Tourettes Syndrome or Gilles de la Tourettes Syndrome is a neurological disorder that affects the Nervous System. Some tics could include eye-blinking, coughing, sniffing, or clearing the throat. Those diagnosed were born with a chemical imbalance causing the tics to manifest at stressful times, or periods of excitement in their lives.
Celiac Disease is one of the fastest growing conditions today, and children are not immune. If you are sensitive to gluten, you may suffer with varied symptoms. When my 22-year old son told me that he wanted to go gluten-free, I thought. “How nice.” I had no idea how his decision would shape his life. [...]
Some children might be bothered wearing corrective lenses; glasses or contacts. Others not. When you are a child, you don’t see (pardon the pun), the entire picture. All you know is that your friends are being cruel by calling you “four eyes.” Beginning at a very early age, scrutinizing the eyesight of a child is [...]
Safety in the home is the greatest gift one can give his family. Even the smallest gesture can save a life. Just think how much better we would feel if we were sure that outlet covers are in place for mobile infants, all important phone numbers were in plain sight, all wiring is secure, floorboards [...]
It happens; we live with it. Although our thoughts may stream in that direction, there are actions we can take to deliver ourselves from that often-excruciating pain. Arthritis is defined as an inflammation in the joints or other specified area in the body where bones meet. Arthritis can appear in an array of locations in [...]
IBS sufferers wonder if their symptoms could be allergic reactions to certain food products. On that note it is suggested to keep track of the foods eaten, and when. Keeping a diet journal, or beginning an elimination diet will allow you to safely eliminate certain foods from your diet, leaving you to carefully determine what really could be afflicting you.
Autism…confusing, heart rendering, and real. Your child has Autism and you feel that your resources are limited. You feel alone…You need answers… Briefly, Autism is a neurological disorder in children and adults impairing common skills; limiting the ability to socially interact and communicate with others. Partial and repetitive behavioral patterns are affected as well. Autism [...]
Pretzel leg spiders, and gummy worms, in Oreo dirt, oh my! Are these on your list of favorite snack items? They should be! A healthy family is a happy family! If you’re not familiar with www.kaboose.com, you need to be. This is a fun-filled, snack-filled, and craft-filled website promoting healthy, involved families. Once on this [...]
Meet Carol; age 58, a relatively healthy woman, wife, and mother of two sons. She was diagnosed with high blood pressure, and was started on blood pressure medicine while in her forties. Both of her parents suffered from hypertension, of which; to be blunt; was the cause of her mother’s death. Of course, Carol does [...]