Author Archives: Sima Ash

Antibiotic use in infants linked to asthma

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(NaturalHealth365) Many parents of children with autism, ADHD, asthma and allergies (the 4 A’s) note that their children were frequently on antibiotics. A recent study found a link between antibiotic use during the first year of life and the development of asthma. How does antibiotic use cause asthma? New research published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine states that impaired viral ... Read More »

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What environmental factors contribute to dyslexia?

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(NaturalHealth365) Dyslexia is more than just having a reading problem, science shows us that dyslexia is actually a linguistic issue and that people of all IQ levels can be impacted. The effects of dyslexia varies from person to person with the only shared trait being that people with dyslexia read at significantly lower levels than people their age. Dyslexia affects ... Read More »

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Health warning: Avoid the use of antibacterial products

(NaturalHealth365) Triclosan is an ingredient added to many consumer products (antibacterial soap, toothpaste and body washes) to reduce or prevent bacterial contamination, however it can also be found in clothing, kitchenware, toys and furniture. At first glance, something that has the opportunity to destroy bacteria seems like a good idea to add to products for our safety, however some regulatory ... Read More »

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Aluminum in baby formula and vaccines

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(NaturalHealth365) Over the last few years, newborn babies have been overexposed to aluminum with potential harmful consequences. Babies and particularly newborn babies, are at increased risk of aluminum toxicity because of their immaturity. According to the World Journal of Pediatrics, researchers looked at the role of aluminum in parenteral nutrition solutions, in adjuvants of vaccines and in pharmaceutical products. The ... Read More »

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Minerals imbalances influence learning disorders

(NaturalHealth365) You’re told your child has ADHD . Some might say “Well, he’s a boy. Boys are more rambunctious,” while some may suggest medication or blame lack of discipline for your child’s behavior. Still others may suggest changing diet, taking Omega 3’s and cutting back on artificial food coloring – which I think is good advice. However did you know ... Read More »

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New study reveals major cause for autism

(NaturalHealth365) Most studies on autism focus on genetics and while there have been a great number of studies identifying specific genes involved in the disorder, many experts have made it clear that there is no such thing as a ‘genetic epidemic.’ This has spurred studies on environmental factors that could cause autism or if exposed to in-utero, alter genes so ... Read More »

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Greater risk of digestive problems in autistic children

(NaturalHealth365) A new study confirms what many parents have been saying for years – children with autism are more likely to have gastrointestinal complaints than their typically developing peers. In fact, according to the results published online in the journal Pediatrics, children with autism are three times more likely to experience constipation and diarrhea plus experience twice as much abdominal ... Read More »

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Cancer cells get drawn to baker’s yeast and self-destruct

(NaturalHealth365) A basic ingredient of bread – baker’s yeast – has provided scientists with incredible insight into understanding basic processes likely involved in diseases such as Parkinson’s and cancer . Brewer’s yeast is rich in nutrients like chromium, B vitamins, protein, selenium, potassium, iron, zinc and magnesium and is considered a probiotic. In a new study published in the prestigious ... Read More »

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Far infrared sauna eliminates toxic debris

(NaturalHealth365) Far infrared (FIR) radiation is a subdivision of the electromagnetic spectrum that has been investigated for biological effects with very encouraging results. I have clients who have added this modality as part of their overall treatment plan for everything ranging from autism to heart conditions. How does FIR work? The body experiences FIR wavelength energy as a gentle radiant ... Read More »

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The problem with Autism Awareness Month

(NaturalHealth365) April is Autism Awareness Month and I have always changed this to Autism Causation and Treatment Month. Unfortunately, too many of us are already aware of autism and the numbers keep growing daily. So, what’s the problem? According to Autism Speaks, a child is diagnosed with autism every 11 minutes. We already have awareness, what we need now is ... Read More »

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Autism continues to rise across the nation

(NaturalHealth365) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the latest autism numbers in March and in a continuing disturbing trend, the numbers are rising quickly. Just a few years ago, the number of children affected by autism was estimated to be 1 in 88 and now it is 1 in 68 – roughly a 30% increase. Boys continue to be ... Read More »

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The GAPS diet is designed to cure digestive issues

(NaturalHealth365) The GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) diet was created by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, a neurologist and nutritional consultant from the UK, to treat her sons’ autism. The diet is not meant to be a lifestyle change, but a temporary eating plan to heal the gut and replenish gut flora and is intended to help a wide variety of neurological ... Read More »

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