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Study on Autism & Alternative Medicine

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12-04:00November 14th, 2009|Categories: Autism, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

Around 52 to 95% of children with autism are treated with complementary alternative medicine (CAM) therapies. A survey asked 539 physicians (90% of whom were pediatricians) about their practices and attitudes about CAM therapies for autism. The most encouraged CAM therapies: - Multivitamins 49% - Essential Fatty Acids 25% - Melatonin 25% - Probiotics 19% CAM [...]

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Study on polyunsaturated fatty acids and ADHD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:50-05:00July 24th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A study examined if polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA - Omegas 3,6 & 9) and multivitamins/minerals (MVM) affected cognition in children with ADHD.  Children were divided into three groups: one group had PUFA plus MVM, one group had just PUFA, and one group had neither.  After 15 weeks, they were then all given the PUFA plus MVM treatment [...]

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