Movement Disorders, Tics, CMS & Stimming

This is not a comprehensive list, simply some information I have found along the way. Getting a bit vulnerable tonight but wanted to give an example of what physically happens to our son when he consumes free glutamate and/or sources of MSG. This video shows a mild form of the intense “shakes” he was experiencing nearly 40 times a day. While movements like these (hand flapping, wringing of wrists, aka stimming, etc) are typically lumped under the Autism umbrella, they can also independently be diagnosed as Primary or Complex Motor Sterotypies (CMS). Our son was diagnosed with CMS [...]

Movement Disorders, Tics, CMS & Stimming2019-09-16T14:43:27-04:00

A Story of Hope with REID: Nonverbal Autism & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

We occasionally get letters or comments from parents that have seen improvements in health with REID. To help provide hope to so many still in the trenches, I’ve decided to make more of an effort to share some these comments (with their permission, of course). Many of us don’t have it all figured out, but we cling to the hope and words of progress. Everyone’s journey is different, diet changes may not reap huge changes for all, but it is absolutely helping some. Like this family, glutamate and the REID diet have been a huge piece to [...]

A Story of Hope with REID: Nonverbal Autism & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder2019-09-29T17:04:48-04:00

A Story of Hope with REID: Tics & Vocal Stimming

We occasionally get letters or comments from parents that have seen improvements in health with REID. To help provide hope to so many still in the trenches, I’ve decided to make more of an effort to share some these comments (with their permission, of course). Many of us don’t have it all figured out, but we cling to the hope and words of progress. Everyone’s journey is different, diet changes may not reap huge changes for all, but it is absolutely helping some. Like this family, glutamate and the REID diet have been a huge piece to [...]

A Story of Hope with REID: Tics & Vocal Stimming2019-09-29T17:08:45-04:00
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