Alternative Treatments for Autism

Alternative Treatments for Autism

“Alternative Treatments for Autism” Many, if not the majority, of families with a child suffering from autism pursue dietary and nutritional approaches as components of treatment. Estimates of the use of alternative therapies range from 28 to 95%, with special diets or dietary supplements the most frequently cited approach. Why so common? Perhaps parents are…

Fever Benefits for Autism in a Food

Fever Benefits for Autism in a Food

[Music] autism currently affects about 168 kids in the United States yet we don’t even have drugs to treat the core symptoms forget the underlying disease itself I mean we can treat some symptoms just not the core symptoms of the disorder sure if you’re aggressive we can give you anti-psychotic drugs stimulants like ritalin…

Best Foods for Autism

Best Foods for Autism

[Music] you may remember my series of videos about the engine of aging enzyme tour well kids with autism tend to have higher tor activity in their bodies in this hyperactive tour signaling may actually play a role in causing autism making tor a potential target to treat autism or even theoretically reverse it if…

Dietary Supplements for Autism

Dietary Supplements for Autism

“Dietary Supplements for Autism” Dietary supplements are commonly given to children with autism. Do they do any good? One of the most common is the omega-3 fats in the form of fish oil, based on studies like this that showed a marked reduction in omega-3 blood levels among autistic children. But maybe that’s reverse causation.…

Autism and Casein from Cow’s Milk

Autism and Casein from Cow’s Milk

“Autism and Casein from Cows’ Milk” In my last video series on autism and diet, I talked about the benefits of broccoli sprouts, but the most commonly studied nutritional and dietary interventions for autism and diet involve variations of gluten free and casein free diets. Where did that even come from? In the ’80s, a…