Medicinal Effect of Pyridoxine - Magnesium for the Cure of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Medicinal Effect of Pyridoxine – Magnesium in Autism


  • Hafiza Madiha Jaffar University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Sadia Sukhera University Institute of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Syeda Aiman Batool University Institute of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Asma Draz Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Bahisht Rizwan University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Zeenat Islam University Institute of Diet & Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Magnesium, Vitamin B6


Dietary interventions involving the use of magnesium and vitamin B6 supplements are considered the most commonly employed therapeutic approach for autism spectrum disorder  (ASD). However, there is currently a lack of investigation into the medicinal efficacy of vitamin and mineral supplementation in improving ASD symptoms. Nonetheless, several researchers have observed a prevalence of nutritional and metabolic abnormalities among individuals with autism. While there is some evidence suggesting that nutrient and mineral supplementation may enhance these fundamental physiological processes, further research is necessary to establish their effectiveness. This review aims to explore potential direct and indirect contributions of metabolism to the primary symptoms of autism, as well as provide evidence regarding nutritional deficiencies and metabolic dysfunction. The present review systematically investigates the existing body of evidence regarding the utilization of high-dose vitamin B6-mg supplementation for the therapeutic intervention in individuals, encompassing both pediatric and adult populations, diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v6i05.866
Published: 2023-05-31

How to Cite

Jaffar, H. M., Sukhera, S. ., Batool, S. A. ., Draz, A. ., Rizwan, B. ., & Islam, Z. . (2023). Medicinal Effect of Pyridoxine - Magnesium for the Cure of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Medicinal Effect of Pyridoxine – Magnesium in Autism. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 6(05), 02–08.



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