Auditory issues are common with those with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Frequently, many people with autism have SPD. Auditory issues restricts locations and activities. But even without professional support, there are nudges that can help move someone towards being able to handle the sound better or notice the warning signs so a meltdown is prevented.
Wrapping up our 2-part series on the oral microbiome, this week we look at how our microbiome might protect us from Covid-19, and how we can support our oral microbiome so it can support our health in general.Continue reading
There’s lots of info available on our gut microbiome, even some info related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Now, we also are finding information about our oral microbiome and how it relates to health. Although it’s early stages yet, there’s a notable difference between the oral microbiome of the general population and those with ASD.Continue reading
There are many health issues, conditions and challenges associated with being on the autism spectrum. But there’s also misunderstandings, misinformation and not knowing. This article lists some of the most common conditions associated with being on the spectrum.Continue reading
Nutrient deficiencies can cause food cravings. If that's the case, then it's easy to figure out what nutrients are missing by reversing the food craving. But it isn't always the case.
In our two previous articles, we looked at the connection between fat and physical and mental health, specifically for those on the autism spectrum and those with sensory issues.
Here we look at whether cravings tell us what other foods we need for health.
Our gut loves variety but much of what we do chips away at what our gut (and our brain) needs to be healthy.
Pick one or two ideas from our long list of improve-your-microbiome-improve-your brain list, and enjoy more than a micro of better health and happiness.Continue reading
We ask others, especially those with special needs, to make changes. To try learning something new. Yet, sometimes we're hesitant to take the advice we give. By making changes ourselves, we can have a better idea of what we are asking others to do.