Amino Acids and Autism

Article by Dr Chun Wong

Amino Acids and Autism – Health – Wellness

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Research has shown that some children with autism spectrum disorders have amino acid deficiencies and have increased amino acid requirements than other children because their bodies have problems metabolizing amino acids.

An ARI (Autism Research Institute) study found that 42% of children taking dimethylglycine (DMG) amino acid supplements showed significant improvements, including:-

Improved sleep

Better eye contact

Increased shows of affection

Improved social interaction

Better verbal communication

Reduction in seizures

But what are amino acids?

Amino Acids

Amino acids are essential nutrients which have been nicknamed