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Other Dietary Supplements and Autism

Some people think that individuals with autism don't have enough nutrients in their bodies, or that their bodies are poor at making use of the nutrients available to them.

These people think that these nutritional deficiencies may be the cause of some of the problems faced by people with autism.

They also think that some of these problems can be overcome by taking supplements of these nutrients or by taking other supplements which help the body to make better use of those nutrients. .

There are numerous dietary supplements which have been suggested as possible treatments for people on the autism spectrum including

  • Amino acids and derivatives inc Carnitine, Carnosine, Dimethylglycine, Glutamate, Glutamine, Glutathione, Phenylalanine, Piracetam, Taurine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine
  • Botanicals and derivatives inc Ginkgo Biloba, Luteolin, Quercetin, St John's Wort, Yokukansan
  • Enzymes and derivatives inc. Bromelain, Dipeptidyl Peptidase, Papain, Tetrahydrobiopterin
  • Essential fatty acids and derivatives inc Cholesterol, Omega 3, Omega 6

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Updated
14 Sep 2015