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Blanched Dubois
06-21-13, 10:35 AM
www . gaps . me

Has ANYONE had any personal experience of knowing success with this - my dear friend and attorney :D presented this to me as her sister has a child with ADHD, one with 'failure to thrive' and another with Aspberger's - they are all having huge success with this protocol.

I respect those venerate here who have much, much, much more knowledge about what my son and I have been labeled with 'ADHD' - anxiety, depression, possible Asperberger's with son and with me. He's facing the very expensive PHD assessments - and therapy with this man.

I'd love feedback of any kind if anyone has tried this or knows someone who has - we - my son and I are both going to research this and then start the protocol.


06-21-13, 11:35 AM
I donīt have any experience of this but it bring to mine Chinese medicine. Traditional chinese medicine practioners have a totally different concept to the west about the human body and the world.

All bodily functions are interdependent so disharmony in one area will effect the entire system.

I have been to a Chinese doctor and they look at totally different things like the tongue size, shape and whether it has cracks or lines. The digestive system is extremely important. How many western doctors have ever examined the function of the spleen or gall bladder. Every symptom is taken into account as the body is treated like a whole.

Could your car function if one part was broken? But we carry on semi functioning despite having broken parts that western doctors canīt seem to diagnose.

Iīm not saying TCM is better than Western but I do find some of the concepts very interesting.

Blanched Dubois
06-21-13, 08:29 PM
Thanks SP and yeah I hadn't thought of it but of course! Anyway, the idea of a possible alchemy diet is worth a try for better memory - or if it eases ANY comorbid affect of ADHD of any type, imo, none are too good and all are kinda - lemme strive for optimism - tiresome? Hows that for decorum? Keep the chins up and all that BS - meh.
thanks {{{SquarePeg}}} for your insights - hope life's better and better for ya.

Blanched Dubois
06-21-13, 09:16 PM

this is a very compelling and worrisome article about bacteria and gut flora - kinda fascinating

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06-21-13, 09:20 PM
I've heard about the GAPS diet.

It talks about the gut having a strong link to the nervous system. Apparently consuming foods that are "easy on the gut" can greatly improve neural activity.

I'll need to read more into in through.

Blanched Dubois
06-21-13, 09:44 PM
It is helping three children that the source knows and I've been doing a bunch of research on it. Some of the article i posted a link to i can't really relate to in terms of 'symptoms' and I did breastfeed my son. He had the gut issue the moment weaned off breast and on to 'formula' - I bet that did not help his gut and I'm Russian so we eat yogurt and i've always kept live probiotics as a nutritional supplement.

I'm pretty sure, though, most is a case of exacerbating a genetic condition. At least this is my 'gut' on it - pardon lame pun.