Episode 70: Why Chronic Illness Is Increasing in Kids and What We Can Do

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My guest this week is Dr. Michelle Perro, a veteran pediatrician with nearly four decades of experience in acute and integrative medicine. Over fifteen years ago, Dr. Perro transformed her clinical practice to include pesticide and health advocacy. She has both directed and worked as an attending physician at New York’s Metropolitan Hospital to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Currently, Dr. Perro lectures and consults for Gordon Medical Associates, an integrative health center in Northern California. She has been a sought-after speaker nationally and internationally and co-author of the highly acclaimed book, “What’s Making Our Children Sick” as well as Executive Director of the non-profit scientific-based website, gmoscience.org. In this episode, Dr. Perro and I discuss why chronic illness is abundantly increasing in children across the U.S. and what we can do now to address this nationwide affliction in families.

In this episode, Dr. Perro and I discuss why chronic illness in children is continually increasing and what we can do to address this affliction occurring in families across the U.S. Demonstrating how environmental and nutritional factors such as GMOs, water toxicity, air pollution, and electromagnetic fields have affected our children’s health, Dr. Perro raises awareness and encourages parents to become educated advocates of change for their families wellbeing.

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