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Vaccine policy: Another brick in the wall

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The vaccine controversy reveals some of our darkest shadows and deepest fears. When we face limits of human knowledge as experienced with the complexity of modern medicine, we often fall back on the power of belief. When we battle over beliefs, we create monster storms that cannot be tamed. The tightening vaccine laws are . . . → Read More: Vaccine policy: Another brick in the wall

Autism & ADHD part 4: Food for thought

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The antioxidant-starved brain

Feeling a little brain fog? Anxiety? Depression? Imbalances and deficiencies in the brain can mess with our thoughts just as they manifest neurological conditions like autism, ADHD, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. When we step back and listen for clues, we can hear our cognitive health screaming for attention, namely in . . . → Read More: Autism & ADHD part 4: Food for thought

Autism & ADHD part 2: Proposed prenatal prevention

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The CDC reports that up to 1 in 5 children have a mental disorder. While autism is the fastest growing type, ADHD is the most common. According to studies, both autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often involve similar environmental toxins, nutritional deficiencies and therapies. A child’s problems can range from stuttering to social . . . → Read More: Autism & ADHD part 2: Proposed prenatal prevention

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

Double agents in medicine

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My ongoing research of allergy and autoimmune disease has uncovered a long history of medical manipulations that defy logic. Even my seasonal allergies have been quelled with homeopathic dilutions of dust, mold, and pollen. Allergy immunotherapy is intriguingly similar, exposing us to daily, increasing amounts of allergens that slowly reprogram our immune system. In any . . . → Read More: Double agents in medicine

Pertussis: know the vaccine, the epidemic and your rights

Like most parents who received the vaccine alert this spring, I thought my child would be ousted from school without the whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine or “Tdap” booster. The letter, like many others across California, did not explain that parents have a choice in this matter. California is one of 20 states that allow vaccine . . . → Read More: Pertussis: know the vaccine, the epidemic and your rights