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Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Hippotherapy, and How Equine Therapy is Helpful in Autism

Hippotherapy and autism

Children and young adults on the autism spectrum all have an innate need for sensory stimulation. Some cannot handle any type of touch or noise, where others benefit from deep pressure and certain variations of loud music. Use of sensory toys, fidget objects, and other tools to allow sensory input are always helpful. But we can take it further.

Early Intervention and Milestone Moments With Autism

Autism Pictures

All children meet milestones and accomplish goals at a differing rate. We know that there's a chart to marker developmental milestones to make sure each is on the 'right' track, as explained in detail here. As a mother of a child who has special needs and is on the autism spectrum, I have found myself fretting over these markers many times as the years passed.

Marriage, Relationships, and Long Term Effects When Faced With An Autism Diagnosis

Marriage and Autism

Life is full of ups and downs. Marriage is a huge area for learning all about those ups and downs. It's already challenging, but now add children into the mix. Oh boy! Schedules become busier and life can get hectic real quick. Now add a diagnosis of Autism, or any other diagnosis, which includes special needs, and those everyday stressors have multiplied. They share the reality of special needs parenting.

Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining

Jaime Brenkus a Fitness Coach

Scientists say doing lots of exercise in older age not only prevents the elderly immune system from declining but also protects people against infections. Jaime Brenkus a Fitness Coach for Evergreen Wellness offers this article discussing the 8 moves of ageless energy and timeless health.

Now we can devise new methods of losing weight because we found that obesity reduces taste buds

Obesity and taste buds

Do you know why everything tastes differently after losing weight? Obesity dulls the sense of taste, study suggests. Researchers found that within eight weeks of becoming obese, mice lost 25% of their taste buds. The findings suggest that weight gain not only changes appetite but may also fundamentally alter the way taste is perceived.

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments and Autism: The Risks and Benefits

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments and Autism

Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment is one of those treatments that is used for more conditions than just Autism. It’s also one of those treatments that any parent would question when they first heard about; likely, leading to a need to research it and the claims. Many parents swear by it, many scientists are for it and many against it. The whole concept is, none-the-less, interesting.

Dental Hygienist Forced To Work Off The Clock: What To Do as an Hourly Employee

Dental Hygienist

For those dental hygienists that have to get off the clock when there's no patient, how do you find time to do other things that the office wants you to do when you always have to get off the clock? I mean do they expect for us to work off the clock? Can your employer make you or force you to work without pay?

Autism Fatigue: Self-Care is Key

Self care and autism fatigue

Do you feel exhausted by your daily routine with your Autistic child or teenager? Do you feel overwhelmed, like it is all too much sometimes? You are not alone. We have all been there. We've all had our moments where we want to scream and bury our heads. I, myself, am sleep-deprived, frustrated and running desperately low on hope at times. I can tell you first hand that Autism Fatigue is a real issue to many families. Being a caregiver of any kind is exceptionally hard on a person physically, mentally and emotionally. It can become a monotonous task of routine and scheduling. Being a caregiver can be enough to run anyone down if you don’t take time for yourself as well. Time for yourself! If you are like me, you have no idea what that phrase means… or didn’t used too.

How CleanWell Started to Make Natural and Healthier Sanitizers Without Triclosan

Cleanwell Sanitizers

Cleaning is one of the most dreaded but necessary chores. One cannot escape from it. However, what many people do not realize is that some of the products they use to clean their homes, phones, furniture, bathrooms, and other things with are filled with chemicals that are harmful to one’s health. CleanWell founders Sam, his wife Jen, and his mother Joy, decided to take matters into their own hands and create all-natural cleaning products.

Slow Weight Loss Vs Fast and Rapid Weight Loss: You Didn't Gain Fast

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I am in the middle of our family vacation and I am seeing myself in the photos and I want to cry. I think "how did I let myself get so big?" I want to get home so I can start losing weight. I started looking at ways to lose weight fast. Bad idea right? Slow and steady weight loss is better, right?

Autism Acceptance and the General Public's Perception of our Children

Autism

We have all fought the fight to get our children where they are developmentally. Whether that be mildly functioning or severe, we love them just the same. We fight for them just the same. Sometimes that fight isn’t actually a fight to overcome something with your child. It is instead a fight to get the public to understand that our children are each different and worthy of dignity in their differences. Many times over the years I have dealt with pure ignorance from the general public when it came to dealing with my child. I’m sure you have as well.

Zinc Deficiency Found To Be The Cause Of More Disease-Related Complications In Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis, IBD, Zinc deficiency complications

Although zinc deficiency is common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the impact of low serum zinc levels on IBD is found to be a cause of disease-related complications such as more hospitalization and surgeries. Therefore zinc can be a powerful tool for improving Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's disease treatment.

Poor Sugar Regulation In Diabetics Caused By Zinc Deficiency

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The role of zinc in diabetes mellitus and conseqently, in overall health, has been looked at by researchers for years. More and more diabetics have been found to be deficient in the mineral and the number is growing. The good news is zinc supplementation in diabetics has been shown to help in controlling blood sugar levels as well as improving immune system health.

Property Damage and Parental Liability with Special Needs and Autistic Students

School property damange

Many parents send their children to school with the expectation that they are not going to receive a bill from the school for damaged materials. We just sort of figure that the school will cover the costs if something happens on their property; after all, they have insurance-right! Well, depending on where you live and what school your child attends that may essentially not be a reality. You may, in fact, be liable for any damages that your child causes to their school’s property. The thought of not receiving a bill for damages may just be a dream. Let’s say your child breaks a window in the classroom, or a computer. What do you do now?

Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Cancer, Not Just Processed Meats

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A processed food is defined as a denatured, man-made, fortified foodstuff that is of no true health or wellness value. Processed foods are those that come in a package, container, carton, jar or box and have a long shelf-life. Eaten over time, processed foods can leave you nutritionally deficient, chronically ill, and prone to cancer.

Taking on Puberty-Advice from the Mother of an Autistic Teenager

Teen Health and Autism

Puberty is a hard time for any family. The emotions and physical changes that teens feel during puberty can be extremely confusing for any family. For a teenager or preteen on the Autism Spectrum, the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty may feel “out of place” with where they test at developmentally.

How To Decide If Keto Diet Is Right For Your Weight Loss Plan

Bacon and keto way of eating

When you choose a diet, how do you know which one is right for you? Today I was reading in one group on Facebook where people who follow Keto Diet tell how they decided that the keto diet was the right chose for their weight loss plan. They say Keto way of eating was one of the best decisions they have made for their lives.

When It Comes To Matters Of The Heart, Fruit Matters

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Humans can live without many vitamins, but they can’t live without vitamin C. With that being the case, there are still so many practitioners who caution their patients to stay away from fruit for fear that it contains sugar. This is particularly the case when advising high cholesterol, high blood pressure and pre-diabetic patients. Avoiding fruit couldn’t be more dangerous advice, especially when it comes to matters of the heart.

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