L-carnitine is an amino acid that is essential for turning fat into energy in our body. Each cell in the human body has mitochondria, which produce energy. If a cell’s mitochondria are not performing properly, then that cell cannot perform its function. If your child is low on l-carnitine, then it’s almost certain that their mitochondria are not performing as they should. So supplementing with l-carnitine when necessary can address a host of troublesome autism symptoms by improving cellular function.
When looking for supplements for your autistic child, the options can be overwhelming. What’s the difference between supplements from Amazon, or a drug store, or Costco, or a specialty retailer? Today’s post is all about how to make sure we’re buying the best, most reliable supplements.
I’ve been talking a lot about inflammation lately, including inflammation in the brain and in the gut. That’s because it’s so important! Today’s post is about how we can reduce inflammation in our autistic children.
At the risk of stating the obvious, the brain controls the entire body! And when there’s inflammation in the brain, it can cause a number of unwelcome symptoms. So let’s talk about symptoms and root causes of brain inflammation, as well as what we can do to help it.