Here’s a link to a news story that was done on Mac Austin, a six year old with T21 who is on the Changing Minds Foundation treatment suggestion: VIDEO: Researching Down Syndrome 10pm 5/12/2011 You can also try this link if the play button doesn’t work. http://www.nbc15.com/video/?autoStart=true&a… ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view all of this

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Neurofeedback

Here’s a collection of information about neurofeedback including the Wiki definition; FAQ section; a simple online article; a note from Lydia’s mom, Jane; an abstract from a study on neurofeedback and DS; and the title of another study (that I couldn’t find online yet). I will update as I have more time. About six months ago

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Very interesting… Our kids have a lot of sleep disturbances from apnea, lack of REM, congestion, etc. Wouldn’t it be great if solving sleep problems would help reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease? (I am working on a post about sleep and DS… along with 67 other half finished drafts!) Study Suggests Link Between Sleep

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Why Milk Thistle?

“…this article is important because studies have shown that people w/Ds (and people w/autism) have low levels of glutathione. .which is a problem, because low levels of glutathione can be a factor in decreased immunity..PLUS, the liver needs glutathione in order to break down acetominophen (tylenol) and other toxins. http://aaemonline. org/bl… ♥ Hi friend! Please

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Why Evening Primrose Oil?

Benefits may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (common in those with Down syndrome) reduce inflammation contains the pain relieving compound phenylalanine and is increasingly being used to treat chronic headaches used to treat the symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome, menopause, and the soreness of the breasts that often… ♥ Hi friend! Please login to

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At 15 months old, Jett has had teeth for less than three months, but his teeth actually came in with black/brown on them. His diet supports healthy teeth and bones including fermented cod liver oil and mineral-rich meat broths (which I did not add until he was 12 months old). He already avoids white sugar,

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Ashwagandha

Sleep… that’s the biggest issue that ashwagandha helped for my husband and me. In fact, neither of us had a good night sleep for many, many years until taking it before bed. It worked wonders for us, but for Jett (DS) and Oliver (CP), it did help them sleep, but didn’t keep them down all

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Here are the stats: * Less than 10% of unvaccinated children suffer from allergies of any kind. This compares with 40% of children in the USA ages 3-17 reporting an allergy to at least one allergen and 22.9% with an allergic disease. * .2% of unvaccinated children suffer from asthma. This compares with 14-15% of

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I’ve been interested in astragalus for Jett because it helps with anemia (which Jett was borderline), Alzheimer’s Disease, can act as a laxative and promotes growth hormone release (See Growth Hormone & Astragalus below). In one year, exactly today, (August 23, 2011) Jett had his heart surgery. Since then, he has onl… ♥ Hi friend!

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http://www.fluoridealert.org/health/brain/ Key Findings – Fluoride & the Brain: 1) Fluoride’s ability to damage the brain represents one of the most active areas of research on fluoride toxicity today. 2) The research on fluoride and the brain has been fueled by 18 human studies from China, India, Iran, and Mexico finding elevated le… ♥ Hi friend!

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