anxiety children

Following your child is a fast route to good mental health: Enabling children to gain a sense of their own competence is the key to maintaining good self-esteem and mental health. Sometimes we can step back and let them work things out for themselves, with us feigning nonchalance in the background until we DORead more

pandas strep tonsillitis

When PANDAS Treatment Begins *Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Strep* New Patient: A.G. Female. Age 5. UK.  A.G. is having recurrent tonsillitis and the start of PANDAS. She has permanently inflamed glands in the throat. Each episode is getting worse and antibiotics haven’t helped.  She’s beginning to exhibit ‘PANDAS’ likeRead more

I’m actually considering calling this post “Killing Me Softly”.  It’s principally about steroid side effects, but I’m not drawing attention to just these drugs. Your Immune System’s Warfare Tactics. I visualize our immune system like a series of defensive concentric walls set up around a citadel: The Citadel: Our immune systemRead more