The current epidemics of ADHD/ADD and autism offer a perfect example of the difference between conventional/pharmaceutical medicine and integrative/functional medicine. Watch Dr. Bock discuss ADHD and Nutrition
Medical diagnostic coding books have historically defined autism as a psychiatric or behavioral disorder. However, autism is not a psychiatric disorder, but a medical disorder with neurobehavioral symptomatology. In fact, it appears to be a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder that also affects the brain.