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Help for the Hyperactive Child: A Good-Sense Guide for Parents of Children With Hyperactivity, Attention Deficits and Other Behavior and Learning Pr

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"Provides clear guidance in dealing with the three most important questions faced by hyperactive/inattentive children, their parents, and the professionals who care for them: 1. Should we look for nutritional and environmental causes? 2. Where do we begin? 3.How do we find solutions which are easy to stick with?" by Sidney MacDonald Baker, M.D.
Paperback, 243 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Square One Publishers (first published March 1991)
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Interesting idea that food allergies and/or yeast infections irritate the nervous system causing hyperactivity and other behavior problems. The author says Candida puts out toxins that weaken the immune system and irritate the nervous system. He also says Candida overgrowth also disturbs the mucous membranes of the gut allowing toxins and food allergens to pass to other parts of the body. He recommends elimination diets to discover hidden food allergies and low sugar diets to control yeast overg ...more
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Received his medical education and training at the University of Virginia, The Pennsylvania Hospital, Vanderbilt and Johns Hopkins. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and the American Medical Association. He also served as a Visiting Professor at Ohio State University, the ...more