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Mitochondrial dysfunction in ASD

Recently, evidence has accumulated that some children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have mitochondrial disease (also known as mitochondrial disorders) or mitochondrial dysfunction. Mitochondrial dysfunction generally refers to mitochondria that are impaired in function but not severely impaired enough to fulfill the criteria necessary for the diagnosis of mitochondrial disease. In essence, mitochondrial disease can be…
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Review of Treatments for Seizures in ASD

Despite the fact that seizures are commonly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the effectiveness of treatments for seizures has not been well studied in individuals with ASD. This manuscript reviews both traditional and novel treatments for seizures associated with ASD. Studies were selected by systematically searching major electronic databases and by a panel of…
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Frye Treatments for Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Mitochondrial disease (MD) and dysfunction are associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and most likely affect a substantial number of children with ASD. The mitochondrion is the powerhouse of the body’s cells which supports and is supported by many metabolic systems, so mitochondrial dysfunction can have widespread consequences on cellular metabolism, especially in high energy…
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Top Ten List of Biomedical Interventions for Autism

In this article, Dr. Anita Bratt ND talks about the top ten biomedical interventions for autism, to include a gluten-free/ casein-free diet (which benefits up to 70% of cases studied), allergy elimination (which positively affected up to 90% of the cases studied), identifying phenol reaction potential, treating oxalates and providing supplements. Autism is a treatable…
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