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For Kids with Autism, Sights and Sounds Are Disjoined

Human brain integrates signals simultaneously coming from different senses. Great article. As a parent to a higher-functioning autistic, this really does explain a lot of what she does. Well worth a read.

from Tribesports

You are probably aware of the health risks of not getting enough exercise or eating a nutritious diet, but what about the risks of not getting enough sleep?

Just one week of insufficient sleep alters the activity of our genes, which control our response to stress, immunity, inflammation and overall health. Here are the hidden health hazards caused by sleep deprivation.


Exhaustion. (To make this clear, anxiety and depression can accompany M.E. - not all the time - but they are not the cause of M.E.)


Chronic illness - pain caused from narcolepsy is due to extended fatigue and being unable to rest - the body tries to protect itself but it can't.


Immediate Pain Relief.. FDA Listed - Highly Effective


OMG I ALMOST SCREAMED YASS..........then i realized that in phils latest vid he found out that he was lactose intolerant and phil gave him different types of milk to guess what they were


Evening primrose oil (EPO) is primarily used to treat skin conditions. It helps alleviate itchiness caused by dermatitis & eczema. The oil, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), is an omega-6 essential fatty acid that is hard to come by in the diet. The brain is prompted by GLA to make a specific kind of prostaglandin which can work to prevent alcohol withdrawal symptoms, seizures & depression by indirectly protecting the nervous system & the liver. Using EPO daily can help lower BP & cholesterol…


Chart showing causes of coma. This is very important to all of you fiction writers out there.


What Happens in Vegas... (or do I mean Vagus?) -

The Vagus nerve. Did you know that stimulation of this nerve triggers off all your digestive processes, helping you digest and absorb nutrients better and avoid bloating, reflux and indigestion. You can trigger it using bitter foods such as rocket or by deep breathing. If you are having significant digestive issues, your Naturopath can prescribe herbs that trigger the Vagus nerve. Cool huh?

from UPMC HealthBeat

Seizure First Aid – What to Do When You Witness a Seizure

Do you know what to do if someone around you has a seizure? Seizures do not always cause loss of consciousness, so you may need to help steer the person clear of potentially dangerous situations. Learn more about what to do if you witness a seizure.