Many say that anyone with an autism diagnosis should try L-carnitine supplementation but that is a conversation for you to have with your healthcare provider. Indications of need for carnitine supplementation are: Blood carnitine deficiency Documented methylation defects Benefitted from methylation supplementation (melatonin, DMG, TMG, etc) Documented mitochondrial distress Low muscle tone, fatigue, muscle weakness Antibiotic use
Low muscle tone, also referred to as, hypotonia, is characterized by ‘loose’ or ‘floppy’ muscles.
Improvement of Regressive Autism Symptoms in a Child with TMLHE Deficiency Following Carnitine Supplementation
Disorders of carnitine biosynthesis have recently been associated with neurodevelopmental syndromes such as autism spectrum
Autism Prevalence is Now 1 in 36, Signifying the 22% Increase in Prevalence Rates Reported by the CDC Since 2021