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When a child is diagnosed with Autism, the symptoms that they experience can be extremely diverse. Some of them even mimic other conditions. Such is the case with Depression and Autism. Many autistic children seem to have sudden mood swings, extrmeme feelings of “lowness”, or decreased appetite. All symptoms of depressions. It is now being said that people who have been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) should be tested for Leaky Gut, which, as we’ve mentioned before, is extremely common in people with Autism.
Zonulin. It sounds like a new Pokemon character, but we assure you it isn’t, at least that we know of.
Truth be told, it wasn’t until 2009 that the actual identity of Zonulin was identified. Thanks to the University of Maryland Schoool of Medicine, it was determined that Zonulin is a protein that plays a large role in a number of autoimmune disorders
What is Leaky Gut syndrome? What causes the gut to leak? Can it be fixed? Why are children with Autusm more at risk for this condition? That’s a lot of questions, and we only have one blog post to answer them in. Let’s get started.