Functional neurology, PANDAS, and PANS

If a child suddenly develops behavioral and neurological symptoms after a strep infection, PANDAS should be suspected. PANDAS is a neuro-immune disorder in which a strep infection triggers brain inflammation and the immune system starts to attack and destroy brain tissue, causing a sudden onset of neurological symptoms. PANDAS stands for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders…

Functional neurology and childhood brain disorders

More than one in seven children suffer from developmental disorders today. But this doesn’t mean change isn’t possible. The brain is enormously malleable, or plastic, and with the right input on a consistent basis using functional neurology, we often can improve brain function. Common brain development disorders today include: Attention deficit disorder (ADD) Attention deficit/hyperactivity…