Healing the New Childhood Epidemics Autism ADHD Asthma and Allergies

Author: Kenneth Bock
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345507686
Release Date: 2008-04-29
Genre: Family & Relationships

Autism is an epidemic: It has spiked 1,500 percent in the last twenty years. ADHD, asthma and allergies have also skyrocketed over the same time period. One of these conditions now strikes one in every three children in America. But there is hope. Leading medical innovator Kenneth Bock, M.D., has helped change the lives of more than a thousand children, and in this important book, with a comprehensive program that targets all four of the 4-A disorders, he offers help to children everywhere. This is the book that finally puts hope within reach. Doctors have generally overlooked the connections among the 4-A disorders, despite their concurrent rise and the presence of many medical clues. For years the medical establishment has considered autism medically untreatable and utterly incurable, and has limited ADHD treatment mainly to symptom suppression. Dr. Bock and his colleagues, however, have discovered a solution – one that goes to the root of the problem. They have found that deadly modern toxins, nutritional deficiencies, metabolic imbalances, genetic vulnerabilities and assaults on the immune and gastrointestinal systems trigger most of the symptoms of the 4-A disorders, resulting in frequent misdiagnosis and untold misery. Dr. Bock’s remarkable Healing Program, drawing on medical research and based on years of clinical success, offers a safe, sensible solution that is individualized to each child to help remedy these root causes. The biomedical approach to autism, ADHD, and the other 4-A epidemics, as innovated by Dr. Bock and some of America’s finest integrative physicians, is one of the most promising and exciting medical movements of our time. In this eminently readable account, written by Dr. Bock in collaboration with critically acclaimed author Cameron Stauth, you will meet children and parents whose dramatic stories will inspire you to change the life of your own child. This program may be the help that you have been praying for. From the Hardcover edition.

Healing the New Childhood Epidemics

Author: Kenneth Bock
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780345494511
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Family & Relationships

Presents an approach to dealing with four increasingly common childhood disorders that includes a program of diet, supplementation, detoxification, and medication.

Answers for the 4 A Epidemic

Author: Joseph A Cannizzaro
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 9781616387020
Release Date: 2012-03-06
Genre: Health & Fitness

Answers for the new childhood epidemics… Autism ADHD Asthma Allergies The statistics are alarming. Diagnosed cases of autism, ADHD, asthma, and allergies are increasing exponentially, especially among children. If your child is struggling with any of these conditions, you know that the search for answers can be overwhelming. After thirty years in pediatric medicine, Dr. Joseph Cannizzaro has found an unmistakable web of interrelationship among the 4-A disorders and has learned to recognize many of the patterns behind them. In Answers for the 4-A Epidemic he lays a foundation for understanding this epidemic, including... · A comprehensive overview of each of the disorders, their causes, characteristics, and commonalities · A groundbreaking integrative treatment program that includes nutrition, supplementation, medication, and detoxification

Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Author: Karyn Seroussi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439142622
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Health & Fitness

Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Development Disorder is an essential guide for parents with autistic children who hope to better understand and intervene with the disorder. When their nineteen-month-old son, Miles, was diagnosed with autism, Karyn Seroussi, a writer, and her husband, a scientist, fought back with the only weapons at their disposal: love and research. Consulting medical papers, surfing the Web, and networking with other parents, they traced the onset of their child's problems to an immune system breakdown that coincided with his vaccinations. As a result, his digestive system was unable to break down certain proteins, which in turn led to abnormal brain development. So Karyn and her husband got to work -- Karyn implementing their program at home while her husband tested his theories at the scientific lab where he worked. Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder is an inspiring and suspenseful chronicle of how one couple empowered themselves to challenge the medical establishment that promised no hope -- and found a cure for their child. Here are the explanations and treatments they so carefully researched and discovered, a wealth of crucial tools and hands-on information that can help other parents reverse the effects of autism and PDD, including step-by-step instructions for the removal of dairy and gluten from the diet, special recipes, and an explanation of the roles of the key players in autism research.

The Kid Friendly ADHD Autism Cookbook Updated and Revised

Author: Pamela Compart
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
ISBN: 9781592334728
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Cooking

A guide to cooking for children with ADHD and autism features recipes for gluten-, casein-, and milk-free meals and provides information on food sensitivities versus food allergies, getting rid of junk food, and pleasing picky eaters.

Special Diets for Special Kids

Author: Lisa S. Lewis
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN: 1885477449
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Cooking

'Lisa Lewis' contribution to the understanding of biomedical aspects of autism has been considerable. Her informative booklet An Experimental Intervention for Autism combined scientific principles with practical advice for parents in a very readable way. Its availability on the Internet has made it one of the most widely read and influential pieces ever written on autism. Her new book also concentrates on the practical applications of knowledge and understanding. It is well researched, well written and very much needed.' - Paul Shattock, Autism Research Unit, University of Sunderland Lisa Lewis explains, in this easy-to-read and accessible book, how and why to implement a dietary intervention strategy for helping children and adults with autism. Drawing upon her own success with removing gluten and casein from her son's diet, she answers the many questions parents and professionals might have about choosing a dietary intervention. Why choose a special diet? Are there tests to help me decide? Is there research to support this type of intervention? Will my child starve? What do I cook? In addition, she provides over 150 good-tasting recipes to get started on the diet -everything from spaghetti and meatballs to holiday treats and sweets and edible clay!

A Compromised Generation

Author: Beth Lambert
Publisher: Sentient Publications
ISBN: 9781591810964
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Family & Relationships

Examines the causes of chronic disease in American children, discussing such conditions as the overuse of prescription medicines, poor diet, misuse of vaccines, environmental toxins, and certain lifestyles as contributing factors.

Healing Our Autistic Children

Author: Julie A. Buckley
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 0230102247
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Family & Relationships

Every 20 minutes a child is diagnosed with a disease on the autism spectrum--including ADD, learning disabilities, Asperger's, Autism, and PDD--making it today's most common childhood disability. While the medical establishment treats autism as a psychiatric condition and prescribes behaviorally based therapies, Dr. Julie A. Buckley argues that it is a physiological disease that must be medically treated. Part personal story of her battle to heal her autistic daughter, part guide for parents, Healing Our Autistic Children explains simply and accessibly the new treatments and diets that have already proven effective for many families. Told through the case studies of her patients, the book is divided into four typical visits to Dr. Buckley's pediatric practice so that parents can see the progression of initial treatment. Written in a warmly engaging voice, parents new to the diagnosis will: - learn about clinical treatments that work - understand how different foods affect the body and how to begin implementing diets - learn to navigate the medical system and advocate for their child - bridge the communication gap with their pediatrician - discover that recovery is possible

Changing the Course of Autism

Author: Bryan Jepson
Publisher: Sentient Publications
ISBN: 9781591810612
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

'Changing the Course of Autism' has the potential to revolutionise the way autism is perceived and managed. Most books on this subject describe educational and behavioural therapies, but autism is a medical disease, not a psychological disorder. This groundbreaking books shows that the disease can be treated by reducing the neurological inflammation that is part of the disease process, rather than simply masking the symptoms with drugs like Ritalin and Prozac. The authors have seen autistic behaviours improve dramatically or disappear completely with appropriate medical treatment. The book reviews the medical literature regarding the biological nature of the disease, including the potential connection between vaccines and autism. This book builds a bridge between the medical profession and parents who are angry at the rise in this disease and the way it is treated. It is the only book on this subject written by an MD who is also the parent of an autistic child. In 2001, the second son of Jepson was diagnosed with autism. Over the course of that year, he and his wife Laurie began exploring treatment options and found that the medical community knew very little about the cause, the treatment, or the prognosis of this disease. After a year of research, the couple established the non-profit Children's Biomedical Center of Utah. There autistic children could receive the most up-to-date care available. From 2002-2005, Dr Jepson treated hundreds of children on the autism spectrum and the clinic raised awareness throughout the intermountain West concerning issues related to autism and other childhood developmental disorders. Because he was a leading specialist in the field, Dr Jepson was recruited to join the team at Thoughtful House Center for Children, a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to caring for children with autism and related conditions. The Thoughtful House is designed to integrate biomedical, gastrointestinal, and educational intervention into a coordinated effort, and to use this model to perform clinical research. It officially opened January 1st, 2006, and Dr Jepson is now its Medical Director.

Healing Without Hurting

Author: Jennifer Giustra-Kozek
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9780990439615
Release Date: 2014-11-03
Genre: Family & Relationships

Jennifer Giustra-Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating Evan bio-medically, along with other healing practices, Jennifer witnessed the kind of improvements that every parent of a similarly diagnosed child dreams of: Evan no longer grunts and screams, throws toys, hits others, or has mood swings. He no longer throws himself into fits of uncontrollable rage, listens to his teachers & responds appropriately. He copes better with changes in routine & makes eye contact more often. He no longer enters into a trance-like state ...and the list goes on. Healing without Hurting includes a full menu of natural treatment options, including: A real world success story and simple recipes/healthy alternatives. Readers will learn how to: Identify common labels of behaviors Recognize the early warning signs that an autoimmune disorder is brewing Identify the different medications; potential benefits and side-effects Find the right doctors and practitioners Identify food sensitivities and other autoimmune assaults and much more.....

The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook

Author: Dana Laake
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
ISBN: 9781592335176
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Find out if your child is one of those suffering from this condition today, and learn how you can drastically improve your child's symptoms and wellbeing with The ADHD and Autism Nutritional Supplement Handbook.

Eating for Autism

Author: Elizabeth Strickland
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780738212432
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Family & Relationships

A breakthrough guide to the nutrition-autism connection: the foods, meals, and supplements to feed your child to improve an autism spectrum condition

Children with Starving Brains

Author: Jaquelyn McCandless
Publisher: Bramble Books
ISBN: 1883647177
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Family & Relationships

Children With Starving Brains is a message of hope in the midst of a worldwide epidemic of autism, ADD and ADHD. This is the first book written by an experienced clinician that gives a step-by-step treatment guide for parents and doctors based on the understanding that ASD is a complex biomedical illness resulting in significant brain malnutrition. Genetic susceptibility activated by ?triggers? such as pesticides and heavy metals in vaccines can lead to immune system impairment, gut dysfunction, and pathogen invasion such as yeast and viruses in many children. Dr. McCandless, whose grandchild with autism has inspired her ?broad spectrum approach, ? describes important diagnostic tools needed to select appropriate treatment programs. Her book explains major therapies newly available and identifies safe and effective options for parents and physicians working together to improve the health of these special children.

Natural Relief for Your Child s Asthma

Author: M.D. Bock, Steven J.
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 006095289X
Release Date: 1999-04-01
Genre: Medical

A groundbreaking, practical, and holistic approach to treating children with chronic asthma From two physicians with fifteen years of experience in treating asthma comes the only book for children with asthma that supplements conventional approaches with effective and proven natural remedies. Parenting a child with asthma is often scary, unpredictable, frustrating, and expensive. Through controlling symptoms, decreasing attacks, and eventually reducing the need for prescription drugs, the Drs. Bock will help you and your child regain control of your lives. This book will show you how to: reduce attacks by dealing with the underlying causes reduce the need for conventional drugs, making them safer to use for emergencies help your child's body heal itself avoid permanent lung damage and encourage healthy new lung tissue to grow minimize emergency room visits, time lost from school, and time lost from work detoxify your environment, minimizing the effects of pollen, dust mites, and mold identify foods that can trigger attacks properly use nutritional supplements build a treatment and prevention program tailored to your child's needs This medically up-to-date, practical, and supportive book focuses on stopping asthma symptoms and attacks before they start. It is a must-have reference for any parent of a child with asthma.

Healing and Preventing Autism

Author: Jenny McCarthy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0525951032
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Family & Relationships

In her bestsellers "Louder Than Words" and "Mother Warriors," McCarthy told stories about healing children with autism. Now she teams up with a preeminent autism doctor to write the first book on a remarkably effective new treatment in healing conditions associated with autism.