Alternative treatments for autism gives clinicians, parents, and patients new opportunities for creating symptom relief, but any treatment strategy must be tailored to the unique needs of each individual.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a multifaceted neurological condition with a multitude of emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physical symptoms that may vary in presentation amongst individuals.
The relationship between autism and food is inherently complex, but provides important opportunities for both prevention and treatment of this challenging condition.
As parents and clinicians seek to find symptom relief for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), complementary therapies are increasingly being used to enhance outcomes.
An increasingly detailed and interconnected body of scientific literature is establishing the connection between the pathology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the gut microbiome.
Within the scientific and clinical communities, homeopathy has been a part of the conversation around autism spectrum disorder (ASD) treatment options for years, but evidence supporting its use remains slim.
Clarification of the connection between autism and gut bacteria is helping scientists, clinicians, parents, and patients better understand the complexities of autism-related symptoms and their potential causes.
A growing body of research into autism and gastrointestinal problems suggests that treatments targeting the gut microbiome may provide significant relief for distressing symptoms and improve quality of life for patients.
Nutraceutical complementary therapies for autism are experiencing broader mainstream acceptance in the clinical context, but evidence suggests that optimizing the benefits of these therapies depends on bioavailability.