Food Dyes & ADHD: Is There A Connection?

Before you feed your child that pack of brightly-colored gummy bears, you may want to think again. Your children may love the fun colors of those sweet chewy morsels, but most are laced with toxic synthetic food dyes. According to a recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, studies done on … Continue reading Food Dyes & ADHD: Is There A Connection?

Alert! Research Links Fluoridated Water to ADHD

Fluoride, a questionable chemical added to drinking water and toothpaste for the oft-repeated goal of preventing tooth decay, may actually be responsible for certain childhood mental disorders, according to new research from the Harvard School of Public Health. The researchers looked at various chemicals that children are regularly exposed to and found that several, including fluoride, are … Continue reading Alert! Research Links Fluoridated Water to ADHD

PFOA Exposure linked to ADHD in Children

Research conducted by the University of Boston and the Harvard School of Public Health points towards the popular industrial surfactant, Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), or C8, as yet another possible cause of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children. Analysts believe that for every 1 part per billion of PFOA found in a child’s blood serum, there … Continue reading PFOA Exposure linked to ADHD in Children

20 Health Conditions That Mimic ADHD

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactive disorder, is diagnosed through mere observation of symptoms and not by any sort of scientific testing. There are no brain scans, blood tests, or biological readings to determine the presence of ADHD, just a myriad of behavioral and psychological symptoms. [1] Although many of the symptoms arise from an underlying cause, most … Continue reading 20 Health Conditions That Mimic ADHD

Study: Pesticide Exposure May Be Linked to ADHD in Children

Earlier this year, a joint research study conducted by Harvard and the University of Montreal reinforced an earlier research which found a connection between pesticide exposure and Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children [1]. While harsh chemicals are, logically, a very effective choice for pest control, their effects easily cross over to humans who come into … Continue reading Study: Pesticide Exposure May Be Linked to ADHD in Children

12 Shocking Facts About the Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs

Every day, doctors and psychiatrists dole out behavior-modifying medicines for a variety of psychiatric disorders. The disorders range from depression and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) to bipolar and anxiety disorders. The sordid story behind how these medications work, how they come to market, and how they interfere with the lives of users is a … Continue reading 12 Shocking Facts About the Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs

13 Surprising Health Conditions Chiropractic May Help

Chiropractic care corrects spinal alignment abnormalities as a means of treating a wide range of health problems. Pain relief, spinal alignment, and other skeletal and muscular disorders are among the most common. But, the list doesn’t stop there. Not even close. Research has found chiropractic to be beneficial for a huge range of ailments, including … Continue reading 13 Surprising Health Conditions Chiropractic May Help