27. February 2019
Low levels of zinc and elevated copper can be linked to ADHD , anxiety and aggressive behaviors in kids.
14. January 2019
Early intervention is key to changing the course of your child's life. Know the early signs of autism.
20. January 2018
Mitochondria are responsible for creating more than 90% of the energy needed by the body to sustain life and support organ function. When they fail, less and less energy is generated within the cell. Cell injury and even cell death follow. If this process is repeated throughout the body, whole organ systems begin to fail. The parts of the body, such as the heart, brain, muscles and lungs, requiring the greatest amounts of energy are the most affected. Mitochondrial disease is difficult to...
18. January 2018
Thinking about how destroyed our kids GI tracts are from such a young age. For all my patients who are confused please watch this to help you undertstand the gut- brain connection. https://www.greatplainslaboratory.com/webinars/2016/4/13/autism-the-gut-and-brain-connection-what-doctors-need-to-know
17. August 2017
Ideas on how to get picky eaters to love their lunches.
20. June 2017
Headbanging is a normal developmental behavior in children from the age of 6 months up to the age of 3. However, if headbanging continues beyond this age I would look into WHY your child continues to do this repetitive behavior. In the world of biological medicine, headbanging and body rocking are symptoms of deeper rooted issue. Children on the spectrum have sensory processing impairments. This is a result of the brain not being able to adequately deal with the onslaught of noise, light, and...
29. May 2017
My practice focuses on the treatment of children with Autism and after 17 years I have seen many. However, I would love to see more women in my office to share with them what I have learned clinically and learned from the vast research in this field. I know I can help prevent the epidemic of autism that is occurring in Canada. Today 1 in 68 children are now born with this neurodevelopmental disorder. We need to do something now for the future of our children! Here is my list of the five most...
25. May 2017
Before I delve into my reasons behind picky eaters and the tips to consider, you must know that you are not alone. Research has revealed that 1/3 of all parents complain to their pediatricians about their children's picky eating. A picky eater is a child who eats less than 30 foods (and some pickiness is just developmental in nature). A problem eater is a child that eats less than 20 foods, has complete food refusal, a sudden change in their growth rate, phobias or other medical GI concerns...
19. May 2017
Allergy Season is here! Are you ready?
16. May 2017
Be Aware of what your food comes in contact with. This may slip everybody's minds in our rush to get lunches packed and dinner on the table. However, being aware of how our food is packaged and cooked can have a major impact on our exposure to toxins. For example, plastic Tupperware, plastic wrap, bleached coffee filters, plastic coated cans, Styrofoam containers, plastic baby bottles, teflon cookware and meats packaged in plastic can all add to our ever increasing toxic loads. Try to choose...