Oregano – Herbal Remedy for Autism?

Does your child with autism laugh for no reason at all? Do they have these large mood swings? Happy one minute, anger or rage the next? Do they not handle transitions very well? Then you might have heard about Oregano as a possible solution. Oregano is an herbal remedy. Does it work? What does it […]

Autism: What Is L. Plantarum?

Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1  is a particular strain of Lactobacillus plantarum, and it is one of the best-studied Lactobacilli. Its genome was reported in 2003 and currently, only 30% of gene function is unknown. Whereas I’m sure everybody’s heard of L. acidophilus NCFM2 and L. rhamnosus GG3 – those two bacteria, the genomes were only reported in 2005 and 2009 […]

Autism: Is Aggressive Behavior A Symptom Of Gastrointestinal Pain?

Up to 91% of those with autism also have gastrointestinal disorders as a comorbidity with autism. If you want an optimal outcome for your child, be sure to address any GI problems they have.  Now, the problem with GI disorders is that those with autism use behavior to communicate their GI symptoms, which is very different […]


Does Creatine help in Autism

Does your child have low muscle tone or language delay or do they walk on their toes? Does it seem like their body just doesn’t have enough energy? Creatine might be an important amino acid for you to know about! There have been cases in the literature where the child’s autism symptoms are actually caused […]

Microglia, Microbiota, & Autism

Does your child have gut dysbiosis? Has improving their gut improved other symptoms as well? Is there some science to back that? Welcome to my video series on microglia. In this post, we will explore the microbiota and microglia. There is now compelling scientific data suggesting that the intestinal microbiota can play a causative role […]

Microglia, Learning, Memory & Autism

Does your child have learning issues? Do they seem to forget things that they knew well one day? Are you concerned about their brain health? Understanding the microglia which are brain cells will help you answer those questions. Welcome to my series on microglia. I’ll teach you what microglia are, what they do, and how […]

Microglia and ASD

Microglia and Autism

Does your child have brain inflammation? Has a doctor spoken to you about microglia? Do you want to know about these brain cells? Originally, microglia were thought to be immune responder cells within the central nervous system. But scientists have now discovered their complex role in neurodegenerative disorders, including autism. Microglia were first described in […]

Can Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) be Used to Detect Autism?

Scientists don’t have all the answers all the time. Our bodies are so complex that it’s a fallacy to think that we know how our bodies fully operate. We don’t. And when we have wrong information, we can make really bad decisions because we didn’t understand the entire situation. This is happening in the scientific […]