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Behaviors/Symptoms & Remedy Chart

Autism, ADHD and any other behavioral condition can be very complicated. There can be multiple factors happening in the body to cause specific behaviors. I believe in a holistic approach with determining what factors are at the root of the behaviors and treating those at the core. Here is a list of some of the […]

Zinc

Zinc

Zinc–a critical element for autism Zinc is critical in the nutritional healing process of autism, ADHD or other behavioral condition. It is known to play a vital role in neonatal development and is involved in countless metabolic and signaling pathways within the body. One of the many critical roles of zinc is in gastrointestinal function […]

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Vitamin D and Behaviors

Vitamin D and Autism New research is showing that up to 75% of children on the autism spectrum show significant improvement with high dose Vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D levels are very often significantly lower in children with autism and ADHD. Vitamin D has many vital roles in our body, including enhancing intestinal absorption of […]

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Probiotics

Probiotics for Autism, Autoimmune and More Probiotics (good, healthy bacteria needed for gut and digestive health) are being recognized for helping in many conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), depression, anxiety, autism, ADHD, and many autoimmune conditions.   Front and center, gut health plays an important role in overall health and immune function. And […]

Methyl B12

Methyl B12 for Autism

Many of those on the autism spectrum and with ADHD have been found to be lacking in Methyl B12 when evaluated through lab work. Methylcobalamin (Methyl) B12 is an active form of B12 that supports metabolism and is needed for almost every cell in our body. It is critical for the function of the nervous […]

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How Diet Change Helped My Son’s Autism

When my son first started showing signs of autism, I was determined to give it my all and find out how to help him. I was so excited to have this little guy; I followed every guideline to a “T” and I watched all of his milestones so carefully.  All of his developmental milestones were […]

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What Are Food Sensitivities & How Do They Contribute To Children’s Behaviors?

Most people are very aware of the effects of common food allergies. People may suffer from hives, difficulty breathing, sneezing, runny nose, or itching. Very commonly overlooked, however, are food sensitivities (commonly referred to as “hidden food allergies”) which can contribute to many different health conditions as well. If someone has a sensitivity to a […]

What about Medications for Autism & ADHD?

Aren’t they effective and helpful?   For this article I want to focus on medication for ADHD. Ritalin and Adderall are the two most common medications prescribed for ADHD. While they may be effective at controlling unwarranted behaviors and improving concentration, there are many side effects that come along with it. Now, I am not […]