Families call him Dr. K., and on today's episode we have Dr. Pejman Katiraei to talk about a holistic approach to pediatrics with a focus on tongue ties. Specifically, we're discussing the domino effect they cause later in life--including failure to thrive, oral aversions/extreme picky eaters, sleep apnea, development of palate, and even what looks like ADHD and anxiety.
Dr. K graduated from his residency in 2006. From 2004-2005 he realized there has to be more to the story than what he was trained to do. He was fortunate to see a lot of complex cases, great training, but saw things that didn’t add up. One particular case was an 8-10 year old boy who had horrible colitis. Steroids didn’t work and doctors wanted to remove colon. Ultimately he knew there was more to the story than a major surgery.
Dr. K is an integrative pediatrician, with a focus on severe behavioral issues in children. He works with more than just diet, the gut, and...
Dr. Sam Zink is today's guest on Breastfeeding Talk. He's a general dentist and the owner of Zink Dental in Boise, ID where he practices Airway Dental Medicine.They provide integrative treatment to infants and adults to support and enhance the airway. Sam is sharing this incredible expertise with us on the topic of airway and breathing and how it relates to functional breastfeeding. We also explore the implications these complex issues can have throughout the lifespan.
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In today's episode, we're welcoming Dr. Daniel Lopez to the show!! Daniel Lopez, D.O. is a board certified osteopathic manipulative treatment and regenerative medicine specialist that practices at Osteopathic Integrative Medicine in Lakewood, Colorado. He is a graduate of Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been studying how tongue, especially when tethered, affects the whole body anatomically and in overall health for over 6 years.
We are talking about the whole-body connection of the tongue and it's movements, and the effect it has on growth and development for our babies (and into adulthood!). It's an in-depth conversation that will be enlightening to any parent and professional alike!
In today's episode, Dr. Liz Turner joins us to talk about the dental perspective of tongue ties and how they impact breastfeeding. But this conversation goes even deeper into the things Dr. Turner sees in her dental practice everyday--from speech issues, airway problems, and so much more--we get into it! If you've ever wondered what would happen if you don't get your baby's ties treated right away, or what to look for in yourself or your older children, this episode is a must listen!!
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