BRAIN HEALING BEHAVIORS
by Dr. Lawrence Wilson
© May 2018, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc.
All information in this article is for educational purposes only. It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition.
A few children, and rarely adults, engage in unusual behaviors to help heal their brains. Usually, but not always, the children are malnourished, and this is hindering normal brain growth. These behaviors are called sensory-motor integration behaviors.
COMMON SENSORY-MOTOR INTEGRATION BEHAVIORS
3. Walking on the toes or balls of the feet.
4. Head banging
5. Athletics such as bicycling, running, walking or swimming
6. The Brain Gym exercises such as the cross crawl and others.
OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THESE BEHAVIORS
1. They are more common in boys.
2. They may be more common in children with a bowl pattern on a hair mineral analysis. This pattern is associated with feeling stuck.
Another possible hair analysis pattern is the double low ratio pattern. This is a double give up pattern.
3. The goal of the exercises is partly physical brain integration, and partly a psychological benefit, perhaps. The exercise is enjoyable and fun, in some way.
4. Manganese toxicity may be involved in some of these behaviors. This affects the pons and the brain stem.
We suggest a complete development program, which often helps to end these behaviors by removing the need for them.
This program always includes a diet high in cooked vegetables to provide many nutrients. In addition, it always includes certain nutritional supplements of calcium, magnesium, zinc, a digestive aid, kelp, trimethylglycine (a methyl donor), omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D3.