Lingering Pathogenic Factors: An Interview with Soma Glick OMD
Lingering pathogenic factors (LPFs) are the cause of some of the most common pediatric conditions we treat in the clinic.
LPFs occur due to vaccines, antibiotics or illnesses that don't resolve completely. When pathogens linger in the body it depletes the child's Qi and makes them predisposed to frequent illness or recurrent infection.
In a worst-case scenario, an untreated LPF can remain in the body causing havoc throughout a person's life. That's why it's so important to diagnose and tre…
Pediatric Acupuncture Expert Series: Jake Paul Fratkin, L.Ac. OMD
My first exposure to the idea that kids could be affected by Leaky Gut Syndrome was in Jake's class on the treatment of common gastrointestinal disorders in infants and children.
Jake's pragmatic no-nonsense approach to treating children has had a strong influence on the way I approach kids.
I think you'll really enjoy this interview and the clinical pearls he has to share. Watch my interview with Pediatric Acupuncture Expert Jake Paul Fratkin, L.Ac. OMD below: