Posts Tagged "Autistic Spectrum Disorder"

Heavy Metals and Autism

Posted on Nov 30, 2008 in Autism

Looking at the extreme rise in the incidence of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) since the mid 1980’s, one can only conclude that an epidemic is in progress that cannot be explained by “genetic factors” or anything else except environment. One such factor under suspicion is mercury toxicity. Apparently, some children are genetically predisposed (see MT system below) to excess vulnerability to mercury. Cumulative exposures from maternal amalgams, Rhogam shots for Rh incompatibility, seafood, and especially mercury-containing vaccinations take them beyond their tolerance...

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