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Vitamin D: To help with Childhood Disorders Such as Autism

May 5th, 2012 Posted in Caring for Children, Controversial Issues, Vitamins and Health | no comment »

 

There has been much research on the connection between vitamin deficiencies and many childhood disorders such as Autism. So many children are being diagnosed today with autism, ADD, ADHD that there must be some reason. Many professionals are suggesting that the Vitamin D theory on autism be looked at closely. In an article from www.vitamindcouncil.org written recently there is concern due to the epidemic proportion of autism; 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with autism.

The questions:

Why has autism increased in the last 20 years?

If it is a genetic disease, how could it have increased?