Essential Oils for ADHD: Can Essential Oils Enhance Focus in ADHD Children?

Excerpt from: http://www.brainbalancecenters.com/blog/2014/10/essential-oils-adhd/ A search on the Internet results in a lot information about essential oils for ADHD children, with claims that certain types of oils help kids concentrate better. Parents looking to essential oils should approach them with caution because there isn’t much scientific research on the topic. What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are extracts fromContinue reading “Essential Oils for ADHD: Can Essential Oils Enhance Focus in ADHD Children?”

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and sensory modulation dis… – PubMed – NCBI

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are impulsive, inattentive and hyperactive, while children with sensory modulation disorder (SMD), one subtype of Sensory Processing Disorder, have difficulty responding adaptively to daily sensory experiences. ADHD and SMD are often difficult to distinguish. To differentiate these disorders in children, clinical ADHD, SMD, and dual diagnoses were assessed.Continue reading “Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and sensory modulation dis… – PubMed – NCBI”

How Your MP3 Player can be your Best Meditation Tool Ever | MyScienceAcademy

After making sure you will be undisturbed for the next 30 minutes or so, you settle in your favourite meditation posture – on your mat or cushion – close your eyes and…..nothing! Your mind keeps buzzing noise for almost all the length of the session. Jittery thought fragments, ‘mind popup notifications’ of things left undoneContinue reading “How Your MP3 Player can be your Best Meditation Tool Ever | MyScienceAcademy”

Sensory Side Effects – A Sensory Life!

The Side Effects of Sensory Processing Difficulties Written By: Angie Voss, OTR The Most Common Side Effect: ANXIETY Three reasons why anxiety is almost always a factor, especially for those who over-register and demonstrate sensory sensitivities and sensory defensiveness: The brain switches to the sympathetic nervous system at a greater frequency than a neurotypical brainContinue reading “Sensory Side Effects – A Sensory Life!”

“If we are honest with ourselves, most of us will have to admit that we live out our lives in an ocean of fear” – Beyond Meds

“If we are honest with ourselves, most of us will have to admit that we live out our lives in an ocean of fear” – Beyond Meds.   A lovely post on fear and healing.

The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children | Child Mind Institute

Excerpt from:  The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children | Child Mind Institute. When symptoms have multiple causes, mistakes are made By Linda Spiro When you have a headache, you know there are many possible causes, ranging from the mild to the very serious. When you see your doctor, she will likely ask you detailed questionsContinue reading “The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children | Child Mind Institute”