Autism’s Gut-Brain Connection

Oliver has experienced both chronic constipation and diarrhea. This article states that children with autism are “more than 3.5x more likely to experience chronic diarrhea and constipation than their normally developing peers,” (Pandika OZY). The main “treatment” for these issues, as stated by the author of this article, is probiotic supplementation. Oliver has been taking a lot of supplements (including probiotics) recommended by his naturopath for about 4 months now and we are finally starting to see some major gut-healing presenting itself.

Source: http://www.ozy.com/fast…/autisms-gut-brain-connection/33302…

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