Why we need Amino Acids?

Who needs Amino Acids? Everyone!You may have heard about amino acids as essential for body builders who are trying to grow muscles. Yes, certain amino acids release the human growth hormone (HGH) and help to build muscle mass. But are you aware of how necessary the entire army of amino acids are for every person to simply remain healthy? Continue reading “Why we need Amino Acids?” »

Children And OCD

Certain rituals and behaviors are a part of normal childhood development, especially between the ages of 3-7. For example, kids normally have certain foods they will and will not eat, go to bed at a certain time or have a specific after school routine. These rituals are normal and should not be confused with OCD. Continue reading “Children And OCD” »

What is Arthritis?

Most people can describe the main symptoms of the disease well enough: joint pain and reduced mobility. Often people know that it is a degenerative joint disease that usually worsens with age. But if asked to describe arthritis, many people aren’t aware of exactly what the disease does to human joints. Continue reading “What is Arthritis?” »

Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy

Diagnosing cerebral palsy early in an individual’s life allows parents to learn how to best care for their child. A diagnosis of cerebral palsy is usually made within the first three years of a child’s life. Parents are often the first to notice that their child is developing slower than normal. Continue reading “Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy” »

Types of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that hinders control of movement. People affected by cerebral palsy have difficulty controlling the movement of their muscles. The four types of cerebral palsy include spastic cerebral palsy, ataxic cerebral palsy, athetoid cerebral palsy, and mixed cerebral palsy. Continue reading “Types of Cerebral Palsy” »

ADD/ADHD Medications

For individuals and families familiar with ADD/ADHD and its impact on behavior regarding family life, school performance and socialization at all levels, I am sure you have already had to make some difficult decisions regarding medication. Great strides have been made in understanding and managing this common child-hood disorder. Continue reading “ADD/ADHD Medications” »