Another big issue I deal with in our clinic is allergies. So, let’s start out with a very brief and simple explanation of what an allergy is. An allergy is an immune system response to some “thing” that causes an inflammatory reaction. Most people are familiar with many of these reactions. The reactions include itchy […]
Another source of anxiety is too much adrenaline! In medicine, we use the term, epinephrine. In some children, there just seems to be an immature regulation of the release of adrenaline which causes a myriad of symptoms that include:
Many of our children on the autism spectrum suffer with debilitating anxiety. As mentioned in my previous postings, I do like to use herbal approaches in a step-wise fashion. We get to cannabinoids if what I have been doing has only produced minimal results.
Sometimes, anxiety is so overwhelming, that I commonly start layering on supplements in order to achieve the HORSEPOWER needed to bring anxiety levels down.
Anxiety in children on the Autism spectrum runs about 80% in my clinic. It may actually be about the same in parents who have children on the spectrum! Well, that may be an over exaggeration, but many parents suffer from chronic anxiety. As I mentioned in my last blog, next to alcohol related diseases, anxiety […]
My wife Donna told me to write blog on Anxiety. She tells me that a lot of people in her Facebook world suffer from this. Family members suffer from this. And, of course, in my autism practice, MOST children suffer with this in one degree or another.
Home life now and SECOND HOME later will be much better enjoyed by all if there are no aggression issues! WE need to tackle right NOW aggressive behaviors! Our children’s quality of life now and in the future will be vastly improved if they are NOT aggressive toward themselves or others. It is all too […]
As you know I have a real heart for our older teens and young adults. Especially in the light that us parents are not getting any younger! We have to, no matter how painful the thought is, start to consider the new home life community that our children will eventually enter. As Donna and I […]
From the prestigious “Infectious Diseases in Children” magazine for pediatricians, here is a quote. You’ll love this! “There is no argument that the number of ASD diagnoses has increased: however, recent data indicate that, these figures are a result of broadened diagnostic criteria, increased surveillance and improved public awareness.” And, “the rise in ASD number […]
HOA! Just finished reading the “prestigious” Infectious Diseases in Children publication tagged as “The Pediatrician’s No. 1 News source.” Lead article: Influenza Vaccine ‘Desperately’ Needs improvement Quotes like, “We wish it were better,” from CDC Director Thomas R Frieden, MD, MPH and “This is a vaccine that desperately needs to be redone,” by Michael T. […]
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