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Triad of Impairments

The triad of impairments is a term once used to describe the three core features or symptoms of autsm.

Trichuris Suis Ova

Trichuris suis ova (also known as the pig whipworm larvae) are sometimes used as a treatment for gastro-intestinal and immune problems.


Tricyclics are a type of antidepressant drug used to treat a range of conditions including depression and anxiety.


Triiodothyronine, also known as T3 or C15H12I3NO4, is a thyroid hormone.

Trilon BS

Trilon BS is another term for EDTA, a synthetic solution used as a chelating agent to remove heavy metals from the body.


Tryptophan is an an essential amino acid which the body uses to help make niacin and serotonin.


TSO is an acronym for trichuris suis ova, also known as the pig whipworm larvae, sometimes used as a treatment for gastro-intestinal and immune problems.


TTFD is an acronym for thiamine tetrahydrofurfuryl disulfidean, a synthetic form of thiamine, which is sometimes taken as a nutritional supplement or used as an agent in chelation.

Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis is a rare genetic condition that causes benign tumors to grow on vital organs.

Typical Antipsychotics

Typical antipsychotics is a term used to describe the older antipsychotics, such as haloperidol, as opposed to the newer atypical antipsychotics, such as risperidone.


Tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid the body makes from another amino acid called phenylalanine.

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