Posts Categorized: Positive Parenting

Hand Sanitizers Linked To Thyroid Cancer — Here’s Your Safer Alternative

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Organic Lifestyle, Positive Parenting.






Thyroid disorders affect 20 million Americans alone… and metabolic and growth issues affect countless more. How many of you use hand sanitizers at least occasionally to clean your hands? Turns out, this is a problem for our thyroid glands.  And not just for women… …in fact, the hormone disruption that hand sanitizers have on our… Read more »

Improving Gut Flora = Huge Benefits In Autism

Posted by & filed under Healthy Mindframe, Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






I’ve already written extensively about the power of the gut-mind axis and how probiotics have been able to dramatically support brain function, treating everything from mood disorders to cognition.   One study showed depression improved when participants received probiotic supplements for 30 days, and another study reported clinically significant improvement in mood when participants ate… Read more »

ADHD Raises Suicide Risk More Than Depression Does

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






  A new study (published Sept 19, 2016 in Pediatrics) found that children who die by suicide are more likely to have been diagnosed with ADHD than with depression.   The Study: A national database tracked violent deaths from 2003 to 2012 in 17 different states During the study period, there were 693 early childhood… Read more »

OCD May Stem From Birth Trauma

Posted by & filed under Healthy Mindframe, Intuitive Medicine, Medical Reports, Positive Parenting, Uncategorized.






A new study (published in JAMA Psychiatry Oct 5, 2016) reveals that the more stressful the birth is on the baby, the higher the risk that baby has for developing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) decades later.   Children who were born prematurely and children who experienced stress during delivery both had statistically significant increases in the… Read more »

Adult Onset ADHD Totally Different Than Childhood ADHD

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Organic Lifestyle, Positive Parenting.






Ever since I blogged about 5 Holistic Ways To Treat ADHD a few weeks ago, I’ve gotten dozens of emails from readers wondering if the same approach would help them with their adult ADHD too.     So this is the perfect time to update you on the latest medical research about adult onset ADHD… Read more »

Poor Sleep Equals Weight Gain, Even For Children

Posted by & filed under Healthy Weight, Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






Continuing my focus of supporting the health of our children during this back-to-schoool month… …today’s article is a reminder about just how crucial it is for children to get good sleep.   Just published in The Journal Of Pediatrics, a new study finds that an earlier bedtime for young children reduces their risk of obesity… Read more »

Bullying Is No Joke, 3 Ways To Protect Your Kids

Posted by & filed under Medical Reports, Positive Parenting.






  Continuing in this Back-To-School month with a focus on the health of our children, let’s talk about something uncomfortable.     Let’s talk about something that we *need* to be talking about more. Let’s talk about something positive that we can do to protect the physical and mental well being of our children for… Read more »