Tag: ADHD


Feb

28

2012

Chiropractic treatments improve sensory-processing disorders

(NaturalNews) Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are impairments in detecting, modulating, interpreting, or responding to sensory stimuli. One study estimates that 5 percentof elementary aged children met the criteria for SPD. These conditions are closely related to other neurodevelopmental disorders and often overlap with autism and ADHD. Recent studies have shown the benefits of chiropractic in enhancing the functionality of individuals with SPD and Autism. In...

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Feb

26

2012

Optimum magnesium intake might prevent ADD/ADHD, Alzheimer’s and mental decline

(NaturalNews) Magnesium, the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, plays a crucial role in activating over 300 chemical responses. It is responsible for the proper formation of bones, maintaining normal muscle function, regulating body temperature, and proper absorption of calcium. Increasingly, medical science is coming to believe that magnesium and other minerals missing from today’s diet might prevent cognitive disorders such as ADD, ADHD...

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Jan

29

2010

Autism, ADD/ADHD and Related Disorders – is a common childbirth practice to blame?

Introduction Autism is one of several behavioral and developmental disorders exhibiting defects in learning, language and behavior that merge, in the more severe cases, into mental deficiency. No specific brain lesion, anatomical or metabolic, has been defined as causal and the diagnosis is purely clinical (based on observed symptoms). However, children with brain lesions due to the disorder tuberous sclerosis are at particularly high risk...

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Jan

29

2010

Kids get their daily fix

Every day millions of children worldwide line up and get their dose of a mind-altering drug. The drug – pushed by reputable drug companies and their sales force, the medical fraternity – is promoted as necessary for appropriate social behavior for the child. Perplexed parents feel powerless as they are told that these unnatural chemicals in their children’s brains are necessary in order for them...

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