Toxins/Natural Solutions

Toxins/Natural Solutions

Getting Rid of Lice Naturally

Lice. Just saying the word creates that deeply squeamish itchy feeling.  With lice season now upon us, you may find it helpful to review the main issues and solutions involved in getting rid of these unwanted parasitic insects.  With any health concern, prevention is...

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Essential Oils Lower Cortisol and Help Reduce Stress

Wondering how I became so interested in essential oils? In fact, it turns out to be a combination of personal and professional reasons that encouraged me to look for an essential oil solution. You see, one of my favorite supplements for lowering cortisol, a...

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Cloth Diapering Made Easy

I use a combination of cotton prefolds and FuzziBunz pocket diapers. The cotton prefolds are really easy to wash and dry, they get very clean without any hassle. At night, I use FuzziBunz because the fleece layer wicks wetness away, and I can stuff them to fit my needs with more or less absorbency.

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Pesticides and Autism

With the state of California planning to spray unnecessary, ineffective, untested (and known to be harmful) pesticides on 7 million people, I think it’s prudent to highlight studies that demonstrate the increased risk of autism associated with pesticides. (See my...

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Environmental Toxins

Environment toxins have an effect on all children and adults, especially those on the autistic spectrum. It is not thoroughly known whether environmental toxins are an underlying cause of autism that can change biochemistry (like mercury), or if they can damage...

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Mercury and Heavy Metals

Heavy metals, and in particular, mercury, are toxic to the brain.  Significant research indicates that a majority of children/people with autism do not have the ability to detoxify heavy metals like the rest of the general population.  Many of the bodily...

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