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GABA

The idea to take GABA was a natural ADD treatment we read about in this book: Healing ADD: The Breakthrough Program that Allows You to See and Heal the 7 Types of ADD Recently, studies have indicated that enhancing GABA activity may be beneficial in improving mental performance in children and may also be helpful… Keep Reading

Fish Oil for Kids

Fish Oil – DHA/EPA for brain development NutriWest makes a very nice Fish Oil for kids (from my muscle testing) Children’s DHA/EPA which is theoretically chewable – it has a nice orange flavor to me – but tastes yucky to some kids. So James swallows the fish-shaped gummy capsules. He currently takes 3/day (from my muscle testing), but I’ve… Keep Reading

Lion’s Mane

We have found Lion’s Mane (a medicinal mushroom) to be an amazing nerve regenerator. Capsules are convenient, but I feel the tincture is 7 times more effective than the capsules. My current go-to brand is Host Defense, which is sold in many places including Amazon. Parents can take it too! To help keep your own brain… Keep Reading

Magnesium Supplementation

Many kids that “can’t sit still” would be helped from some magnesium supplementation. If your child can swallow capsules, I would suggest first giving a Whole-Food-Based Multivitamin (such as GSG GardenVites). Then if additional magnesium is needed, give capsules in the forms of Magnesium Glycinate or Magnesium Malate, which are the most bioavailable. Transdermal Absorption:… Keep Reading

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils to help balance health. Three methods of application include: Aromatically – Inhale directly from bottle, diffuse (with a diffuser), or from the palms of your hands. Topically – Massage the oil into desired location. Depending on the oil you can do this neat (undiluted) or diluted with… Keep Reading

SpectraCell Nutrient Testing

Overwhelming evidence suggests that nutritional deficiencies may be a contributing factor in Autism and ADD. SpectraCell Laboratories has developed highly specialized Micro Nutrient Testing (requires a blood draw) to measure 33 vitamins, minerals and antioxidants in your body and evaluates how well your body actually absorbs and utilizes each nutrient. Even if you decide not to try GAPS, I… Keep Reading

Probiotics for Kids

There are so many probiotic choices on the market, it truly makes my head spin. For your child, the first thing to consider is, can they swallow capsules or will they require a liquid probiotic? Dr. Ohhira’s is my current favorite capsule. Dr. Ohhira merged modern science with ancient Japanese fermentation artistry to create a product… Keep Reading

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