Fecal transplant may improve behavior in kids with autism

Research from Arizona State University found that a special type of fecal transplant offers long-lasting improvements in gut health and autism symptoms. http://www.eparent.com/healthcare-2/fecal-transplant-may-improve-behavior-in-kids-with-autism/

Approximately 30 – 50% of individuals with autism have chronic gastrointestinal problems. That chronic discomfort and pain can cause irritability and negatively affect attention span, learning and behavior. The collection of microbes in our intestines affects digestion, the immune system and perhaps brain communication. Fecal transplant show promise and may be an option for your child with autism. Read the article published in eParent summarizing research from Arizona State University.