GAPS Nutritional Program: How a Physician Cured Her Son's Autism

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Natasha Campbell-McBride

Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, MS

I'm thrilled to share this interview with you as Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride presents a truly fascinating and elegant description of the foundational conditions that contribute to autism, along with a pragmatic approach to help circumvent and stem the autism epidemic, which has been a perplexing puzzle for most of us.

She has a full-time medical practice in the United Kingdom where she treats children and adults with autism, learning disabilities, neurological disorders, psychiatric disorders, immune disorders, and digestive problems. Here, she shares her insights about Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS), which can make a child particularly prone to vaccine damage, and the GAPS Nutritional program; a natural treatment for autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, depression, and schizophrenia.

Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride (Part 1 of 6)

Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride (Part 1 of 6)

Interview highlights

  • In this interview, Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride presents a truly fascinating and elegant description of the foundational conditions that contribute to autism, along with a pragmatic approach to help circumvent and stem the autism epidemic; the key is in your gut

  • Your gut is the frontline of your immune system, home to countless bacteria, both good and bad. These bacteria outnumber the cells in your body by at least 10 to one, and maintaining the ideal balance of good and bad bacteria forms the foundation for good health-physical, mental and emotional

  • Nearly every disease originates in your digestive system. This includes both physical and mental disease. Once you heal and seal your gut lining, and make your digestive system work properly again, disease symptoms will typically resolve

  • The GAPS protocol is designed to restore the integrity of your gut lining by providing your body with the necessary building blocks needed for healthy enterocyte reproduction, and restoring balance to your gut flora

Read the full article on Dr. Mercola's website.

About the Author

Dr. Joseph Mercola

Dr. Joseph Mercola is an osteopathic physician (DO) and board-certified in family medicine. Osteopathic physicians practice a "whole person" approach, treating the entire person rather than just symptoms. Focusing on preventive health care, DOs help patients develop attitudes and lifestyles that don't just fight illness, but help prevent it, too.Read more

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