The Surprising Causes of Autism & Why It's On The Rise
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View the Show Notes From This Episode Get Free Weekly Health Tips from Dr. Hyman Sign Up for Dr. Hyman’s Weekly Longevity Journal The prevalence of autism has risen a shocking 400% in the last twenty years. Increased awareness and diagnosis are one piece, but there are also so many other factors to consider. The hopeful news is that we’re seeing a shift paradigm in how we view and treat autism, with some truly amazing improvements possible. I’m thrilled to welcome Dr. Suzanna Goh, a board-certified pediatric behavioral neurologist, behavioral analyst, neuroscience researcher, Rhodes scholar, and author. In this episode, we discuss: Shaking things up around the autism paradigm (1:57)The connection between the brain and mitochondria (6:04)Can autism be reversed? (7:00)The biggest mistake made in autism (10:10)What creates the inflammatory fire in the autistic brain? (15:20)The role of diet in autism treatment (19:17)Functional tests for assessing brain function and how to best support kids with autism (26:30)Mitochondrial dysfunction and autism (28:30)"Magnificent Minds" - A book on autism by Dr. Suzanne Goh (34:57) Using a whole-child approach and investigating the intricate connections between metabolism, mitochondrial function, and nutrition we can better understand what types of support autistic children need most. I hope you’ll listen in to learn more.  This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, AG1, and Essentia. Streamline your lab orders with Rupa Health. Access more than 3,000 specialty lab tests and register for a FREE live demo at RupaHealth.com. Get your daily serving of vitamins, minerals, adaptogens, and more with AG1. Head to DrinkAG1.com/Hyman and get a years worth of D3 and 5 Travel Packs for FREE with your first order. Receive an extra $100 off your mattress purchase! Go to myessentia.com/drmarkhyman to get this great deal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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