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Intriguing Dyslexia and ADHD Research Explains the Hidden Origins and Successful Treatment of Phobias, Announced by Dr. Harold Levinson

While successfully treating dyslexia and ADHD children and adults with inner-ear-improving medications, Dr. Levinson found that his patients’ many and varied phobias rapidly and unexpectedly disappeared. He then understood the hidden inner-ear and related cerebellar origins of over 90% of the fears and phobias that force anxiety ridden individuals to seek help, and how to […] Continue reading →

Left-Handed Patients More Likely to Have Psychotic Disorders

In a multi- centered joint study published in the October-December 2013 issue of SAGE Open, lead author Jadon Webb, MD of the Yale Child Study Center reported that the prevalence of left-handedness among patients with psychotic illnesses like schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder reached 40%. By comparison, those with depression were noted to have normal average […] Continue reading →

Genetic Discovery Could Increase Understanding of ADHD

In an article just published in the international journal PLOS ONE, Trinity College Dublin researchers  Kevin Mitchell and Jackie Dolan reported that removing gene Elfn1 in mice led to hyperactivity and comorbid seizures. In addition, amphetamines decreased their hyperactivity whereas it stimulated it in mice with this gene. This led to speculation that mutations of […] Continue reading →