Autism, Anxiety, Depression, Developmental Delays, we can help!
Autism Spectrum Disorder - ASD
Every 8 seconds a child is diagnosed with Autism
Children with Autism can and do recover. If you have a child with Autism or know someone with a child with Autism read further for information about Autism and the path to recovery.
A problem with motor planning for speech.
Most of us take speech for granted because most of us just develop it naturally. The brain and the muscles involved in speech that control the lips, tongue, palate and jaw need to coordinate in order for us to produce the sounds needed to talk.
Are you Uneasy? Nervous? Fearful? Perfectionistic?
Anxiety impacts many adults and children today. It can vary from uneasiness to full blown panic. It can be just an annoyance or it can be constant and debilitating.
The most common mental health problem today.
Depression impacts over 19 million Americans each year. It can range from mild to severe and can occur at any stage of life – even in childhood.
Is your child reaching their developmental milestones?
How your child develops is different than how they grow. Development is how a child learns to do more complex things as they get older.
Can you focus and concentrate?
Attention is impacted by many different things. Our program can help you or your child improve attention, and this can improve your overall outlook on life.
“I have Brain Fog!”
That feeling that your brain is tired, cloudy or “foggy” is a common concern for many today. Brain fog is not generally a term used in traditional medicine and yet most patients understand what this means.
Health begins with optimal digestion and a balanced flora
Heartburn? Bloating? Burping, Gas? Irritable Bowel? Food Sensitivities?
Digestive distress is so common that almost everyone experiences it at one time or another but many people experience symptoms daily. High levels of stress, poor eating habits, lack of healthy bacteria in the GI tract can all contribute. At Crossing Back to Health, we focus on functional medicine that can help treat ailments generally ignored by traditional medicine.
Loose watery stools more than 3 times a day.
People of all ages get diarrhea. Most people get diarrhea occasionally and get over it quickly and without any intervention. Other times it is more chronic and is a reflection of an underlying unresolved stress.
This is a pain in the buttocks!
Bowel habits vary for each person but when you have trouble passing stool, or have infrequent stools (less than 3 per week), or pain with bowel movements, you are likely constipated. People tend to feel bloated, sluggish and lack optimal energy when they are constipated.
The Chinese call it “rebellious qi”
Heartburn or Acid Reflux is that burning you feel in your chest when stomach acid goes up instead of down as it should – that’s the rebellious part. It can be intermittent or can become chronic. It can even lead to changes in the esophagus that predispose people to cancer of the esophagus.
We can help you.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome or “IBS” is recurrent diarrhea lasting more than 3 months that tends to have a sudden onset with lower abdomen cramping and bloating followed by sudden watery diarrhea. It can be very embarrassing and uncomfortable. The cause is unknown but there are aggravating factors that can be identified.
Allergies clouding your senses?
Allergic Reactions got you down? You’re not alone.
Does your body over react to foreign invaders?
Allergies are over reactions to substances that typically should be harmless. Your immune system attacks the “foreigner” and creates lots of symptoms in the process.
- 1 in 5 have allergy or asthma symptoms in US
- Over 50% of US population tests positive to at least one or more allergens
We offer evaluations for allergies have a variety of options available for treatment.
Allergies or Intolerance – Either way they can make you miserable
True food allergies can be very serious and even life threatening. Food Sensitivities or intolerances are often referred to as “allergies” but are not true allergies. They are very annoying none the less and create lots of chronic symptoms that can impact your daily life. Sometimes the intolerances may be due to poor digestion, lack of healthy flora or inability to process the specific food type.
By identifying the aggravating factors – the symptoms of food intolerances can often be eliminated without removing the food. Other times the offending food has to be eliminated. Once you know the difference you will have a better idea of how to manage it. We are here to help you figure it out.
Get a breath of fresh air
The symptoms of pollen allergies are so annoying! Itchy eyes, runny nose, coughing, headache, and fatigue. The allergies that pop up depends on the time of year and the area of the country you live in. Hot, dry and windy conditions tend to favor these.
- Early Spring - the trees begin to bud. Spring allergies go into full “bloom” as more and more trees and bushes bloom.
- Mid to Late Spring – More trees and grass mowing begins.
- Late Summer and Fall – Grass and weed pollen allergies tend to bein late summer with weeds like Ragweed, and extend through the Fall.
- Go to www.pollen.com - For local pollen counts and what pollens are high – this may help you identify what’s bothering you.
Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
Molds, Dust, Pets: Year round – inside and outside.
The types of allergens that tend to occur year round are not pollen related. They are things like, molds, dust, pet dander and more
Molds can be somewhat seasonal occurring most commonly in the Fall when the leaves fall and the weather is damp. Molds grow best in humid conditions so can occur all year long when the humidity is high. St. Louis is at the convergence of two major rivers which are known to flood so there is lots of mold here.
30 million Americans have eczema.
Eczema is a skin rash that often begins in early childhood. It can be mild to severe, localized to generalize. The itch can be so bad that you scratch until the skin bleeds – which makes it worse and leads to further inflammation.