Being the parent of a child with PANS or PANDAS is hard, but there is hope. As doctors and parents with firsthand experience, here’s…
As a parent, one of the scariest experiences of my life was seeing my child wake up with OCD symptoms virtually overnight. Separating food, acting aggressively, losing the ability to get to sleep, facial tics – these are just a few symptoms of PANS/PANDAS.
PANS & PANDAS are pediatric illnesses characterized by abrupt onset neuropsychiatric symptoms. Here’s a little science and history about these diseases.
New evidence shows a definitive link between mold exposure and PANS and PANDAS. Find out the role of mycotoxins in this childhood illness and how to treat it.
PANS/PANDAS can be treated! See how Dr. Scott has taken up the case with Indiana state lawmakers to get these treatments covered by insurance Clinicians.
Our daughter had PANDAS. It didn’t only steal her joy, it drove us to the loneliest season of our lives. To other parents in our place: You are not alone.
What are PANS/PANDAS? How can you spot the signs? We cover the basics about this rare condition, symptoms & effective treatments.
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?
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Symptoms of PANDAS or PANS come on very fast — here’s how to identify them and options for treatment. Step 1: Your doctor will rule out other conditions like autism.
A PANDAS diagnosis (abrupt onset form of childhood OCD) is still controversial. 20 years of science confirms it not only exists, but may even be more common than once thought.
If you have bacterial strep throat, it’s best to get an antibiotic to treat it to avoid complications. But if your sore throat isn’t strep, no antibiotic is needed.
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.”
There are many PANDAS treatment protocols that may be moderately to highly effective. We break them down by research, cost, insurance coverage, and more.
We often see how PANS/PANDAS traumatize other family members. A central theme that almost always shows up is GUILT. Please remember, it’s not your fault!
Anxious/fearful OCD thoughts are nothing but a dissatisfied bully. Here’s how to beat them by being Fully Functional® and stop the compulsions they cause.
In this podcast, learn how we identify PANS & PANDAS and treat environmental toxicities, chronic infections, and other complex medical conditions!
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