Curcumin Is Gaining Popularity Among the Autism Community


Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/21/2016 -- Curcumin is a powerful healing phytochemical found in the medicinal spice called turmeric. It is popularized by its potential ability to help fight a myriad of medical conditions. There are many health benefits associated with the use of this natural ingredient, and this includes those associated with autism.

Curcumin is gaining popularity among the autism community. This active ingredient has been used in Chinese and Indian cultures for an impressive number of medical conditions. It is an old medicine considering that it has been used for thousands of years.

"Today, there are curcumin supplements available in the market," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.

Autism, on the other hand, is a term used to refer to a group of disorders affecting the development of the brain. It is characterized by one's difficulties in having verbal or nonverbal communication and social interaction. Almost always, the signs of autism first become noticeable when the person reaches 2 to 3 years of age.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 68 American children have autism. The prevalence is expected to increase in 40 years. It is also five times more common among male children than females in the United States.

There are several causes associated with the development of autism and some are genetic and environmental factors that are believed to influence the brain in its early development. Fortunately, pregnant women can reduce the risk of having a child with autism through taking vitamins. These vitamins should be ones that contain folic acid. They should be taken prior to and after conception.

Researchers believe that curcumin is loaded with a range of therapeutic substances, which includes antioxidant, anti-tumor, antibacterial, anti-platelet, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal effects. It is believed to significantly help fight neurological disorders such as autism, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Studies reveal that in autism as well as ADHD, the reserves of glutathione are typically low. This is associated with biochemical problems among children with autism. Some of the problems include the inability to detoxify lead, mercury, and other toxins.

Toxins can jeopardize health mainly because they negatively affect the brain chemicals that support concentration, general awareness, and attention. The increase in glutathione levels allows curcumin to offer benefits to children with autism.

Today, curcumin supplements are widely available. This particular natural alternative is used by many people around the world for a range of medicinal purposes. The most popular curcumin supplements contain a black pepper extract which is a bioavailability-enhancing ingredient (

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