Whether your child has been formerly diagnosed or not, this article will help you get a far better understanding of not just what the challenges with ADHD are (which you already well know, since you are living with it), but more importantly what's behind it all. We'll take a deep dive into common case history findings seen with ADHD-challenged kids over 11+ years of clinical practice, and also open the hood and dive a bit into the science and neurology behind it all.
There is so much misinformation and misunderstanding about ADHD, and while this article cannot address each and every element, we'll start with the foundations and work from there.
This article is for you if you have a child who is constantly moving, constantly sensory seeking, impulsive, and wound up... or as we like to call it, constantly stuck on the "gas pedal" and fight or flight side of the nervous system. We have nicknamed these kids "Raging Bull"...
Latest research has shown that up to 95% of kids will have at least one ear infection before the age of 3. That in an of itself is a staggering number, but for a lot of kids it unfortunately doesn’t just stop after one, but turns into multiple bouts of them.
Ear infections are so incredibly common, half of visits to a pediatrician are typically ear infection and respiratory related. However, just because they are common, does not mean they are normal. If your kiddo is struggling with this, it's time we meet!
Instead of working backwards to just find better treatments for ear infections, pediatric chiropractors work on sorting out the underlying cause(s) and focus their care and attention there. With that approach, we start with two key questions:
First, why is the occurrence of ear infections so high? And second, why is the reoccurrence so high as well?
The explanation so many families get is that the Eustachian tubes that allow the ears to drain, are...