ADHD is classified as a neurobehavioral disorder. According to the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, twelve percent of U.S. children and teens had a diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2011, a number that has jumped by 43 percent since 2003, making it one of the most common childhood disorders. Between 66 and 85 percent of these children maintain the diagnosis into adolescence and adulthood.
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Did you know that the most common immune disorder is an allergic reaction? The world allergy organization estimates that about 30-40% of the worldwide population is affected by one or more allergic conditions such as eczema, rhino-conjunctivitis, asthma and potentially life-threatening allergies to foods, drugs and other substances. What exactly is an allergic reaction? An allergic reaction is the body's natural defense mechanism designed to keep out foreign invaders. Some of
You probably know someone who suffers from a sleeping problem such as insomnia or sleep apnea. In fact, 40% of the population currently struggles with sleeping problems. Both insomnia and sleep apnea are extremely common issues that many people face. Most people try pills, teas, and potions to try and get some rest at night, but there is good news! Chiropractic care can help with these issues. Chiropractors have actually found misalignment in the atlas and axis (the first two
Here is an overview of a 7 year study conducted by an Integrative Medicine Independent Physician Association. The study was over 7 years and was conducted to see what, if any, results chiropractic care has when used as a primary or first choice option by patients. Starting in 1999, and stemming over a 7-year period of time, a major Illinois HMO participated in a bold study where chiropractors would serve as primary care physicians in its network. The statistics we're carefull
There have been people close to me in my life that suffer from infertility, they are not alone. Unfortunately for hundreds of thousands of couples trying to conceive, infertility can stop them from creating a beautiful family of their dreams! Many people wouldn't consider chiropractic care to be a viable option for infertility but there is a growing body of evidence that supports the opposite! In fact Chiropractic Care is one of the most cost effective strategies to balance t
Research Ties Vertebral Subluxation to Common Childhood Ailments StartFragment Below you will find a sample of the research linking vertebral subluxations and nerve interference with specific childhood ailments. Ear Infection Investigators evaluated 46 children under the age of five with ear infections. A full 93% recovered within 10 days of chiropractic care ( J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1996; 19:169-77). Another study looked at 5 children with recurrent middle ear infection