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Autism & Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder that typically develops in early childhood and remains for the entirety of a patient's life. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects communication, learning abilities, and behavior. The CDC estimates that 1 in 54 children are diagnosed with ASD. The disorder is characterized by problems with communication […]

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Brain Fog

Brain fog can be caused by a host of underlying health issues. One of the most common causes of brain fog is thyroid dysfunction. The thyroid has a great influence over neurological function and therefore the occurrence of mental haziness. Unfortunately, a large percentage of people suffer from thyroid dysfunction without even knowing it. The […]

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Autonomic Dysfunction

Autonomic Dysfunction is called autonomic neuropathy or dysautonomia. Autonomic dysfunction can range from mild to life-threatening. It can affect parts of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) or the entire ANS. The autonomic nervous system includes the sympathetic autonomic nervous system (SANS) and the parasympathetic autonomic nervous system (PANS). These systems provide the connection between the […]

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Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PANDAS) occurs when a Streptococcal infection triggers a misdirected immune response which causes inflammation in a child’s brain. As a result, the child begins to exhibit life-changing symptoms such as OCD, anxiety, tics, personality changes, sensory sensitivities, restrictive eating, and more. The root cause of PANDAS is still considered unknown. However, […]

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It is estimated that nearly 30 million people in the United States suffer from migraines, with women four times more likely to experience them than men. This increase in incidence can be attributed to the fluctuations of hormone levels that women experience throughout their lives. The onset of migraines usually occurs during puberty and disappears […]

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Neurodegenerative Diseases

It is important to discover the cause of any neurological symptoms, as they could indicate the presence of multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of unknown etiology characterized by the inflammatory demyelination of the central nervous system and breakdown of the blood-brain barrier. As with all autoimmune illnesses, there is a […]

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Are you feeling sad and “blue,” and just can’t seem to shake it? Do you find it hard to get out of bed in the morning, and do you just want to hide under the covers and “make the world go away?” Are you tired all of the time, and not sleeping well at night? […]

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ADHD results from a combination of factors including diet, environmental toxins, genetics, and chemical imbalances of neurotransmitters. In regards to diet, studies show that people with ADHD are frequently deficient in omega-3s, essential minerals, and B vitamins. Low levels of omega-3s in ADHD patients leads to depressed levels of DHA when compared to those without […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury is a serious medical condition with side effects that can worsen quickly if not addressed immediately. If you witness someone sustain a TBI, it’s crucial to take note of the circumstances of the injury for first responders and doctors to properly treat the injury. Take note of how the injury occurred, […]

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