Microsoft word - february- barbara ann grova.doc

seen in my own practice many children who have experienced reduced symptoms of ADD/HD after some very simple dietary changes and food sensitivity eliminations. Studies as far back as the 1940's show that some children and adults definitely react to certain food colors, especially Yellow #5
Linking ADD,
Hyperactivity to
• Food Dyes, Preservatives, and Other
in the 1970s when pediatrician Ben
disorder (ADHD) is a chronic disorder of Feingold claimed that ADD/HD, among
the central nervous system that affects one’s other behavioral and health problems, could ability to maintain attention. It is currently be improved by the elimination of certain
food additives. Two recent studies that have
behavioral disorders in children. This is an important problem to address in schools, since children who suffer from ADHD have additives, when given during the critical controlling their activity levels. In addition, development stages, affect growth of cells in children with ADHD have difficulty starting the brain. A second study, looking at the preservative sodium benzoate on
hyperactivity in three year old children, showed significant reductions in hyperactive ADD/HD are discussed, diet is part of the behavior when the additives were removed teachers feel strongly about the link between • Sugar and Caffeine
results. Recent research on the diet-behavior Too much sugar and/or caffeine can greatly connection has not only looked into what is in our food that might trigger or worsen children. It may over stimulate their mind ADD/HD, but also what might be deficient prevent the ability to focus. It can also have information on the subject of food allergies • Mercury
parents who believe that dietary changes According to a 2004 study, exposure to the helped their ADD child, but most doctors
mercury-based vaccine additive, thimerosal, deny that food allergies or sensitivities can
may increase the risk of Autism and ADHD. cause the behaviors linked with ADD. I have More specifically, researchers have found that exposure to thimerosal, along with other substances, interrupts processes that are infants and children. While this does not mean that mercury, thimerosal, or mercury- working with many clients, I am convinced based vaccines are the cause of ADHD, it that some people (not just kids!) are reacting raises a red flag that has driven the creation to foods and food additives by exhibiting of mercury-free forms of the routinely
Who is most likely to be reacting to a
• Essential fatty acids (EFA's)
Essential fatty acid deficiency has been -People with Allergies (consistent stuffy linked to poor brain function and mental health problems. Studies show that children -People who often do not feel well or who who have deficiencies in omega-3 fatty
acids have more behavioral, learning, and
-Kids whose moods are up and down all the health problems than do children who don’t. deficiency are all also common in ADD/HD children. It is possible that children with -Kids with dark circles under their eyes -Kids who were colicky past the age of four actually have a simple nutrient deficiency or -Kids/People with recurrent infections (ear, • Magnesium
levels of magnesium. At least two studies What kind of reactions have been seen in
children? (Note: adults react too!)
behavior with magnesium supplementation. It is important to note, that it is difficult to measure improvement in behavior, and most -Tantrums, aggressive behavior, screaming contribute to hyperactivity and impaired concentration. Recent research has found that only 65 percent of patients with
gagging, vomiting, constipation, nausea, ADHD had normal zinc levels. While this
does not mean that low zinc causes ADHD, zinc deficiency may intensify the symptoms. -Wheezing, runny or itchy nose, scratchy One small study reported that children with -Senseless talk -Recurrent infections: ear, chest, sinus -Bright red earlobes, red patches on cheeks only. Finding out what you or your child is -Dark circles, wrinkles and/or bags under allergic to can very easily take months of Here are some food ingredients and foods
You’ll be amazed how you can have your
that may contain allergens or cause
child or yourself back to feeling normal
sensitivities in some people:
Barbara Ann Grova, CHHC, AADP
For a 30 minute complimentary ‘get • Sugar (especially high fructose corn acquainted’ phone session today at (631)428-2427 to see how we can help you and your child eliminate their food allergies. In addition, here are some environmental
allergens that may also contribute to
ADD/HD or behavioral problems in

• Dust • Molds • Pollen • Chemical odors Finally, there are other foods, such as bananas, apples, grapes, and tomatoes that may also contain allergens or cause sensitivities in some people. An elimination diet excludes the major foods that you or your child is sensitive to. For the first week you eliminate all of the "forbidden" foods. After that you eat a large amount of one of the forbidden foods each day and carefully record any reactions. A quick allergy test can often identify some of the items you are allergic to. Just remember, that this is a STARTING point


SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC Directive 2001/58/EC MAXI SMOKE GENERATOR 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING Product information Bayer Environmental ScienceDurkan House214-224 High StreetWaltham CrossHertfordshire EN8 7DPUnited Kingdom 2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Chemical nature Smoke generator (FU), contains:Permethrin 25/

Microsoft word - ca bar report - by palamides.doc

Nations conference was first enacted in 1999 and has ratified, in various versions, by all fifty US States, define, Does E-mail Have the Same “that a record or signature may not be denied legal effect Evidentiary Foundation as or enforceability solely because it is in electronic form.” Paper-and-Post Mail? UETA goes further, affirmatively stating that “if a law requires a re

© 2008-2018 Medical News