Archive for the ‘Vaccines’ Category

Fecal Transplant as an Autism Treatment

Fecal Transplant as an Autism Treatment

The prestigious New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article entitled, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Primary Clostridium Difficile Infection. It is likely that parents of children with ASD, who exhibit gastrointestinal difficulties, will ask,...
Is Big Pharma Knocking Off Functional Medicine Doctors?

Is Big Pharma Knocking Off Functional Medicine Doctors?

I awoke one morning recently, to this shocking Facebook post: 77th Holistic Doctor Shot Dead In Her AZ Home With Her Entire Family. Considering the violent circumstances surrounding this daunting list of clinicians’ deaths, including Drs. Jeffrey Bradstreet,...
The Perils of Home Treatment for Autism

The Perils of Home Treatment for Autism

Were it not for a lack of knowledge or, frankly, interest on the part of most of the medical community, parents of children with autism would be happy to relinquish their quest for appropriate treatment. Too often, I listen to stories about pediatricians who have...
Back to Back to School Issues for Autism and ADHD

Back to Back to School Issues for Autism and ADHD

Forget pencils and notebooks. Here is my take on the most important items that children who exhibit signs and symptoms of ASD and ADHD really need to make it through the coming season: 10. A weighted vest, and other such functional products. Neural systems are on...
Parents Helping Other Parents Battling Autism and ADHD

Parents Helping Other Parents Battling Autism and ADHD

The First Warrior Parent More than 5 decades ago, Dr. Bernard Rimland observed his son’s unusual development, and was determined to understand the cause and treatment of a rare condition called autism. So began a more modern view of the...
An Autism Doctor’s Earliest Signs

An Autism Doctor’s Earliest Signs

In spite of an ever-increasing number of atypically developing children, and in the face of a plethora of evidence demonstrating that early intervention results in quicker resolution of problems, pediatricians continue to appear to be more concerned about whether the...