Episode #274: Back to School Immune Support with Dr. Joel Gator Warsh

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Dr. Elana interviews a holistic pediatrician, Dr. Joel Gator Warsh. They discuss practical tips to help kiddos start the school year on a healthy foot! With more frequent viral infections going around since the pandemic started, many parents are nervous about sending their kids back to school as infections are on the rise. In this episode, Dr. Joel and Dr. Elana teach what normal expectations to have with childhood illnesses and how to approach illness in an empowered way so your child has fewer sick days and less severe symptoms. As holistic pediatricians, they are both passionate about discussing options with parents versus telling them what to do. Remember, you have options and they are here to help guide you! This is an opportunity to learn from two leading doctors what their approach is to kids’ immune health, especially as we approach back-to-school season! You don’t want to miss this episode! 

Topics Discussed: 

  • Why kids are getting sick year-round
  • What to expect with going back to school and kids’ infection rates
  • How to prevent an increase in illness going back to school
  • Favorite natural medicines to support immune health
  • What SEEDS of health means and how this can support kid’s overall health and wellness
  • Practical tips and encouragement for parents starting the school year on a healthy foot!

Show Notes: 

  • @drjoelgator IG/Tik Tok
  • RaisingAmazingPlus.com
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This episode’s guest

Joel Warsh aka DrJoelGator of the popular parenting Instagram is a Board-Certified Pediatrician in Los Angeles, California who specializes in Parenting, Wellness and Integrative Medicine. He grew up in Toronto, Canada and completed degrees in Kinesiology, Psychology and Epidemiology and Community Health before earning his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College. He completed his Pediatric Medicine training at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) and worked in private practice in Beverly Hills before founding his current practice, Integrative Pediatrics and Medicine Studio City, in 2018. Dr. Gator has published research in peer-reviewed journals on topics including childhood injuries, obesity and physical activity. He has been featured in numerous documentaries, films, summits, podcasts and articles including CBS, Fox, LA Parent, MindBodyGreen, and many others. He is also the founder of the Parenting Masterclass Series which can be found at RaisingAmazingPlus.com and the host of the Raising Amazing podcast.

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