You’ll remember from last week, we’re talking about the ability of the brain and the digestive system to work together…and what happens when they aren’t able to communicate well with each other.
Things like, chronic upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, inflammation, constipation, reflux, etc.
When you bring your child into the office, there are two things we check.
Last week we talked about the need to check if your child’s digestive system is able to regulate itself well. So if you haven’t read that post yet, you’ll want to go back and read it here.
The second thing we check when evaluating your child’s digestive system, is the amount of possible overload your child could have as a result of dyes, sugars, chemicals, and processed foods. In other words, any ingredient you can’t pronounce on the ingredient list of the food your child eats. We know this is a difficult topic, but it truly makes all the difference for your child’s digestive system and brain development.
The non-real-food in what your child is eating will destroy the physical nature of the cells. I know it’s really not something that’s fun to think about. We all want the best for our children and want them to be safe from harm.
For instance, if you think of scraping your arm. It hurts and it takes time to heal. And it will heal if it can be protected and not constantly re-scraped.
The same goes on within our bodies. If we’re constantly eating things that irritate, cause inflammation – or scrape – the inside of us, the body isn’t able to have the time or ability to heal.
It’s important for you to know, neither the communication within your child’s body nor the possible overload that they may be experiencing will resolve on its own. It must be evaluated.
So, if you’ve noticed that your child complains of:
Please come in today so we can help you get some answers on how to best help your child thrive.
Next time let’s talk about some of the Common Myths of Autism.