I see many patients and parents with children with ADD/ADHD. I commonly get asked if there is a diet to treat ADD/ADHD. The Feingold diet which was developed in the 1970s by Benjamin Feingold, MD, a pediatrician and allergist can be beneficial with children and adults with ADD/ADHD. The diet is very much like the […]
Ecotherapy is more than a walk in the woods or watching a beautiful sunset. It’s an emerging form of treatment that can help with healing depression. It aims at restoring the connection to the natural world. Being near a green space lowers stress and reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression, and children with attention deficit […]
I love yoga for my family because it can be practiced anywhere. There are several studies showing the many benefits of kids doing yoga. Yoga Teaches Us About Our Bodies-When we practice the physical postures or exercises (called asanas), we learn how to move more freely and with greater ease and awareness. These postures help […]
Autism Awareness Day is about understanding and recognizing people on the autism spectrum. The world’s understanding of autism as a disorder has changed drastically over time. Research shows that many individuals with autism-spectrum disorders have underlying issues that frequently go undiagnosed and can cause and even exacerbate autism symptoms. Such issues include vitamin and mineral […]
While there are many ways to use “food as medicine,” for some children, food and its additives can actually trigger ADHD.