Thyroid and Biomedical Basics: Where to begin

Dr. Schwartz will review the medical history and recent scientific research documenting the benefit of thyroid and nutrient support in Down syndrome. Parents can be actively involved to optimize physiology and biochemistry in their children. Focusing on thyroid dysfunction, seen in a high percentage of individuals with trisomy 21, he will review how you can best work with your doctor to test for predictive biomarkers and start high-gain, low-risk interventions to help your child thrive.

Dr. Norman Schwartz, MD

Dr. Schwartz is an integrative medicine specialist helping individuals and families who are dealing with Down syndrome, autism, ADHD, neurodevelopmental, and other complex chronic medical problems. Formerly director of integrative medicine for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Wisconsin, he is now in private practice with a special interest in the application of ecological principles to create a safer, more sustainable world for present and future generations.