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The web of ADHD Part 1

The web of ADHD Part 1

The symptoms of ADHD vary from aggression (bursts), through to difficulty concentrating, lying to impulsive behaviour and more. When children are prescribed medication for ADHD it tends to be one of the two, RITALIN or ADDERALL. Both of these meds ‘twiddle’ around with neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are ‘chemicals’ naturally produced by various parts of our body especially the brain. The cells speak to one another by releasing these...
What Is Rapid Transformational Therapy?

What Is Rapid Transformational Therapy?

For the last year, I have been busy learning and studying more about the MIND-BODY connection (some call it the PNIE connection, but that still does not encompass the WHOLE) in relation to our CONSCIOUS and SUBCONSCIOUS mind and it has truly been mind blowing and life-transforming. If you have not read my blogs on the Psycho-Neuro-Immune-Endocrine (PNIE) System and the impact of ‘childhood experiences’ on both physical and mental health, then I would...
What Has Strep To Do With Anxiety and OCD?

What Has Strep To Do With Anxiety and OCD?

Hi there, I wanted to share a recent case after a client approached me through social media. She had read about PANDAS and strep throat and antibiotics and more than any mother should have to who has no medical background BUT she was not getting any help. Her 4,5yr old son had regressed into a boy with tics (blinking and at the same time ‘twitching’ his arm) OCD (obsessive-compulsive¬†disorder) in that he HAD to have his shoes and socks on just right....
Strep Throat Infection and OCD

Strep Throat Infection and OCD

Did you know anxiety and OCD can be triggered by a throat infection? PANDAS is an abbreviation for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (bit of a mouthful), which was founded by Dr. Susan Swedo. Symptoms can include OCD, Anxiety Tics Difficulty to reason with ‘Oppositional Defiant Disorder’ Fear of eating Hallucinations In other words an infection caused by a bacteria called streptococcus can lead to...