PANDAS Epidemic:  More than 1/200 Children Affected

PANDAS Epidemic: More than 1/200 Children Affected

More than 1 in 200 kids develops PANDAS symptoms post-Streptococcal infection and the stats are even higher for other children within a family that already has a PANDAS/PANS child. Parents and physicians who don’t know the telltale symptoms may not realize that...
Charcoal Lemonade for PANDAS/PANS

Charcoal Lemonade for PANDAS/PANS

Charcoal Lemonade: 1/2 cup lemonade 1/2 tsp activated charcoal powder Shake/stir well to combine Drink 2 hours away from medications Yes, it is black! It tastes like lemonade though!👌🏼 I often recommend activated charcoal as a binder for kids who are having a die-off...
PANDAS/PANS Ontario “My Kid is Not Crazy” Documentary

PANDAS/PANS Ontario “My Kid is Not Crazy” Documentary

I am thrilled to be joining PANDAS/PANS Ontario at the film screening of the documentary “My Kid is Not Crazy” on Saturday May 13th in Oakville! I will also be a panelist at the discussion after the show, so please introduce yourself and bring your...
PANS: Mycoplasma pneumonia

PANS: Mycoplasma pneumonia

Mycoplasma pneuomoniae bacterium is a very common PANS trigger. Any patient with a history of pneumonia, “Walking Pneumonia”, croup, or chronic cough prior to onset of PANS symptoms should be assessed for Mycoplasma infection. I have also treated children for PANS who...