GastroIntestinal Issues in autism

Gastrointestinal disorders and associated symptoms are commonly reported in individuals with ASDs, however, it can be difficult to recognize and characterize gastrointestinal dysfunction due to the communication difficulties experienced by many affected individuals.

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Autoimmune and gastrointestinal dysfunctions

Autoimmune and gastrointestinal dysfunctions: does a subset of children with autism reveal a broader connection?   Abstract A large number of autoimmune disorders have a gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction component that may interplay with genetic, hormonal, environmental and/or stress factors. This narrarive review investigates possible links between autism, immune system abnormalities and GI symptoms in a…

Dietary Interventions for Autism

A Randomised, Controlled Study of Dietary Intervention in Autistic Syndromes A.M. Knivsberg,K.L. Reichelt,T. HØien &M. NØdland Pages 251-261 | Published online: 02 Dec 2013 Download citation https://doi.org/10.1080/10284150290028945 Abstract Impaired social interaction, communication and imaginative skills characterize autistic syndromes. In these syndromes urinary peptide abnormalities, derived from gluten, gliadin, and casein, are reported. They reflect processes with…

Leaky Gut and Autism

Are ‘leaky gut’ and behavior associated with gluten and dairy containing diet in children with autism spectrum disorders? Fernando Navarro,Deborah A Pearson,Nicole Fatheree,Rosleen Mansour,S Shahrukh Hashmi &J Marc Rhoads Pages 177-185 | Published online: 12 Feb 2014 Abstract Objectives Studies have suggested a link between diet and behavior in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Parental…

Gastrointestinal Issues in Autism

Autism and GI Disorders. … Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are among the most common medical conditions associated with autism. These issues range from chronic constipation or diarrhea to irritable and inflammatory bowel conditions. They can affect persons of any age. Autoimmune and gastrointestinal dysfunctions: does a subset of children with autism reveal a broader connection? A large number of autoimmune…