Not only are antibiotics becoming less effective, now there’s a Canadian study (funded by the US Office of Naval Research) that shows even low-doses of penicillin (Ampicillin, etc.) may increase aggressive behavior and long-term behavioral changes – especially in children.
Other studies have shown that broad-spectrum antibiotics in adults can affect behavior, but this is the first study proving that even a small amount of antibiotics can have behavioral consequences in our youngest.…
Getting a kid with ADHD to sleep at bedtime can be extremely challenging.
Their mind and body may still be racing. One of my kids, in particular can have a real problem going to sleep at bedtime. He tells me “sleep is boring, Mom!.” For kids with ADD, the transition times can be difficult and bedtime certainly falls into that category. I have tried many, many tactics over the years to make going to bed and staying in bed easier. Here are 8 ways I have found to really help getting kids with ADHD to sleep.…
My husband called me from the woods to say he was reliving his childhood! He unexpectedly found over 5 pounds of gorgeous morels right at the edge of our woods! So, guess what we had for dinner?
Morel mushrooms are an amazing, rare delicacy and highly sought after. One of the reasons they’re so prized is because morels cannot be farmed like other mushrooms we purchase at the grocery store. These are handpicked in their natural habitat….
Twenty-three years ago, after taking high doses of fertility drugs (Clomid, Pergonal, Metrodin, and Lupron), my case information was added to the mammoth Harvard Medical School Nurses’ Health Study looking for various links with cancer. Soon after, my annual questionnaires were funneled into the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, and it left me with an interest in well-done, long-term clinical studies.
Aspartame, and it’s health damaging effects, was one thing of interest to them….
As a parent of a kid with ADHD, there are many things that overwhelm me when it comes to making choices for my child. Nutrition and supplements have been something we have worked on for years. We keep tweaking our plan of attack -now we are gluten, corn and nearly sugar free. I have tried many different supplements and can honestly say, that I have found the best natural ADHD supplements for kids that really work.
Keep reading for my updates one and two years later and how we were able to reduce my son’s medication by half and then take him off completely.