Epidemic Answers’ book Brain Under Attack: A Resource for Parents and Caregivers of Children with PANS, PANDAS and Autoimmune Encephalitis is a must-read for parents of children with symptoms and diagnoses such as:
- OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
- Lyme disease
- Excessive anxiety, especially separation anxiety
- ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder)
- Tics such as:
- Hair pulling
- Eyelash pulling
- Motor tics
- Repetitive or compulsive coughing or throat-clearing when not sick
- Excessive temper tantrums
- Mood swings
- Behavioral regression
- Developmental regression
- Sensory processing difficulties
- Sleep problems
- Gastrointestinal pain
- Severe food restriction
- Decline in handwriting skills
- Decline in math skills
- Inability to concentrate
- Head banging
- Refusal to go to school
- Increased desire to be left alone
PANS (Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome), also known as Autoimmune Encephalitis, can include infections that cross the blood-brain barrier such as:
- Group A Streptococcus
- Lyme disease and its co-infections
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae
- Varicella virus
- Influenza virus
- Epstein-Barr virus
- Herpes simplex virus
- Other herpetic viruses
In Brain Under Attack, you’ll read about:
- Why these infections are crossing the blood-brain barrier
- Common Western medical approaches to PANS
- Integrative approaches to PANS
- Interviews with practitioners of all types
- Interviews with parents who have restored the health of their children with PANS
- Diet and lifestyle recommendations for boosting your child’s immune system
If you are a practitioner and wish to buy the book in multiples of 20, Epidemic Answers is offering the book at a 40% discount to the book’s list price, exclusive of shipping.
Practitioners of children with these conditions may find the book helpful in educating parents of these children.
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