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Autism Latest News & Updates: New Study Discovers The Prevalence Of Obesity Among Children And Teens With ASD

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Dr. Barry Sears

There is a growing appreciation that autistic spectrum disorders may be related to incomplete wiring of the gut-brain axis in the first two years of life.  It is likely that a disturbed microbiota in the gut can also cause metabolic endotoxemia that can lead to obesity.  Therefore the relationship between autism and obesity might not be totally unexpected.

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