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Do Antibiotics Improve Autism Symptoms? - Advocacy in Action
Updated Sunday, August 16, 2015 Ashlee 12 on Flickr After seeing his son’s autism symptoms improve following a course of antibiotics, a father is urging researchers to examine a link between the two. John Rodakis reports that his son’s autism symptoms improved dramatically after a course of antibiotics. Rodakis’ son was diagnosed with “moderate to severe” autism several months before taking amoxicillin for strep throat. On the 4th day of his antibiotics course, Rodakis’ son showed improvements in eye contact and speech. He ” became less ‘rigid’ in his insistence for sameness and routine; and also displayed an uncharacteristic level of energy.” Rodakis’ son continued to improve and on day 6 was …