Healthy Living

Start by writing an inventory of your current physical and emotional symptoms.  Many of us may not even be aware that we suffer from minor or major aches, pains, and distress so ingrained is our self-neglect.  Bring awareness as to how you really feel.  This is the first step to improved health and happiness,  which, by the way, go hand …

Post Traumatic Stress

Parenting a child with PANDAS can be demanding and overwhelming. Never forget that others have experienced the same worries and fears, and that you are not alone. At the end of this section, there is a list of some suggestions others have found helpful in coping when parenting a child with PANDAS. Please feel free to contact us if you …

A Father’s Thoughts

The entire family system is affected by PANDAS. I have identified some of the key issues and symptoms from the histories provided by the parents, as well as, from those that my wife and I observed with our own child, son – age 8. First, the affect of these behaviors exhibited by our children shows just how profoundly insidious and …

A Mother’s Thoughts

Following is an excellent impromptu essay written by a mom who has posted on a parent forum regarding PANDAS. It explains WHY many of us have had to choose daily antibiotics, IVIG or plasma exchange. As of the writing of this letter – many symptoms have been arrested with daily antibiotics – IVIG is now being sought. 7/01/09   Hey …