What can I expect from a consultation?Our consultation process considers your child's"Whole Health". We take a detailed history to establish what is the cause of your child's condition. Physical, Psychological, Emotional, Historical. We will consider the role of Epigenetics, Family history, Birth story, Baby and childhood milestones, other illnesses, diet and lifestyle as well as comprehensive body system review. We want to understand the progression of your child's condition and whether there are other health concerns that run concomitant. We will review blood work done by your GP and may order other functional testing to be performed. We will explore the role of environment and look to find links between where your child spends time and how this may affect their health. The process is thorough and comprehensive but will produce effective results.
What to expect by way of medicines
- We do not prescribe cortisone but rather, effective alternatives that will not harm your baby.
- We herbal and nutritional medicines to help improve symptoms while also addressing the causes.
- We help you make dietary and lifestyle changes that will support your child's condition to improve.
- The aim is to re-establish or encourage a state of homeostasis (physiological balance)
What is Eczema?
Eczema is an inflammatory condition that affects the skin and can be red, itchy and either dry or wet in nature. It can be quite uncomfortable and stems from multiple causes which must be assessed thoroughly. Eczema has an association with asthma and allergy and if poorly managed can result in a trio of the three, known as the Atopic march.