The below procedures serve as a guideline for treatment, however, not all steps are included for all patients and each case is evaluated individually in order to devise the best suitable course of action.

Biomedical Treatment of Autism – a step-by-step approach

Step 1:    Multidisciplinary Approach

Step 2:    Testing:

  • Blood
  • Urine
  • Stool
  • Other: EEG, endoscopy, genetics and imaging (MRI, SPECT)

Step 3:    Treat the Gut

  • Diets
  • Treatment of fungal overgrowth, bacterial dysbiosis, parasites, inflammation
  • Biofilm regime

Step 4:   Basic Supplementation

Step 5    Methylation

Step 6    Sulphation

Step 7    Treat the Immune Disorder

  • Anti-inflammatories
  • Immune modulators
  • Viral etiology

Step 8    Mitochondrial Support

Step 9    Membrane Stabilisation

Step 10  Treat oxidative stress

Step 11  Heavy Metal Detoxification

Chelation therapy

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Dr Louise Lindenberg runs an integrative medical practice in Durbanville, Cape Town. She incorporates dietary intervention, supplementation, nutrition, phytotherapy/herbal medicine, and allopathic medicine in a holistic health care environment. Her passion is working with children on the Autistic Spectrum, including Autism, PDD, ADD, ADHD and behavioural problems.

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