S, age 4 has an under developed pituitary gland and had developed some quite serious and life threatening issues during the past year. Mum was about to reluctantly agree to a feeding tube [which comes with its own issues] due to his inability to eat. The changes in him are so major he is noticing them as if they are ‘magic’.
Several studies suggest that customized vitamin/mineral supplementation is beneficial for children with ASD. Three studies have demonstrated that children with ASD have impaired methylation, decreased glutathione, and increased oxidative stress [4,5,6].