Autism Treatment – Never Too Late to Excel

Children with autistic spectrum disorder are special children with amazing gifts. They have special abilities that other kids do not but at the same time they have numerous challenges that parents attend to.

In addition to needing educational programs such as  Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA), Communication therapies, they need additional and customize nutritional supplements and meals to improve their biological functions.

The biomedical approach to Autism is lacking around the world. It is a crucial part to balance the biological development of these special children through natural medicines such as vitamin, minerals, herbs, and much more.

Many autism children have similar challenges that need naturopathic medical treatment such as.

  • Constipation or Diarrhea
  • Chronic Intestinal Inflammation
  • Nutrition Absorption Issues
  • Imbalance of Yeast and Bacteria
  • Chronic Eczema
  • Poor Immune System
  • Nutrient  Deficiencies
  • Food Sensitivities such as Gluten , Soy & Dairy
  • Environmental toxicities such as Heavy Metal Toxicities

Generally speaking, by enhancing their individualized nutritional needs these children can improve in many areas such as in speech, behavior and social skills. Its remarkable how their body will respond when we feed them the right nutrients and also address their immediate problem such as constipation or infections naturally. Their developments are so complex and addressing all their health issues does takes time but it’s rewarding to see the improvements.

A few lab test will be beneficial for understanding the metabolism and current metabolic function of the child.

Metabolic Analysis Profile Test (Urine) by Genova Diagnostic
http://www.gdx.net/core/sample-reports/Metabolic-Analysis-Sample-Report.pdf

Heavy Metal Test (Urine) by Rocky Mountain Lab
http://rmalab.com/sites/default/files/tests/sample_reports/Post-Provocation_UE.pdf

Oxidative Stress Analysis (Blood) by Genova Diagnostic

http://www.gdx.net/core/sample-reports/OxStress2-Blood-Sample-Report.pdf

Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (Stool) by Genova Diagnostic
http://www.gdx.net/core/sample-reports/CDSA-Sample-Report.pdf

References  

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