Why ADHD & Learning Disabilities Can ‘Run in the Family’ & What You Can Do: Understanding the MTHFR Gene

Last summer, Amy sat across from me in my office wondering if there was really anything that can be done about her son’s learning difficulties. “It runs in the family,” she said. She told me that her brothers had learning disabilities and ADHD and so did her husband’s family. Amy herself was dyslexic and struggled…

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Is It ADHD, LD or Is It Primitive Reflexes?

If a child is impulsive, unable to sit still, has poor motor skills or has difficulty learning—the most common diagnosis is ADHD or a learning disability. Yet these symptoms might have nothing to do with a disorder and may be occurring because a child’s ‘baby brain’ didn’t totally disappear. Child development researchers have found that…

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