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Benefits protects the brain & nervous system against a process known as “lipid peroxidation.” This process occurs when damaging free radicals attack nervous tissue and brain cells, resulting in destruction of the protective outer layers of the brain cells, which leads to cell death. Over time, the damage accumulates and can l… ♥ Hi friend! Please

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Finding physicians to properly treat your child will be one of the most important tasks you’ll need to tackle. But where do you start? Traditionally, we’ve been brought up to trust and revere doctors. But the more I learn about Down syndrome and the more doctors I talk to about it, the more I realize

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I started giving Jett 100 mg of l-carnosine to offset the high levels of copper that’s prevalent in the DS population and since I was supplementing with zinc. But once I learned more about its neuroprotective qualities and what it does for the skin, eyes and muscles, I increased his dose to 400 mg a

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Please enjoy these videos from the Down Syndrome Track that took place at the AutismOne Conference in May of 2012. This track was organized by the new non profit, Down Syndrome OPTIONs, of which I am president. Dr. Norman Schwartz’s Biomedical Basics: Where to Begin The video plays the end first and then the beginning in the middle,

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This article was recently brought to my attention:  Can nutritional supplements help mentally retarded children? An exploratory study. by Harrell RF, Capp RH, Davis DR, Peerless J, and Ravitz LR. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 1981. 78: 574–8. See full study here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC319096/?tool=pub… ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view all of this page. If you’re not a member, please register for a

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Both Jett and Oliver had silent reflux and I didn’t know it until Jett was 5 years old and Oliver 2 years old! Of course I feel terrible! Many of their symptoms I attributed to other things so they suffered, silently for years. Neither child has slept a full night through EVER — but, last

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Here are links to programs near you to help your child with neurodevelopment: United States  Master level, Certified Neurodevelopmental Consultants Kay Ness (Jett’s ND) SENC, Southeastern Neurodevelopmental Consultants Phone: (770) 619-9843 Evaluation sites: Atlanta, GA; Orlando area, FL Linda Ka… ♥ Hi friend! Please login to view all of this page. If you’re not a

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Happy subject, I know. I’m putting together a collection of stories (like Chicken Soup for the Soul) from parents of children with Down Syndrome who have experienced opposition when trying to get their children proper medical treatment. I think it is very important that we speak up. Our children are amazing creatures, full of potential

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I’m also putting together a collection of stories (like Chicken Soup for the Soul) from care givers of children with Down Syndrome who have experiences with successful treatment for our children. TNI (Targeted Nutrition Intervention) success, CMF (Changing Minds Foundation) success, ND (Neurodevelopment) success, success with herbs, TCM (Traditio… ♥ Hi friend! Please login to

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Oxidative stress and inflammation are toxic to neurons and can lead to the death of brain cells. Since this occurs more often in the brain of someone with T21–and is reported to happen even before birth– a good antioxidant is important to use. Fortunately, blueberries are one of the most powerful antioxidants for enhancing memory

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