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PANDAS Syndrome: Understand & Support Through Rage Attacks


Caring for a child with Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) comes with many challenges. Rage attacks are a common behavior for children with PANDAS. They may be triggered by many…

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Lyme Disease & PANS: What’s the Connection?


After a fun family hike in the woods, every parent checks for the big 3 — sunburn, poison ivy, and ticks. Plucking ticks from skin once arriving home from a hike isn’t such a big deal. However, should ticks be attached to the skin for a longer period of time before being removed, they can leave…

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UBI with Ozone: What It Is & Who Might Need It


Despite promising outlooks and a long history of success, both ozone therapy and ultraviolet blood irradiation (UBI) therapy are often overlooked. In the face of modern drug-focused medical treatments, these therapies have been all-but forgotten. We’re hoping to change that. The reality is that…

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Natural Alternatives to Adderall: What Are They and Do They Work?


Adderall is a household name in the United States for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. The drug became well-known for enhancing focus and concentration. It’s commonplace on college campuses, even without a prescription or diagnosis. But this drug has a dark…

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ADHD & Anxiety: Similarities, Differences & Treatments


Although different disorders, ADHD and general anxiety disorder (GAD) often come as a package deal. About half of adults with ADHD will also struggle with comorbid (coexisting) anxiety.  Think of them like the Olsen twins back in the 90s, only way less cute, and (unfortunately) they don’t just…

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Dyslexia Symptoms: What To Look For & Treatment Options


Like other special needs, getting a dyslexia diagnosis is the first step toward getting your child the help they need to cope with dyslexia, which can help them stay on track with their peers and succeed academically and in the workplace. It’s important to identify dyslexia symptoms early. It can…

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How long does Adderall stay in your system? + Alternatives


What is Adderall? Adderall® is the brand name of a drug that’s a mixture of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. It’s primarily used to treat the symptoms of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and sometimes for narcolepsy. Many patients wonder: how long does Adderall stay in your……

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Phonological Awareness: Definition & Development


Many children struggle when learning to read. It can be challenging to understand how letters come together to form words and words form sentences. Struggling readers often have trouble with phonological awareness, which is a good predictor of how easy it will be to start reading. Learning to read…

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Is ADHD A Learning Disability? Help & Answers For Parents


ADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed disorders in children, affecting around 5% of kids nationwide. It’s also a primary reason why some bright children struggle in school, affecting their ability to learn and frustrating their parents and teachers. ADHD is not currently classified as a…

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4 Ways to Help Motivation and ADHD


For kids and teens with ADHD, lack of motivation can be a major challenge. However, practical steps such as physical activity, celebrating victories, starting with simple tasks, and timers/alarms can make a big difference and increase motivation. For those whose willpower to accomplish tasks seems…

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