Cytokines are hormonal messengers affecting the immune system, consisting of pro-inflammatory T-helper 1 (Th1) cells and anti-inflammatory T-helper 2 (Th2) cells. Th1 and Th2 cytokine balancing is a well established nutritional target for a number of health conditions. Several nutrients are known to influence Th1/Th2 […]
The latest meta-analysis to look at the benefits of omega-3s in ADHD suggests a potential therapeutic role of omega-3s in ADHD IF dosing is personalised according to individual biomarker status. The meta-analysis used data from seven randomised controlled trials (the gold standard of intervention research), […]
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 […]
Latest ADHD trial suggesting Vegepa E-EPA 70 as Ritalin alternative for ADHD was mentioned in Autumn 2012 issue of Natural Pharmacy Magazine.
“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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]