Amidst all the hullabaloo about norovirus in the Olympic village, doping in the Russian curling community, and wipeouts of truly epic proportions, the 2018 Games have certainly elevated the entertainment quotient. Norway quietly tops the list for Olympic medals in Pyeongchang this year and as a team, has steadily stepped up their game every 4 years since 2010 which for me raises the question: What…

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Norway, for the win!

“Our sons were both diagnosed with ADHD by kindergarten. More than just dealing with the disciplinary and academic issues at school, my husband and I struggled to maintain a productive and nurturing household with the kids having regular meltdowns and outbursts. Our ability to connect with them became compromised. We were at our wits’ end considering medications and home school. We agonized over…

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How Exercise Can Turn the Tide in ADHD

As the 2016 Olympic games play out in Rio, you might be feeling inspired to get moving yourself. While some sports admittedly look pretty dangerous, and we cringe at the sight of a cyclist skidding into the curb on a wet road and landing on her head, there are others that simply make us marvel at the agility and strength of the human body. For me, when I watch those swimmers cutting through the…

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Exercise – Good for Neurotransmitters & Your Brain

How many of your patients use wearable fitness trackers like a FitBit? If recent statistics are any indication, it's probably a lot of them. Consider this: According to research firm eMarketer, approximately 39.5 million U.S. adults used wearable fitness trackers in 2015 – a 57.7% increase over 2014. A survey by Nielsen in 2014 indicated that 61% of those aware of wearable technology for tracking and…

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Wearable Fitness Trackers – 6 Ways to Motivate Patients

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