Hidden Allergies: Cause for Disruptive Behavior, Sensory Issues and Poor Retention?

By: Integrated Learning Strategies

The number of children diagnosed with learning and behavioral disorders has increased significantly in the last eight years, with allergies being one of the biggest culprits. Studies are finding that allergies can affect learning and behavior.

Allergies can have a negative impact on hearing, making it difficult for children to follow instructions and pay attention. Ear infections are a common side effect of allergies.

Overreaction to nutrients can cause digestive discomfort, difficulty breathing, and disruption of the respiratory system. Inflammation is triggered in the brain, disrupting information processing, attention span, and neurotransmitters, leading to emotional outbursts and inability to sit still.

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