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The Five Levels of Healing According to Dietrich Klinghardt MD PhD

The Five Levels of Healing According to Dietrich Klinghardt MD PhD

Patricia Lemer MEd NCC describes the five levels of healing from autism and other chronic health conditions according to Dietrich Klinghardt MD PhD. On several occasions I have written about practitioners whose work has profoundly influenced my thinking: Dietrich...

Anesthesia and Autism

Anesthesia and Autism

Parent advocate Alyssa Davi explains the risks of anesthesia and autism in this article. The purpose of this article is to highlight the medical issues surrounding anesthesia and autism so parents are better informed prior to their child having a procedure that...

Phthalates in Personal-Care Products

Phthalates in Personal-Care Products

Patricia S. Lemer, MEd, NCC fills us in about the dangers of phthalates, another family of toxic chemicals, in this blog post. Phthalates (pronounced THAY-lates) are plasticizers used to add texture and luster to hair spray, deodorant, nail polish, lipstick, perfumes...

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency

Increasing amounts of research (see Sources & References, below) point to a vitamin D deficiency as being linked to autism, ADHD, allergies, asthma, autoimmune disorders, mood disorders and other children's chronic health conditions. What Is Vitamin D and How Do...

Epigenetics: Genetics and Environment

Epigenetics: Genetics and Environment

Epigenetics is the biology of how external modifications to an individual’s DNA can turn genes “on” or “off” with environmental triggers. Epigenetics is so important that it has made the cover of Time and Scientific American. In 2012, the International Journal of...