Archive for the Adolescents Category

What is Leaky Gut and How Do I Heal It?

What is Leaky Gut and How Do I Heal It? Leaky gut is a new term that has been growing in attention from doctors, scientists, and patients. The term is also known as an increase of intestinal permeability. The digestive tract is where food is broken down

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Steps to Managing Food Allergies in School

According to the CDC, food allergies affect 1 in 13 children. Although children can be allergic to many things, the 8 most common food allergies are milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, wheat, soy, peanuts, and tree nuts. Sending a child off to school with a food allergy

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Top 5 Strategies to Help Your Child With ADHD Have a Successful School Year

Top 5 Strategies to Help Your Child With ADHD Have a Successful School Year

The first few months of the school year can be challenging for children with ADHD. Children with ADHD may have persistent inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. In most cases, these children also have an executive functioning deficit, which means that they struggle to plan ahead, stay organized, and

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5 Important Things to Know About a Bio Individualized Diet

5 Important Things to Know About a Bio Individualized Diet

1.What is a Bio Individualized Diet? Tired of constant dieting and calorie counting? A Bio Individualized Diet is a new way to think about the health of your body. A Bio Individualized Diet begins with an in depth assessment of your biological needs. The goal is to

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Top 5 Reasons To Swim This Summer

Top 5 Reasons To Swim This Summer

Summer is in full swing; the sun is shining, and the days are hot. Here are the top 5 reasons why individuals with ADHD should swim this summer:  Exercise is essential for individuals with ADHD. Studies have shown that individuals with ADHD tend to have less dopamine

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3 Proven Ways to Manage Screen Time

3 Proven Ways to Manage Screen Time

The CDC reported that the typical child between the ages of 11-14 spends 9 hours in front of a screen each day. The CDC’s recommendation is that children should be limited to 1-2 hours in front of a screen per day. This recommendation is put into place

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ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

Regulating emotions, such as frustration, anger, and sadness is a difficult skill for most individuals. However, individuals with ADHD tend to have difficulties with their executive functioning control, which can make regulating their emotions an even tougher struggle.  What does emotional dysregulation look like? Frustration: Individuals with

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Does My Child need an IEP?

Does My Child need an IEP?

If your child is struggling in school, developing negative behaviors towards school, or a teacher has expressed concern for your child’s learning, it might be time to see if an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is right for your child.  What is an IEP? The Individuals with Disabilities

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10 Do’s and Don’ts of your Teenager’s Bedtime Routine

10 Do’s and Don’ts of your Teenager’s Bedtime Routine

Providing a bedtime routine is just as important for teenagers as it is for children. According to the AAP, teens aged 13 to 18 should have between 8-10 hours of sleep. Sleep is important for a teenager’s mental, physical, and emotional health. Proper sleep helps to maintain:

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a helpful tool to help identify and manage challenges. The goal of CBT is to change the pattern of negative behaviors and negative thinking.  CBT can be effective for individuals struggling with: Mental illness Depression Anxieties Life

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