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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

What is it? And what does it mean? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are a group of disorders that have a wide range of effects. FASDs are caused by a woman consuming alcohol during her pregnancy.  Since alcohol can cross the placenta, it can have detrimental effects on the fetus. Alcohol can cause developmental problems…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy

WHAT IS HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY (HBOT)?  Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy (HBOT) is a method of delivering extra oxygen into the body, mainly through the process of increasing the pressure that the body is normally under. THE SCIENCE In terms of HBOT, pressure is normally quantified in ATA and currently we are all standardized to be…

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The Importance of Nutrition in Autism

  April is Autism awareness month and so I will like to explain the relationship and importance of nutrition in autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)/ Autism impacts the nervous system leading to abnormal development and functioning of the brain. Some of these abnormalities are manifested by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication and…

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The Warrior Brain

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an armistice was declared between the Allied nations and Germany during the First World War. Later, in 1938, we declared November 11th a national holiday for veterans. Acts of bravery are not all glory, they come with sacrifice. Witnessing and/or experiencing a…

…what was I saying?

  How many of us have had our attention literally fly out the window? Mid-thought, mid-sentence, it doesn’t matter. When it goes, it goes. One minute you’ll be listening to your friend talk ;” …and my mom gave me a shirt for christmas…” and the next you’ll be thinking of what your christmas was like,…

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Do I really have ADHD?

  Obviously we’ve all heard about this ADHD problem that is apparently a pandemic these days. It has made us all curious enough to go search ADHD on the web, glance at the definition on Wikipedia, WebMD, PubMed, etc. But all the definitions and lists of endless symptoms do not shed light on WHY so…