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  1. Has anyone tested negative for celiac and/or gluten sensitivity but still tried a gluten-free diet and experienced significant withdrawal symptoms? I'm reading "The Kid-Friendly ADHD and Autism Cookbook" and it recommends getting celiac testing before eliminating gluten from the diet because there has to be gluten in the body when the test is done. DS's doctor wants to see him before she sends him for tests so she can be sure to get the right ones ordered. His appointment isn't until Aug. 8. I've read that gluten withdrawal can often cause worse behavior for a week or two before the bod
  2. Thanks! I hadn't heard about a B6 and puberty connection before. I'll add that to his regimine. I also need to find a new magnesium source. I checked the bottle this weekend and realized it's magnesium oxide, and looks like the better option is magnesium taurate from what I've read here. He takes taurine already and doesn't seem to have a problem with it, so I'm assuming the mag/taurate will be tolerated also.
  3. Hello all. I'm so glad I found this board, and I'm hoping to get a little help. Brief intro on us - my now 11 yo. was diagnosed with transient tics when he was about 4. It started with eye blinking, which evolved into throat clearing, occasionally a mouth grimace, and also occasional humming. His pattern used to be that he'd crop up with a new tic every few months, they'd last for a week or two, then disappear. Sometimes they’d appear out of nowhere, sometimes they were triggered and/or worsened by stress. His worst episode was a couple years ago when he started a head-nodding tic, which
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