Down's Syndrome suggests the following may be present
Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease
Patients with Down syndrome have an incidence of celiac disease of at least 7 percent. [J Pediatr 1996;128: pp.555-7]
Recommendations for Down's Syndrome
DMAE improves the behavior and mental function of children afflicted with Down’s Syndrome.
Down’s Syndrome is associated with an increased oxidation problem. Antioxidants such as vitamin E provide protection in such situations.
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(Gluten sensitivity) A digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten. Common symptoms include diarrhea, increased appetite, bloating, weight loss, irritability and fatigue. Gluten is found in wheat (including spelt, triticale, and kamut), rye, barley and sometimes oats.