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Autism news: The healing power of loving dogs

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(NaturalHealth365) Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to rise across the nation, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that 1 in 68 children is currently affected. ASD, a group of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by cognitive and social impairments plus communication difficulties. Now, emerging research indicates that the simple fact of dog ownership can reduce stress in autistic children and facilitate ... Read More »

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Behavioral problems associated with heavy metal toxicity

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(NaturalHealth365) It’s widely known, within the natural health world, that mineral deficiencies and heavy metal toxicity greatly contribute to behavioral problems in children and adults. Thankfully, for years, cutting-edge practitioners have successfully treated children with these issues using holistic protocols. Research is finally catching up and a recent study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health ... Read More »

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Learning disabilities connected to poor gut health

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(NaturalHealth365) For years parents of children with learning disabilities have been stating that these health issues are more than simply a psychological diagnosis. In truth, poor gut health has been the culprit for many children with autism. Thankfully, parents have noticed improvements in behavior and learning after changing diet and adding supplements that ease gastrointestinal issues. So why is autism ... Read More »

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Sunlight therapy lowers ADHD, autism and depression

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(NaturalHealth365) Do you think sunlight is healing to the human body? Unfortunately, many people have been victimized by the brainwashing marketing campaigns of the sunscreen industry and conventional dermatology. The big question remains – can sunlight actually help kids and adults recover from ADHD, autism and depression? In the 1990’s and early 2000’s, the sun received a lot of negative ... Read More »

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Natural relief for anxiety disorders in kids

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(NaturalHealth365) 70% of children aged 10 – 14 who have an autism spectrum disorder are also diagnosed with another disorder. Surprising, to many, 41% are diagnosed with two or more additional disorders. The most common types of diagnoses are usually anxiety disorders. Researchers report that children with ASD have a hard time self-reporting their anxious symptoms making it more difficult ... Read More »

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Researchers discover a link between autism and epilepsy

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(NaturalHealth365) Epilepsy occurs in 2-3% of the general population; however this number jumps to 30% if the person has autism. Some researchers believe that epileptic symptoms could be under recognized in children with autism who have moderate to severe developmental delay. The clinical diagnosis of epilepsy in autism is complicated by the fact that some of the symptoms can be ... Read More »

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Colostrum lowers your risk of celiac disease

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(NaturalHealth365) For generations mothers have breastfed their children; but then in the 1950’s bottle feeding became the trend with over 50% of infants receiving formula. Sometimes you truly do not have a choice and need to bottle feed – adoption and babies with suckling issues comes to mind. Most mothers give their children formula during the first year of their ... Read More »

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Antibiotics shown to cause eczema, IBD and autism

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(NaturalHealth365) Antibiotics are used for a wide variety of health issues and have helped many when used for the proper reasons. However today, 40% of children who see a physician leave with a prescription for antibiotics – some for minor illnesses and even for those illnesses known to be viral – just to be safe. As most of us have ... Read More »

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How elevated gluten antibodies cause psychiatric disorders

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(NaturalHealth365) The number of children ages 6 to 21 in the United States receiving special education services under the autism disability category increased 91% between 2005 to 2010. Could proper nutrition solve this growing health problem? In speaking with parents and other practitioners, most children with autism suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) issues and gluten intolerances, so that will be our ... Read More »

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Low cholesterol levels connected to childhood disorders

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(NaturalHealth365) Could low cholesterol levels be contributing to the epidemic rise in childhood disorders? Many health experts are warning the general public that cholesterol may not be so bad at all. A genetic disorder called SLOS (Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome) is a recessive genetic disorder associated with autism and is due to a deficiency of 7-dehydro-cholesterol reductase, the enzyme responsible for catalyzing ... Read More »

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Elevated enzyme found in most cancer patients, could GcMAF be the cure?

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(NaturalHealth365) GcMAF (Gc Macrophage Activating Factor) is a natural protein that all healthy people naturally have inside of them. It is an immune system modulator that works by stimulating the activity of macrophages – the “big eaters” of our immune system. But, a negative influence on GcMAF is nagalase – an extracellular matrix-degrading enzyme that is secreted by cancerous cells ... Read More »

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Low vitamin D levels will promote brain disorders

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(NaturalHealth365) Over the years, we have been instructed to ‘stay out of the sun’ and if we do venture outside to slap on the sunscreen. But, in truth, these toxic chemical lotions block out the healing benefits of sunlight and promote many brain disorders. Scientists have proven that low levels of vitamin d increase your risk for cancer, osteoporosis and ... Read More »

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