In a world increasingly plagued with disease, we need successful public health interventions. In 1992, the British Nutrition Foundation Task Force on Unsaturated Fatty Acids suggested a desirable population intake for EPA and DHA of 0.5% of energy, which equates to about 8g/week (1.14g/day) for women and 10g/week (1.42g/day) for […]
Overview Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention-deficit disorder (ADD) refer to a range of problem behaviours generally associated with poor attention span. In general, ADHD is a persisting disorder, with many children continuing to have significant difficulties in adulthood. ADHD is thought to affect about 3–9% of school-age children and […]
It can often be overwhelming when making decisions on what to feed your child with ADHD while overcoming fussy eating habits and behavioural issues. Meal times should not be difficult and stressful, so here is some practical advice on what to include and certain foods to consider avoiding. Neurodevelopmental disorders […]
It is my personal belief that the learning and behavioural conditions of childhood do not exist. That is, they are not conditions in their own right but no more than symptoms, and symptoms that always appear in patterns of comorbidity (together). The patterns of presentation are therefore as unique as […]
Latest ADHD trial suggesting Vegepa E-EPA 70 as Ritalin alternative for ADHD was mentioned in Autumn 2012 issue of Natural Pharmacy Magazine.
There is a theory that in life we get promoted until we eventually reach our own personal level of incompetence. When I studied neurology at postgraduate level, I found the learning and behavioural disorders of childhood tricky to say the least, and when later teaching clinical neurology to postgraduate students […]
“My son is 13 years old and had symptoms of adhd. I used to have a chart with good/okay and bad days which helped me cope with my son. After taking the Pharmepa Step 1 (E-EPA 90) capsules for two months or so I did not feel the need any […]
Part two –identifying dietary triggers In August this year I drew attention to issues centred on feeding and nutritional deficiencies often associated with ADHD. Whilst the benefits of several nutrients, including omega fatty acids, amino acids and numerous vitamins, are well documented for their favourable outcomes on the symptoms of […]
Recent breakthrough clinical ADHD trial and Vegepa E-EPA 70 were mentioned in Natural Pharmacy Business Magazine.
“I hadn’t realised how deficient our relationship had been” says Meryl, mother of 14 year old Toby who, for the first time, held a ‘real’ conversation with her following the start of a new treatment programme. “It was wonderful. You don’t notice these things day to day, but when Toby […]
Dr Wendy Denning, supporting the campaign with Igennus, and Jason Hill, a representative of Volunteer Reading Help, were interviewed live on Hayes FM to talk about the Better Reading Campaign – a fresh initiative to raise awareness about illiteracy in the UK and support the charity in its vital work […]
Packing the best lunch Breakfast may well be the most important meal of the day and children who eat breakfast are more likely to concentrate and perform better at school than children who start the school day with an empty stomach. Making sure they get a balanced nutritious lunch is […]
Part one Issues with feeding and nutritional deficiencies As any parent knows, kids can often be picky eaters, and getting them to eat the food we know to be good for them can often be a challenging (if not messy) battle of wills. For the parent of a child with […]
A mother’s instinct is a powerful thing. From the moment you first hold your baby in your arms, you invest more time and energy in understanding your child’s needs, wants and mannerisms than with anything else you have ever done. As much as this innate skill is a blessing and […]
Yahoo News was distributing our recent ADHD pilot trial story: Recently published clinical research shows a potential ADHD treatment breakthrough using a pure EPA natural food supplement for children who are resistant to medication and behaviour therapy.