ADD/ADHD, Brain and Nervous System Health, Children's Health, Thyroid, Weight Loss

Chemical Exposure Staggering

Chemical exposure in the United States is increasing our health care costs AND reducing our IQ’s. This article further discusses PBDE’s (polybrominated diphenyl ethers–flame retardants). PBDE’s are in just about everything and are known endocrine-disruptors. One mechanism is that the bromide molecule blocks iodine from our receptors. This in turn […]

ADD/ADHD, Brain and Nervous System Health, Children's Health, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, General Health

Benefits of Fish Oil

Some of the benefits of supplementing fish oil are included in this article–realize their are many more including supporting skin health, immune function, memory, etc. Be ensure you are getting a quality fish oil–no discount brands or your may find yourself doing harm instead of supporting health (heavy metal contaminants […]

ADD/ADHD, Brain and Nervous System Health, Children's Health

Support Children’s Brain Development–Turn Off the Screens

Research continues to support limiting screen time for our children. The attached article has great information. Bottom line–limiting screen time improves the ability to focus, sleep quality, and body weight. Get out and shoot some hoops, play kick-the-can, bicycle, etc., instead!!–ever so much more fun anyway!!

ADD/ADHD, Brain and Nervous System Health

ADHD Diagnosis and Prescriptions

This is a halting article on the impact of marketing of pharmaceuticals–specifically ADHD medications in this case. While I’ve seen patients respond quite favorably to the medications, diet and lifestyle typically allow management in most cases without the use of pharmaceuticals. If you’re concerned about ADD/ADHD for yourself or your […]

ADD/ADHD, Brain and Nervous System Health, Children's Health, Healthy Home and Garden

Flame-retardants Linked to Lower IQ and Hyperactivity

This is a very interesting article about the impact of flame-retardants on health. Surprising is the length of time that the chemicals persist in our bodies. Do all you can to avoid these compounds. If you suspect exposure, please schedule an appointment to discuss methods of optimizing liver detoxification.