Posts Tagged: child

Back To School Special: The Latest Medical Studies On ADHD

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Recently published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) on May 31, 2016… …researchers found that the stimulant methylphenidate (commonly prescribed for children to treat ADHD: Ritalin, Daytrana, Concerta) increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmias.     It’s back-to-school time… a time when children are often diagnosed and treated for ADHD (average age of diagnosis of… Read more »

Household Chemicals Damage Cognition (And Small Changes You Can Make To Protect Yourself)

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A recent study just published May 2016 in the journal Environmental Research  reveals the extent of damage that common household chemicals are having on children… … impairing cognitive function and behavioral development.   Chemicals that are routinely found in homes that are implicated in impairing cognitive function of children are commonly found in nonstick cooking… Read more »

Pets Decrease Asthma Risk

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  Since Mother’s Day was yesterday, today let’s talk about an important medical study that parents need to be aware of. You’ve probably heard that exposure to dirt in childhood is an essential part of boosting immunity and decreasing future allergies… …but did you know the same is true for animals?   It’s true. Early… Read more »

Good Moods Are Contagious In Teens (And Prevents Depression)

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As I blogged about last week… mood is not just something that colors our day. Our moods actually make a huge difference in our projected lifespan… this is now a medical fact!   On the heels of that study, yet another study was published just last month (August 19, 2015 in the Proc Biol Science) … Read more »

Sleep A Key Factor In ADHD

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On the heels of last week’s blog post that named deep sleep as one of the top 3 ways to preserve your brain volume… a new study has recently revealed that good sleep helps with ADHD as well!   Sleep problems have long been considered a hallmark of ADHD… leading to reduced quality of life,… Read more »

Giveaway: Children’s Book about Mother Earth

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  This Earth Day, I wanted to give you a sneak peek — into my children’s book on Earthing™ — and give you a chance to win your very own autographed copy, for FREE!     From The Ground Up  shows children exactly how Mother Earth supports our well-being in vibrant, full color!   And… Read more »

Winter Skin

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Winter can be a tough time for anybody’s skin… and especially the tender new skin of newborn and preemie babies. Dry heated air that dehydrates and cracks vulnerable skin inside combine with whipping cold winds that chaff skin outside… …no fun if this is baby’s first winter or if you suffer from chronic skin conditions… Read more »