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Monday, July 24, 2006

Vitamin C reduces symptoms of autism

Vitamin C
One double blind 10 week trial reported excellent results in reduction of symptom severity with the use of 1 gram of vitamin C for every 20 lbs. of body weight. It may be that this positive benefit was a result of the well understood affects vitamin C has on a hormonal pathway typically damaged in autistic children. One side effect to be on the lookout for when using high dosage vitamin C is an increased potential for diarrhea. 7
  1. Dolske MC, Spollen J, McKay S, et al. A preliminary trial of ascorbic acid as supplemental therapy for autism. Prog Neuropsycholpharmacol Biol Psychiatry 1993;17:765–74.

1 Comments:

  • Hi,

    Jim here. I'm glad to see you value your health and nutrition as much as I do. Your blog is a good resource I'll be sure to visit again.

    Thanks,
    Jim

    By Anonymous copper vitamin, at 8:17 AM  

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