Poor attention is the common denominator among tipsy patrons
at a bar, who otherwise may display striking individuality in response to their
consumption of yeasty beverages. There
are sad, sleep, happy, hyper, aggressive, hostile, insensitive, friendly, and
apologetic drunks all of whom have consumed the same number of drinks. If tested, all would show poor gross and fine
motor skills, as well as attention deficit.
This analogy sparks instant recognition in parents of children who
display various aspect of a state of intoxication, not with alcohol, but with
other microorganisms such as candida or yeast of the brewing process that is
taking place in their gut flora.
In a recent study, “gastrointestinal symptoms (assessed by the 6-GSI) were strongly correlated with the severity of autism. Click here to read the abstract.”
Other current reports suggest that “Candida, particularly
Candida albicans, growth in intestines may cause lower absorption of
carbohydrates and minerals and higher toxin levels which are thought to
contribute autistic behaviors”