Are you the parent of a young child who has been diagnosed with
Autism? Have you heard about bio medical treatments, and wondered if
they could help your child? The exciting news is that Autism is now
considered a treatable disability! This article will discuss a summary
of currently available bio medical treatment for Autism.
The Bio medical treatment has a four prong approach:
1. Bring the toxin load down
2. Help the gut heal
3. Get the nutrients up
4. Get the metal and other toxins out
Each of these will be discussed individually.
1. Toxins are anything that creates stress on the body. Below are a
few things that you can do to bring down the toxin load.
a. Remove casein (dairy) and gluten (wheat) for the diet. If this is
over whelming you could start by removing dairy, and see how your
child responds. Then work on removing wheat. Many children with Autism
are allergic to dairy and wheat.
b. Remove other food allergens from the diet
c. Get rid of bad sugar
d. Remove conventional household cleaners
e. Make sure that any vaccines received by your child are
2. Environmental illness typically causes gastrointestinal distress
and food sensitivity. Some of the ways to help the gut heal include:
a. Removal of food allergens.
b. Cod Liver Oil is a critical supplement that provides much
needed vitamin A.
c. Probiotics are natural supplements that provide the stomach with
“good” gut flora.
d. Digestive enzymes assist the body in breaking down foods.
e. Colostrum is a natural supplement that provides many gut healing
and immune system boosting properties.
3. A broad vitamin and mineral supplement is important for restoring
health. Minerals are especially important; Zinc, Selenium and
Magnesium are particularly important for renewed health.
4. Detoxification is critical to restoring your child to proper
health. Some of the more popular forms are:
a. Chelation requires the care of a qualified doctor and involves
using a prescription chelating agent.
b. Natural detoxifiers can be helpful to children with the
These bio medical treatments have different effects on different
children with Autism. Check with your medical doctor before trying any
of these treatments. A good resource for information on Autism can
be found at: http://www.autism.com
Now that you know what treatments are available you can be involved
in your child’s treatment. Good Luck, your child is depending on you!