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Meditation Improves Children’s Attention

A new study published in the International Journal of Yoga found that when children are trained to practice meditation, their attention spans are significantly increased. The researchers tested two…

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Common Illness Can Cause OCD

While scientists have hypothesized that a connection between obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and childhood infections exists,  a team of researchers have now scientifically demonstrated that commo…

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Are You Deficient in Healthy Fats?

You’ve probably read about or heard about fatty acids or healthy fats.  Essential fatty acids have many important roles in the body.  Here are some of the main ones: Quell inflammation Strengt…

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5 Foods Linked to ADHD

Artificial food coloring has long been suspected of  contributing to diagnoses of ADHD, but a new study from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows an association between ADHD an…

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More Screen Time = Less Attention Span

While growing up, there were literally no restrictions on television in our house. My mother, as a hard-working single parent, loved TV and grew to appreciate how much of a companion it was to her two…

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Finding Your Focus

By Michael Gerrish, MS, Experience Life Have you repeatedly made a commitment to do something and continue to put it off? Or have you thrown yourself into it for a while and then suddenly lost …

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8 Ways to Treat ADHD Naturally

By Carrie Demers, MD, Yoga+ My eight-year-old son was just diagnosed with ADHD. My husband and I can't decide if we should give him medication or pursue alternative treatments. What do you reco…

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Help Your Child Focus Naturally

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is thought to affect between three to five percent of children. Many take prescription drugs to address symptoms associated with ADHD. According to an e…

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