J Pediatr Res | Volume 4, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

Role of Vitamin D and Calcium in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview

Eman Refaat Youness*

Department of Medical Biochemistry, National Research Centre, Egypt

*Correspondance to: Eman Refaat Youness 

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Abstract

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a heterogeneous neurodevelopmental condition that cause common problems in communication and social interactions among children. Beyond the role of vitamin D in bone metabolism, also has a critical role in brain development. Deficiency of vitamin D is related to augmented risk of neurodevelopmental complaints such as (ASD). Vitamin D could maintain the phenotypic stability of both the Ca2_ and redox signaling pathways that play such a key role throughout development.

Citation:

Youness ER. Role of Vitamin D and Calcium in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Overview. Ann Pediatr Res. 2020;4(1):1033..

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