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How Retained Primitive Reflexes Impact Brain Function at Any Age

Join me in a conversation with Dr. Peter Scire, as he explains how retained primitive reflexes impact brain function at any age.

Dr. Peter Scire has dedicated his academic and clinical career over the past 15 years to working with complex neurological disorders in both adults and children. He received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University as well as extensive post-doctoral training in functional neurology with concentrations in childhood developmental disorders, vestibular rehabilitation and brain injury rehabilitation. In addition to his functional neurology training Dr. Scire has amassed thousands of hours of continued education in the areas of functional immunology, functional endocrinology and advanced concepts in neurochemistry and nutrition over the past decade. Since 2004, Dr. Scire has collaborated with Dr. Robert Melillo the Founder of Brain Balance Centers and Hemispheric Integration Therapy.

After a decade of working with children, Dr. Scire established Scire Integrative Health Center in Atlanta which specializes in complex neurological and metabolic disorders utilizing the latest advancements in neurological rehabilitation and diagnostic testing. He is a founding member of the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation. Dr. Scire served as the President of IAFNR from 2015-2016. When away from his practice Dr. Scire is a father to his soon-to-be 18 year old son Nicholas and his 13 year old daughter Emma.

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Beyond the Label: A Holistic Approach to Mental Health – Dr. Christina Bjorndal

Join me in a conversation with Dr. Christina Bjorndal, as she explains how you can use a holistic approach to mental health.

Dr. Christina Bjorndal, ND, is an authority in the treatment of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and eating disorders. Having overcome many serious mental health challenges herself, Dr. Chris is now a gifted speaker and writer who loves to share her philosophy of wellness in interviews with icons like Jenny McCarthy and many more.

She is recognized as one of the top NDs to follow by two independent organizations and has helped many patients achieve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing – which she believes are the four foundational building blocks of overall health. Dr. Chris has proudly completed three books on mental health and offers a 10-week course and in-person retreat on mental health.

Dr. Chris believes that everyone has an innate power to heal themselves and become completely well. As a naturopathic doctor, she makes it her responsibility to make sure people have the information, guidance, and empowerment needed to move towards better health. When she isn’t helping clients create better, healthier, and happier lives, she is a wonderful mother, loving wife, dedicated friend, and avid explorer.

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How screen time is impacting your child’s behaviour and what you can do about it – Dr. Nicole Beurkens

Join me in a conversation with Dr. Nicole Beurkens, as she explains how screen time is impacting your child's behaviour and what you can do about it.

Dr. Nicole Beurkens, PhD, has almost 20 years of experience supporting children, young adults, and families. She has specialized expertise in evaluating and treating a wide range of developmental and mental health concerns including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, bipolar disorder, behavioral disorders, brain injury, and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

She holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s in Nutrition and Integrative Health, a Master’s in Special Education, and is trained in numerous specialty areas. She is also the author of “Life Will Get Better,” a book that offers simple solutions for parents of children with attention, anxiety, mood and behavior challenges.

Dr. Beurkens is the Founder and Director of Horizons Developmental Resource Center in Caledonia, Michigan. She leads a team dedicated to exceptional evaluation and integrative treatment services, research on innovative treatment protocols, and professional training on best practices. (more…)

Zinc—Nutrient Deficiencies found in Children with Symptoms of ADHD (Part 5)

Zinc is a mineral that is often found to be deficient in children with symptoms of ADHD.1 Zinc deficiency may affect cognitive development by alterations in attention, activity, neuropsychological behaviour and motor development.2 Zinc and copper levels must be in balance and have shown to correlate to ADHD symptoms when the ratio is low.3 Studies have shown that when children are supplemented with zinc, it decreases hyperactive, impulsivity and poor socialization behaviours.4

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Lessons About the Power of Neuroplasticity with Dr. Peter Scire

Join me in a conversation with Dr. Peter Scire, as he explains various lessons about the power of neuroplasticity.

Dr. Peter Scire has dedicated his academic and clinical career over the past 15 years to working with complex neurological disorders in both adults and children. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University as well as extensive post-doctoral training in functional neurology with concentrations in childhood developmental disorders, vestibular rehabilitation, and brain injury rehabilitation.

In addition to his functional neurology training, Dr. Scire has amassed thousands of hours of continued education in the areas of functional immunology, functional endocrinology and advanced concepts in neurochemistry and nutrition over the past decade. Since 2004, Dr. Scire has collaborated with Dr. Robert Melillo the Founder of Brain Balance Centers and Hemispheric Integration Therapy.

After a decade of working with children, Dr. Scire established the Scire Integrative Health Center in Atlanta which specializes in complex neurological and metabolic disorders utilizing the latest advancements in neurological rehabilitation and diagnostic testing. He is a founding member of the International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation. Dr. Scire served as the President of IAFNR from 2015-2016. When away from his practice Dr. Scire is Dad to his soon to be 18-year-old son Nicholas and his 13-year-old daughter Emma.
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