, which can make an infant more prone to ear, nose and throat infections because it causes fluids to accumulate instead of drain.
Dr. Ebel discussed a holistic approach to treating ear, nose and throat infections can head off more severe outcomes. This approach can include:
- Chiropractic care
- Elimination diet of problematic foods
- Herbal medicines
- Homeopathic remedies
- Nutritional supplementation
- Education about sleep, lifestyle and the immune system
You can find his handout for his approach here.
About Tony Ebel DC
Dr. Ebel completed his pre-chiropractic studies at Iowa State University, before continuing onto the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, the birthplace of chiropractic.
While there, he was fortunate to have great academic and clinical success, and finished his studies early.
Doing so allowed him to move to another area and complete his clinical internship with a great family-wellness and pediatric-focused office in Chicago.
Since getting his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, he has continued his education and is currently a Certified Pediatric Chiropractor and has his Wellness Certification. His passion for pediatric and family wellness has led him all over the world teaching other chiropractors about the way he cares for families at PWC Chiropractic.
Dr. Ebel founded The Pediatric Experience online training program for chiropractors to build their dream pediatric, prenatal and family practices. He has also spearheaded PX Docs, an incredible network of 500+ pediatric chiropractic experts dedicated to providing non-stop help for children with autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, anxiety, constipation, ADHD, seizures, chronic colds, chronic dough, apraxia, asthma, depression, speech delays and sleep challenges.
This webinar is not a substitute for medical advice, treatment, diagnosis, or consultation with a medical professional. It is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on to make determinations related to treatment of a medical condition. Epidemic Answers has not verified and does not guaranty the accuracy of the information provided in this webinar.
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