Vitamin B12, or Cobalamin, is naturally found in animal foods. It can also be added to foods or supplements. Vitamin B12 is needed to form red blood cells and DNA. It is also a key player in the function and development of brain and nerve cells. Vitamin B12 binds to the protein in the foodsContinue reading “B12 and Autism”
Author Archives: Alexandria Guthreau
Losing a Pet/Loved One
Losing a Pet or Loved one can be a very confusing and emotional time for our children. One of the most difficult things we as parents go through is what we do say to them? What is the best way to go about it? How do you explain it to them? Depending on who isContinue reading “Losing a Pet/Loved One”
DMG and Autism- Does DMG have an impact on Behavioral Challenges?
Dimethyglycine (DMG) is an amino acid that is an essential part of the metabolic pathway. It’s so important because it’s a one-carbon-donator that directly affects the methylation pathways, the immune system, and detoxification pathways. Methylation Methylation plays a role in many conditions, and it impacts a wide range of factors that help to establish whatContinue reading “DMG and Autism- Does DMG have an impact on Behavioral Challenges?”
Fish Oil (Nordic Naturals Brand) was the first supplement we tried with Greyson. We gave the first dose, and within just hours we noticed Greyson was more alert and engaged. Fish Oil is considered a high-powered anti-inflammatory that can help with Brain disorders, including Autism. Many individuals have used it with success as a partContinue reading “Fish Oil”
Post 10 Vitamin B6 & Magnesium
Researchers found Vitamin B6 with Magnesium has the potential effects to alleviate the core symptoms of Autism. A possible association is higher doses of Vitamin b6 and Magnesium supplementation may reduce biochemical abnormalities. Vitamin B6 and Magnesium are cofactors in more than 100 metabolic pathways. Cofactors help in the action of enzymes (complex molecules thatContinue reading “Post 10 Vitamin B6 & Magnesium”
Post 9 Vitamin Deficiencies
Post 9 Vitamin Deficiencies (Vitamin D & B’s) Vitamin D Vitamin D has been tied to Autism, however it has never functions as a hormone and controls many of the body’s processes. An interesting fact is since the numbers of Autism cases have gone up, so have the cases of vitamin deficiencies, specifically Vitamin DContinue reading “Post 9 Vitamin Deficiencies”
POST 8 First, YOU!
When you become a wife and a mother, it’s very important that you take care of You first. You need to be 100% before you can think of taking care of anyone else. Self care is very important, like going for massages, spending time with friends, taking a weekend to get away, focusing on you,Continue reading “POST 8 First, YOU!”
Post 7 Heartbroken
I write this with a very very heavy heart to tell you all that our fur baby Savannah Passed away on January 14, 2022. She passed away at home naturally on her own in my arms. She chose everything on her terms. Savannah was my first baby, she is the one who taught me howContinue reading “Post 7 Heartbroken”
Post 6 What is Normal?
I remember when I first mentioned to people that Greyson had Autism. I heard responses like how, he looks normal? or he doesn’t look like someone with Autism.How does someone with Autism look? I would love to know. Then the famous question well doesn’t he have to go to a special school? People were veryContinue reading “Post 6 What is Normal?”
Therapy & Demands
Early Intervention (EI) was a huge struggle for Greyson in the beginning. We had 2 therapists, one DI (Developmental Interventionist) and one OT (Occupational Therapist). Our OT was fantastic, she had so much experience and I felt super comfortable with her and Greyson.She became a huge support for me when I had no idea whatContinue reading “Therapy & Demands”