Children Need Help During Difficult Allergy Season
While other kids enjoyed summer vacations with their grandparents, Neil Adams was in the emergency roomâ¬"once again fighting to breathe.Â For Neil there was no possibility of visiting his grandparent's farm; he had asthma and a severe allergy to horses.
For children like Neil, summer heralds the beginning of yet another season of sneezes, wheezes and itches, coupled with the unpleasant side effects from medications that cost parents millions of dollars.
â¬ÅIf Neil got near a horse he would flare up in seconds. We would have to rush him home for a hot shower, drugs and rest, said Neil's mother Judy Adams. â¬ÅBut Neil loved horsesâ¬"he wished he could spend time on the farm and learn to ride.
By the time Neil was two years old he was already on allergy medication and two inhalers.Â His breathing was the focus of the entire family. With asthma reaching epidemic proportions in children under the age of five, and allergies affecting as many as 40 to 50 million in the US, Neil is not the only one who has been so affected.
â¬ÅNeil became nervous and out of control at home and in school, continues Mrs. Adams. â¬ÅHis teachers wanted to put him on Ritalin and family members had no patience with him. I had to explain that he was just reacting to the medication and then show them the list of side effects!
According to a recent survey 71 percent of teachers say they are seeing more children with health problems than ever before. Parents are puzzled because their children do not seem to remember things as clearly as they used to and behavior problems like Neil's are becoming increasingly common.
According to Doris J. Rapp, M.D., a leading specialist in Environmental Medicine, our environment is causing a growing number of children to be sick. It is estimated that more than 40 million people have some sort of environmental illness due to allergic or toxic reactions to various substances in the environment.
The air, food, water, homes and schools are polluted with over seventy thousand chemicals, and when these toxins enter the body, the intensity of reaction can range from mild to very severe.
In his book Clear Body Clear Mind, L. Ron Hubbard's breakthrough research shows that pollutants and toxins are being stored in the fatty tissue of the body for long periods of time, and that this has a significant effect on our healthâ¬"both physical and mental.
â¬ÅI had tried everything with Neil, said Mrs. Adams. â¬ÅTraditional medicine, homeopathy and chiropracticâ¬"nothing helped him. Then I heard about the program outlined in Clear Body Clear Mind, and it made so much sense.
As soon as she could, Mrs. Adams put Neil through the program detailed in the book. â¬ÅNeil has not had an asthma attack since, she said with relief. â¬ÅIt's been three years since he did the program and almost all his allergies have been relieved.
While the program makes no medical claims, and the benefits vary person to person, it has undergone twelve independent scientific studies documenting its safety and effectiveness. It is a carefully balanced combination of moderate aerobic exercise, vitamin and mineral supplementation and intermittent sauna to eliminate the toxins from the body through sweating. Results from the program have included the ability to think more clearly and an increase in general happiness.
â¬ÅAfter I completed the program I was very anxious to see how I had improved, said Neil. â¬ÅI went to visit my grandparents on their farm and my grandma asked me to help her saddle her horse.Â Neil had no adverse reaction from the horse and quickly saddled up and joined his grandmother for a four-hour ride!
â¬ÅWhen we came back I washed down the horsesâ¬"something I had never been able to do before, remembers Neil.
Back at school that year Neil's grades shot up and Mrs. Adams stopped receiving the constant calls about his health and behavior.Â Neil is now an active 6'3" freshman in High School who is getting good grades. â¬ÅI was recently invited to learn to rope calves and ride western with the 3-time national calf roping champion, said Neil. â¬ÅDreams do come true after all!
For more information on the program Neil completed, read Clear Body Clear Mind by L. Ron Hubbard or visit www.clearbodyclearmind.com.