Have you been feeling like it’s difficult to think clearly? Do you know that feeling when you’re trying to figure out something and it’s just not making sense?
Are the signals to your brain getting scrambled?
Do you feel like your brain is just a little foggy and isn’t “computing” correctly? It seems to be going around. Some people describe it as difficulty focusing, but others say they can focus and concentrate just fine; it just doesn’t feel like things are coming in clearly…almost like the signal is a bit scrambled. Continue reading →
Going back to school brings excitement as well as anxiety for most children and even more so if they have various sensory needs. The following tips apply to all children and can help you and your children ease back into school
If your child fits into one of these groups, coping skills are even more important: ADD/ADHD, HSP (highly sensitive kids) and kids with SPD, sa href=”/blog/help-for-spd-sensory-processing-disorder/” target=”_blank”>sensory processing disorders, these 5 tips apply to ALL these groups and may be of help to all kids. Continue reading →
Many experts now believe that exposure to cell phone use has been linked to significantly more diagnoses of ADHD in children as well as ADD and Autism Spectrum.
We live in an increasingly digital world. Our smartphones serve as our vessel for constant connection to the world; they’ve essentially become an extension of our bodies. Technological advancements have allowed us to communicate in new ways, but have all those gadgets come with an unexpected price? Continue reading →
While it’s true that correlation does not necessarily determine causation, it can be a good indication of a contributing factor. The world is filled with more technology, radio towers, and electronic devices today than ever before. The rates of disorders such as autism have never been higher either. Whether you want to believe these things are coincidental or not is up to you, but denying the facts can be a dangerous game. Continue reading →
In the long term your children’s exposure is much greater than yours. By the time they are adults, many of them will already have used their phones or been exposed to WiFi for 20 years. Studies are showing that usage over ten-years greatly increases risk…we have no idea what the ramifications are of usage almost from birth.
It’s sometimes difficult to get all worked up about something that may not happen for 20 years, but there are also short term issues. Continue reading →
Most of us either know someone who either has a child with autism, Asperger’s syndrome or related developmental disorders, or who has it themselves. The younger you are, the greater your chances of know several individuals in this category. There has been a 60 fold increase in incidences of autism, Asperger’s syndrome or related developmental disorders since the 1970’s.
WHY these numbers are soaring?
Causes of autism?
Lots of causes have been promoted in the media – vaccines is a big one, toxicity is less well known, and last but not least – there is the EMF connection. Dr. George Carlo, in 2007 decided to look at the toxicity/EMF connection. He knew that nearly everyone who lives on this planet absorbs heavy metals through the air we breathe, water we drink, food and environmental products that transfer the substance from the product to the human. Continue reading →
Pesticides have yet again proven to be a culprit in ADHD. The Pediatrics Journal published a research study in May, 2010, linking ADD have high levels of organophosphate pesticides. This is the type of pesticide found in trace amounts on commercially grown fruits and vegetables.
This study is just now getting out to the public.
Researchers measured levels of pesticide byproducts in the urine of 1139 children
from all across the USA. The children with above average levels of this commonly
used pesticide were more than TWICE as likely of getting a diagnosis of ADHD. Continue reading →