This episode goes deep on things like PANS and PANDAS, which I don’t have any firsthand experience with but get many questions about. Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge is the founder of the Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health and has been recognized as a thought leader in children’s mental health by Forbes. She’s worked with thousands of families, specifically those with Lyme disease, PANS/PANDAS, and many other conditions.
In this episode, we really go into why we’re seeing a rise in mental health issues in kids, the factors that have changed in the last couple of decades, and why so many kids are getting misdiagnosed.
Dr. Roseann also shares some proactive things we can do to improve our kids’ chances of a healthy life in the first place!
Episode Highlights With Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge
- Why we are seeing a rise in mental health issue in kids
- The parenting and academic factors that have changed a lot for our kids
- Physiological factors that affect kids’ mental health
- How MTHFR affects mental health in children and adults
- Why PANS/PANDAS are on the rise
- Symptoms and signs of PANS/PANDAS/AE
- Why so many kids with these issues get missed or misdiagnosed
- How PANS and PANDAS are diagnosed clinically
- The one thing you can do that reduces your risk of Lyme by 50%
- Why to never use essential oil and DEET sprays together
- And more!
Resources We Mention
- Raising Kids Successfully (e-course)
- It’s Going to Be OK: Proven Ways to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health by Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge
- Prescription for Nutritional Healing
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