BOOK SPOTLIGHT: BRAVE PARENT
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It is estimated that 75% of our country's health expenditure is for lifestyle diseases that are preventable. Conditions such as obesity, insulin resistance, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, early cardiovascular inflammation, tooth decay, along with sleep and breathing disorders.
To make matters worse, our health care system doesn't pay for prevention...it's focused on treatment. But parents have an opportunity to prevent many of these diseases from becoming life-long struggles for their children.
These staggering statistics and the principles around parent intervention are at the driving core of Dr. Susan Maples' mission. In her book, Brave Parent, she defines the definitive strategy for how all adults can become Brave Parents and positively impact the health and lives of children.
THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP AND AIRWAY HEALTH IN CHILDREN
Many behavior issues, such as being overly tired, defiant, irritable, chronical