Autism, The Gut, and the Brain: Part Two

The gut is sometimes referred to as the “second brain” because of the fact that it contains more than 100 million neurons- this is more than the number of neurons contained in the peripheral nervous system.

Autism, The Gut, And The Brain: A Primer

To truly understand the concept of the gut-brain connection, it’s important to focus on that word: connection. Here, we give an overview of how it’s all connected- the gut, the brain, the immune system, inflammation- and how they’re tied together in autism.

How Can The Methylation Cycle Be Supported?

More than 90% of children with autism have impaired methylation cycles, impacting a plethora of essential functions within the body including detoxification, immune function, and the production of crucial chemicals. There are a number of ways to support the methylation cycle, and an individualized approach is necessary.

The Importance of Magnesium in Autism & ADHD

As magnesium intake has gone down, the prevalence of a great number of chronic illnesses and developmental disorders has risen. Particularly notable is the link between low magnesium levels and the rise of autism as well as ADD and ADHD.

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