Dr. Mary Ann Block


Bipolar Disorder: Best Treatment Still Uncertain

December 8, 2011

According to an article in Family Practice News 10/15/2011, “When treating Bipolar depression ‘we are in the land of uncertain where physicians must improvise and do their best with what’s available’.” The article goes on to say, “The published evidence base for treating bipolar depression should not be viewed as synonymous with the best practice.”…

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The Block Center Clarity Chair In The News

October 5, 2011

Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 By Jan Jarvis Photos” Star-Telegram/Joyce Marshall Integrated Therapies Helps Some Autistic Kids… For Most of his life, 16-year-old Paul Bauer has spoken only gibberish and an occasional repetitive phrase. Connie Bauer sensed that her son wanted to say more, but she didn’t know how to help him find the words locked…

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ADHD-What Parents Can Do

September 27, 2011

Parents Can Take Control As a parent you have choices. If your child’s teacher is implying that she thinks your child has ADHD and suggests you take her to a doctor for testing, know that you have options. The teacher is not a doctor. ADHD is considered a psychiatric disorder that falls into the realm…

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New Program Helps Sixteen-Year-Old Autistic Boy Talk

September 2, 2010

Connie Bauer has been trying many different therapies to help her 16-year-old son, Paul, since he was diagnosed with autism as a toddler. Her child still could not communicate or function properly in the world until he completed a 10-hour accelerated sensory integration program at The Block Center in Hurst, Texas. Before that he only seemed to…

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Diet Suggestions for ADHD Symptoms

August 27, 2010

Your child’s diet is not only important to his or her general health but it is also important to how your child learns and acts. What your child eats and how often can have a profound negative effect on the body provoking symptoms that are misdiagnosed as ADHD. I have seen market improvement in children…

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Type II Diabetes-Taking Care of Yourself

August 15, 2010

Diabetes Information May be Flawed As a physician I receive complementary copies of Diabetes Forecast for my office. I actually read the magazine before putting it out for my patients because I sometimes find information that I consider not acceptable. This was certainly the case in the July 2010 edition. Insulin Is Not For Everyone…

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