Improve Depression, Cognition, and Sleep by Improving Mitochondrial Function!

Mitochondria health is vital for any developmental program to work, and for any child to get well that struggles with depression, mood disorders, or cognitive delays. Your mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell and are what produce energy for the cell.   Mitochondria have something in them called the kreb cycle that takes theContinue reading “Improve Depression, Cognition, and Sleep by Improving Mitochondrial Function!”

Improve your energy, allergies, and asthma by improving how you breath!

Breathing is vital for life, It can refresh and rejuvenate you if done correctly. It can also create dysfunctions and create fatigue if done wrong. Many people think that the more your breath the better, and taking big breaths often is great, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth. When you breath air youContinue reading “Improve your energy, allergies, and asthma by improving how you breath!”

The Microbiome and Difficulties with Social Interaction and Repetitive Behaviors In Kids with Autism

This Morning I was reading a research article discussing the importance of the gut microbiome in kids with ASD. It discussed the health and species of the microbiome and its relation to social interactions and repetitive behaviors. Research Article: Emerging roles for the gut microbiome in autism spectrum disorders. This study was done with theContinue reading “The Microbiome and Difficulties with Social Interaction and Repetitive Behaviors In Kids with Autism”

Does Your Child Have Delays in Crawling, Walking, Motor Skills, Balance, and Reading? The Asymmetrical Tonic Reflex Could Be Why!

The asymmetrical tonic neck reflex is a very important reflex in the first year of life. It helps with everything from getting out of the womb, to rolling, crawling, to developing hand eye coordination. It also plays a vital part in balance, walking and developing cross body movements that help us connect the right andContinue reading “Does Your Child Have Delays in Crawling, Walking, Motor Skills, Balance, and Reading? The Asymmetrical Tonic Reflex Could Be Why!”

Yoga Improved ADHD Symptoms Greater than General Physical Activities!

I have known for a while now that the practice of yoga is very good for body stability and for an area of your brain called your cerebellum. The cerebellum is what coordinates all of your movements and gives your body stability. So during a yoga pose you are holding a position and creating stabilityContinue reading “Yoga Improved ADHD Symptoms Greater than General Physical Activities!”

Nutrition for Cognitive Performance in kids!

I don’t think that there is anything more important than a child’s ability to learn. That is why we focus so much on helping kids bodies function better so they can be successful in every area of life, especially school. To be successful in school it requires good executive function skills. Those skills would consistContinue reading “Nutrition for Cognitive Performance in kids!”

Did you know your Cognitive Development is Highly Dependent on Motor Development?

As I continue to read more and more research into developmental delays is astounds me the amount that I see on motor development and cognition. In almost every research article that I read there is mentions of how motor delays and motor development errors seem to play a role in cognitive development. This paper isContinue reading “Did you know your Cognitive Development is Highly Dependent on Motor Development?”

Get Rid of Grains for Gut and Brain Health?

I recently watched the documentary called What’s With Wheat. It is a documentary that discusses the negative health consequence of consuming wheat and grains.  This is something that I have seen in my own patients, I see it more and more that kids have sensitivities to gluten and gliadin (proteins in wheat products).   In theContinue reading “Get Rid of Grains for Gut and Brain Health?”

Helping Autistic Children by Improving the Immune System!

It’s been very well known for a while now that the immune system plays very large role in the health of a child. What we have come to find out is that kids with autism tend to have a very large dysfunctions in their immune system. An overactive, or underactive immune system can results inContinue reading “Helping Autistic Children by Improving the Immune System!”

Improving Motor Skills in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder.

Developmental coordination disorder is a condition characterized by an inability to perform and learn age-appropriate motor skills, in the absence of any known medical condition or neurological dysfunction. According to the study we are going to talk about today, DCD is found in about 10 percent of kids. When it comes to my own patients manyContinue reading “Improving Motor Skills in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder.”