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Autism & ADHD part 1: Damage to precious cargo

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Highlights

• Autism appears to be a condition that stems from early developmental disturbances in the womb

• Symptoms may be aggravated by exposure to inflammatory substances that are not well tolerated by these individuals

• Autism (ASD) and ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) tend to co-occur in families and within individuals

• Genetics, exposure to . . . → Read More: Autism & ADHD part 1: Damage to precious cargo

The mysterious [don’t] panic attack

I am embarrassed to admit that I occasionally suffer from panic attacks – another complex, improperly-named collision of biochemical mysteries. Yesterday it was in the movie theater, where half of my attacks have occurred. The movies have not been consistent in theme, and I am not agoraphobic. The familiar feeling of terror gripped me . . . → Read More: The mysterious [don’t] panic attack

A new chapter in health

It has been almost two years now since I got my life back. Instead of getting angry at aches or blemishes, I am now grateful for any opportunity to study how the body works. I call myself completely healed after years of terrible tailbone pain, fatigue, weight gain, skin inflammation and hormonal imbalances. But there . . . → Read More: A new chapter in health