Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is an effective, but costly, treatment for PANDAS. Is it right for your child? What can you expect? Does insurance cover it?
Although everyone has some yeast in their body, occasionally the yeast can increase in numbers (called a “yeast overgrowth”). Yeast overgrowth doesn’t sound good, does it?
Lyme Disease and other Tick-Borne Infections Lyme disease was first discovered in Lyme, Connecticut in the mid 1970s. It was found to be the cause of a sudden epidemic of arthritis in children. It is caused by a “spirochete” (a “corkscrew shaped” bacteria). Transmitted by tick bites, Lyme disease can make you very sick. It…
If your child has PANDAS/PANS, his or her immune system is attacking their brain. It often leads to your child developing tics or an aversion to food. We call this a “brain on fire.”