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June 13, 2012

9 Natural Alternatives for Autism

by Heal Thyself!












  1. Fish oil  supplementation has a significant therapeutic effect for children with autism.
  2. Omega-3 fatty acids appear to be an effective treatment for children with autism.
  3. Magnesium and Vitamin B-6 improve symptoms of autism.
  4. Children who were not breastfed or were fed infant formula without docosahexaenoic acid/arachidonic acid supplementation were significantly more likely to have autistic disorder.
  5. Ginkgo biloba may have therapeutic value in the treatment of autistic disorder.
  6. Melatonin significantly improved impaired sleep maintenance in children with autism.
  7. St John’s Wort is modestly effective in the short-term treatment of irritability in some patients with autistic disorder.
  8. Deficiencies of the amino acids tryptophan and tyrosine may play a key role in aultism.
  9. Methylcobalamin (vitamin B-12) and a form of folic acid (folinic acid) may have clinical benefit for some children with autism.

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