Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Our mind and body are superbly interwoven to meet the demands of today’s world. The feelings, thoughts and actions we experience occur through the complex actions of our brain. How we process environmental and internal information has a major impact on our feelings, thoughts and actions. The slightest change in our brain processes can influenceContinue reading “Sensory Integration Dysfunction”

Balancing the Ions : Aromatherapy and essential oils articles : Suzanne Bovenizer

We are now moving into spring, the energies are rising and the desire to get back outside is palpable. As soon as the sun begins to warm and buds begin to poke out, we all just want to shed the winter layers and feel the sun on our skin. The lengthening rays of evening lightContinue reading “Balancing the Ions : Aromatherapy and essential oils articles : Suzanne Bovenizer”

Children’s ‘healthy’ foods marketed at children are higher in fat, sugar and salt

May 7, 2013 — Foods being marketed to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population according to researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, who question whether more guidelines may be needed in regulating food marketed to children. via Children’s ‘healthy’ foods marketed at children are higher in fat,Continue reading “Children’s ‘healthy’ foods marketed at children are higher in fat, sugar and salt”

Parents who suck on their infants’ pacifiers may protect their children against developing allergy

May 7, 2013 — Allergies are very common in industrialized countries. It has been suggested that exposure to harmless bacteria during infancy may be protective against the development of allergy. However, it has been difficult to pinpoint which bacteria a baby should be exposed to, and at what time and by which route this exposureContinue reading “Parents who suck on their infants’ pacifiers may protect their children against developing allergy”

Anti-depressant link to Clostridium difficile infection

May 7, 2013 — Certain types of anti-depressants have been linked to an increase in the risk of Clostridium difficile infection CDI finds a study in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Medicine. Awareness of this link should improve identification and early treatment of CDI. via Anti-depressant link to Clostridium difficile infection.

Oral drops can give kids needle-free relief from asthma, allergies

May 6, 2013 — Allergy shots are commonly used to treat children with severe environmental allergies and asthma, but under-the-tongue drops may offer yet another beneficial — and stick-free — option for pediatric allergy sufferers, according to a Johns Hopkins Children’s Center review of existing scientific evidence. via Oral drops can give kids needle-free reliefContinue reading “Oral drops can give kids needle-free relief from asthma, allergies”

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS

ATTENTION DEFICIT AND HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS by Lawrence Wilson, MD © December 2009, The Center For Development Today one out of every five children is diagnosed with a behavior or learning disorder. It is often a nightmarish experience for both parents and children. Also, the problem does not necessarily end when the children grow up. ItContinue reading “ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS”

Behavioral problems linked to cortisol levels: Study finds intervention needed as soon as behavioral problems appear

Behavioral Problems Linked to Cortisol Levels: Study Finds Intervention Needed as Soon as Behavioral Problems Appear Feb. 10, 2011 — Cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children. Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while others with identical problems have abnormally low levels. What’s goingContinue reading “Behavioral problems linked to cortisol levels: Study finds intervention needed as soon as behavioral problems appear”

High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play)

High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play) What we feed our children now will affect them their whole lives.  Raw and whole foods provide necessary nutrients for brain and physical development, as well as emotional well-being. Recently, research has found high fat food actually alters our brains resulting in addiction similar toContinue reading “High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play)”

Easy Steps for Nontoxic Baby Skincare | Healthy Child Healthy World

Reblogged article from: Easy Steps for Nontoxic Baby Skincare Healthy Child Wednesday, October 31, 2012 By Margie Kelly, Communications Manager Babies. Everyone wants to touch and hold them because they are so sweet, delicate, and delicious. It doesn’t take an ocean of lotions and soaps to keep baby skin clean and soft; in fact, lessContinue reading “Easy Steps for Nontoxic Baby Skincare | Healthy Child Healthy World”