Why Are We So Sick

Birth Trauma and Developmental Delays

Birth Trauma and Developmental Delays

In at least 80% of children with developmental delays, including attention deficits, Sensory Processing Disorder and autism, there is a history of birth trauma. In each diagnosis, there are manifestations of various aspects of cerebral dysfunction, which in simple...

Epidemics Are Not Genetic

Epidemics Are Not Genetic

Epidemics are not genetic, by definition. Genetic disorders occur at a stable rate because only a certain amount of people carry the genes for certain genetic defects. Because the population is growing at a low and stable rate, therefore, an epidemic cannot be...

Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Symptoms of Mitochondrial Dysfunction The following symptoms may indicate that your child has mitochondrial dysfunction or a problem in energy production. Large motor delays Failure to thrive, growth delays Low muscle tone Extreme fatigue Inability to regulate...

Total Load Theory

Total Load Theory

The total load theory of stressors on a child’s body is part of what is behind one in two children in America being diagnosed with a chronic illness. Everyone is asking, “Why are we so sick?” There is no easy answers to that question! It is partly due to the "total...

Retained Reflexes

Retained Reflexes

What Are Retained Reflexes? We all have reflex reactions to certain stimuli without even consciously thinking and an automatic motor response occurs such as blinking when something flies towards your eyes, or sneezing or coughing. When a baby is born, primitive...

It’s Not Just DNA

It’s Not Just DNA

Epigenetics: It's Not Just DNA There was a time when medical science believed that our DNA, an inescapable genetic code, was our blueprint set in stone forever, but it's not just DNA. In the 1940s a British embryologist coined the term as “the interactions of genes...

Environmental Toxicity

Environmental Toxicity

Today we live in a world of full of environmental toxicity and potential toxic exposures. Every inch of the planet has been exposed to some human tampering that has affected the air, water, soil, climate, food supply, homes, and businesses. There is no doubt that...

Sick Planet Sick People

Sick Planet Sick People

Sick planet sick people: Our relationship to the environment has a direct and immediate impact on our health, yet modern healthcare seems to all but ignore this inconvenient truth. Our children, our “canaries in the coalmine,” are telling us to pay attention to what...

The Cost of Modern Living

The Cost of Modern Living

Why does the cost of modern living make people in the Western industrial world so sick, fat and tired? How can we have a state-of-the-art healthcare system but also have one of the sickest populations on the planet? The truth is, the way that people live in the modern...