Supplements Alleviate Symptoms of ASD

Published Online (date) October 04, 2019
doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3218

Researchers at  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, have reviewed 27 papers involving 1028 children with ASD taking supplements and fatty acids and found that in general the following are some key improvements found in those children taking supplements vs those that didn’t: 

  • Improved language 
  • Improved social skills
  • Reduced repetitive behaviours
  • Improved attention
  • Less irritability & behavioural difficulties
  • Better sleep
  • Better communication

This is what we see in our functional medicine based clinic every day. Some children with an autism diagnosis have a number of comorbdities which benefit from strong nutritional and supplemental support. Read more…