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Del Mar doctor takes an alternate route with autism and ADHD

Del Mar doctor takes an alternate route with autism and ADHD

For three decades, Dr. Lisa Loegering steeped herself in the pharmaceutical-heavy, symptom-centric treatments of western medicine. But now, at the private practice she started last year in Del Mar, she’s carving a different path — one that relies on a nutrients-based treatment to correct deficiencies in her patients’ brain chemistry.

Truth is, Loegering always harbored an interest in alternative medicine, even back during the decade she spent at the UCLA School of Medicine for her medical degree, residency and fellowship in child development and behavior. That interest only grew during her two decades of working with children at the Scripps Clinic and in the Sharp healthcare...

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