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Healing without Hurting: Natural & Effective Treatment for ADHD, Apraxia & Autism Spectrum Disorders

Comprehensive treatment is available for Autism, ADHD, OCD, Depression and alike without the use of potentially dangerous medication. "My children are proof of that."

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Peppermint Oil for Autism

Using peppermint oil (and other essential oils) for autism is a fresh concept that many people are willing to consider as a supplement or replacement to many traditional therapies that may be falling short. In order to benefit from the use of this alternative medicine for treatment, children and adults along the autism spectrum need to be generally accepting of the oil (mainly, to the scent) in order to reap the most benefits. 

Herbal Medicines Can Benefit Autism

The challenge of the spectrum of disorders we call autism demands that we cast a wide net in hunting down anything that might aid improvement. Herbal medicine, while not yet on a par with other alternative autism treatments in the United States, offers promise for a swath of common problems that accompany the syndrome.

Autism Treatment through Traditional Chinese Medicine

Autism in the Western medical sense does not exist in Chinese medicine. Instead, it is classified under the Syndrome of 5 Delays. The "delays" are observed in the areas of standing, walking, hair growth, teeth eruption and speech. This type of brain dysfunction in children, classic autism characteristic, is seen in traditional Chinese medicine as an imbalance of body functions. Based in the yin/yang theory, TCM views disease within the framework of energy balance. 

How Can Oregano Benefit Autism?

Oregano has potential anti-viral activity, and a spray containing aromatic essential oils from five plants, including oregano, was found to significantly relieve symptoms "immediately" in those with upper respiratory infections.If you come down with a cold or the flu, oregano oil can also be useful. Generally, the higher the carvacrol concentration, the more effective it is. Interestingly, oregano encourages sweat production as a mode of detox, and ingesting it may help your body to get rid of unwanted phlegm in your lungs.

Autism Cures: Natural Therapies

Thousands of children have been cured of autism—shedding their diagnosis and returning to mainstream classrooms—with a variety of natural therapies. This post is meant to empower parents by suggesting first steps you can take at home while seeking professional help (which will provide the heavy lifting). Most kids who recover have benefited from multiple modalities—not all modalities work for all children and the same technique which fails to provide any progress for a child at one point can be very helpful several years later.

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Dr. Hicks recommends Cannabis CBD oil for Autism and Cancer

Gary Franchi talks with Dr. Hicks and how he prescribes Cannabis CBD oil for Autism and Cancer at the Chicago Cannabis Conference at the Hempmeds.com booth

Boy Given Medical Marijuana to Manage Violent Autism Symptoms

Parents of a young boy are using medical marijuana to help manage violent self control issues due to Autism. The boys parents were not able to find a solution to their sons violent outbursts and self destructive behavior.They then researched using medical marijuana as a solution. The child has shown remarkable positive results using the liquid form of the drug.

A Plea to Fight Autism with Medical Marijuana

A state panel held a public hearing Wednesday on this topic to let parents weigh in. But, not everyone at the hearing was in favor of it

Local family using cannabis oil to treat children with autism

Jennifer Swanson-Collins talks about how she has been using cannabis oil to treat her two children, both of whom have autism.

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Dr. Hyman Helps Autistic Child with a Functional Medicine Approach

Family physician Dr Mark Hyman, is a four-time New York Times bestselling author and international leader in functional medicine. He has helped children of autism and claims,

“The real reason we are seeing increasing rates of autism is simply this: Autism is a systemic body disorder that affects the brain. A toxic environment triggers certain genes in people susceptible to this condition. And research supports this position.”

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Cilantro: Naturally Helps Autism & Mercury Detoxification

Video series about healing foods and superfoods and how they empower your body to heal itself. Presented by Jeff Primack, founder of Supreme Science Qigong Center and author of Conquering ANY Disease. For more information visit http://www.Qigong.com

How to Optimize Your Nutrition for Vibrant Health

Confused about nutrition? Don't be. The path to better health is simple-and agreed upon by almost all scientists. In this week's UltraWellness podcast, Dr. Mark Hyman explains how to optimize your nutrition and which supplements are crucial for vibrant health.

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