Autism Mercury Vaccines Poisoning Connection
Recent evidence indicates that autism is a disorder of the nervous system and the immune system,
affecting multiple metabolic pathways.
University of Pittsburgh (UP) in Pennsylvania revealed that many of the infant
monkeys given standard doses of childhood vaccines as part of the new research
developed autism symptoms. Parents continue to fear that childhood vaccines can cause a host of adverse effects ranging from immune dysfunction to attention deficit disorder and autism
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Exposure to toxic chemicals or environmental factors appear to be a factor in as much as 28 percent of the 4 million U.S. children born each year , with 1 in 6 having one of the neurological conditions previously listed. The U.S. Dept. Of Education indicates that over 5
million children attending school have neurological related disabilities reported by state agencies, other than ADD. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics between 4 to 12 % of all school age children are affected by ADHD and a similar number have some degree of dyslexia. Studies indicate that over 60,000 children are born each year with neurodevelopmental impairments due to prenatal exposure to methyl mercury and two other sources of mercury exposure appear more common and at higher levels than this, mercury from vaccines and amalgam dental fillings
Rebecca Carley, M.D. - "Although the symptoms of mercury poisoning are identical to the symptoms of autism, it should be noted that most children who descend into the hellish state known as autism do so after the MMR vaccine. The MMR vaccine is one of the few vaccines that do not contain mercury. Thus, it is self-evident that the removal of mercury will not make vaccines "safe". (This is why the mercury is the only thing being addressed at all because when the people reading this paper realize that the very mechanism by which vaccines corrupt the immune system means that NO vaccine is safe and effective
Low Glutathione Levels Linked to Autism
Studies have shown that levels of the major
intracellular antioxidant Glutathione
is typically about 50% lower in children with autism. Glutathione, which is
produced by every cell in the body, is responsible for a number of functions
including removing or neutralizing dangerous substances that we are exposed
to on a daily basis, including toxic metals. Toxins, pollution, disease, stress,
and poor diet can all contribute to loss of glutathione. When glutathione levels
reach a critically low degree, we are much more vulnerable to toxins and immune
Principal investigator for
this study is Dr. Janet Kern, an adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry
at UT Southwestern, which is internationally recognized for its clinical and
research programs. “Some children with autism are poor detoxifiers relative
to normally developing children, and in particular, have trouble excreting toxic
metals,” said Dr. Kern. “Toxic metals that are not eliminated may
build up in the brain. Plasma glutathione has been found to be lower in children
with autism, particularly, in children with autism who have regressed. We want
to clearly establish that raising glutathione levels in these children will
improve their ability to detoxify these substances and in that way improve some
of their symptoms.
A study investigated the relationship of children's autism
symptoms with their toxic metal body burden and red blood cell (RBC) glutathione levels. In children
ages 3-8 years, the severity of autism was assessed using four tools: ADOS,
PDD-BI, ATEC, and SAS. Toxic metal body burden was assessed by measuring urinary
excretion of toxic metals, both before and after oral dimercaptosuccinic acid
(DMSA). Multiple positive correlations were found between the severity of autism
and the urinary excretion of toxic metals. Variations in the severity of autism
measurements could be explained, in part, by regression analyses of urinary
excretion of toxic metals before and after DMSA and the level of RBC glutathione
(adjusted R2 of 0.22-0.45, p<0.005 in all cases). This study demonstrates
a significant positive association between the severity of autism and the relative
body burden of toxic metals. PDF file:
Severity of Autism
Is Associated With Toxic Metal Body Burden and Red Blood Cell Glutathione Levels
Dr. Jill James, Professor of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences, will be a co investigator. Dr. James is noted for her landmark studies
in autism and toxicology and is among the first scientists to point out the
links with low glutathione levels. We know that Immunocal has been used
to raise glutathione in other studies very effectively in areas such as cancer
and lung disease. We want to take advantage of this same technology”,
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A Drug-Free Approach to Autism and Asperger Syndrome
A groundbreaking new book from the authors of the best-selling Ritalin Free
Kids, is documenting a safe, effective, and natural treatment for children with
Asperger syndrome and autism. Homeopathic medicine offers renewed hope for parents
of children on the autism spectrum without the use of conventional drugs. Includes
seventeen actual cases drawn from the authors' extensive clinical experience
treating a wide range of children with developmental, behavioral and learning
challenges. Also included is information on the characteristics of
children with Asperger syndrome
and autism, other natural approaches, advice and resources for parents, as well
as answers to frequently asked questions about autism and homeopathic medicine.
A must-read for any parent of a child on the autism spectrum. The authors provide
detailed information about their experiences in using homeopathic medicines
in the treatment of children with autism and Asperger's syndrome. They describe
the various medicines in detail and the unique syndrome that each remedy is known
to treat. This book is of value to both clinicians as well as to parents!
Drs. Robert Ullman, ND, DHANP and Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, LCSW, DHANP
have offices in Edmonds and Langley, WA (on Whidbey Island).
The Ullmans are very dedicated homeopathic physicians with vast clinical experience
in treating children with behavorial, learning, and developmental problems,
for which homeopathy has much to offer. Their books are eminently readable,
yet comprehensive." -Dr. Rajan Sankaran, internationally renowned
master homeopath and author.
"Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy" author Amy Lansky tells the incredible
story of how she used homeopathy to cure her son of autism.
Although Lansky is not a medical professional, she has a Ph.D. from Stanford
and worked for NASA as a researcher. She has more than enough scientific training
to provide a compelling and easy to understand description of how homeopathy
can be used to treat "incurable conditions" like autism.
Basically, the book is a general introduction to homeopathy and its view
of health, disease and cure. Its coverage is so broad and deep that many homeopathic
training programs are adopting it as a text for their students. At the same
time, even more homeopaths are adopting it as their primary patient education
book. Because the book also includes dozens of first-person testimonials of
healing, for a wide variety of ailments, people from all backgrounds--from complete
novice to seasoned practitioner--have found it quite entertaining. One of these
testimonials is a chapter on my son's cure from autism--creating another important
audience for this book: parents of autistic children.
Overall, I can promise you that “Impossible Cure” is not a dry,
boring book on homeopathy. It takes a rather intense, personal look at how the
traditional medical system has failed us and how homeopathy may be the answer
to many people's health problems.
Oct 1, 2003 Congressman Dan Burton - "Madam speaker, as
we approach the flu season, many of my colleagues will visit the doctor's office
here on Capitol Hill and receive a flu shot. Before they go, I think all of
my colleagues ought to know tat the flu shot contains mercury, which is a substance
that's toxic to the human brain. Now, that's not to say that you shouldn't get
your flu shot if you want to, but there are a lot of neurological disorders
that have been caused by mercury and I think everybody ought to know that there
is mercury in that vaccine. Now, that's not the only vaccine that contains thimerosal.
From anthrax to hepatitis to d-tap, which is given to infants to protect them,
numerous vaccines exist that contain mercury, a harmful preservative. Parents
around this country I am sure would be very upset if they knew that.
Scientific evidence continues to accumulate regarding the biologically plausible
connection between mercury and thimerosal,
autism and other neurological, developmental disorders. We have one
in 10,000 children 10 years ago that were autistic. Now it's one in 150 and
scientists before my committee say it's because in large part of the mercury
in the vaccines". Congressman Dan Burton
Dietary Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mary N. Megson, M.D. - "Autism may be a disorder linked to the disruption of the G-alpha protein,
affecting retinoid receptors in the brain. A study of sixty autistic children suggests that autism may be
caused by inserting a G-alpha protein defect, the pertussis toxin found in the D.P.T. vaccine, into genetically at-risk children."
Dr. Campbell-McBride - "I believe the Gut and Physiology Syndrome (GAPS)
Nutritional program is vitally important for MOST people, as the majority of
people have such poor gut health due to poor diet and toxic exposures. We’ve
previously discussed how the GAPS program can help those with autism and other
neurological- and psychiatric disorders, such as:
Dyslexia and dyspraxia,
Enzymes are proteins that facilitate chemical reactions in living organisms.
They are required for every single chemical action that takes place in your
body. All of your tissues, muscles, bones, organs and cells are run by enzymes.
Your digestive system, immune system, bloodstream, liver, kidneys, spleen and
pancreas, as well as your ability to see, think, feel and breathe, all depend
Systemic enzymes, sometimes called metabolic or proteolytic enzymes, are
produced by the pancreas to repair the body ... to build and restore tissues.
In fact, they are a necessary component of all other functions in the body besides
digestion, and your body is unable to produce enough of them because we eat
and The New Law. Resources for Treatment. Hope for a Cure
This video is designed to help parents, educators and health care professionals
better understand autism or similiar diagnosis such as Pervasively Developmentally
Delayed (PDD) and Asperger's Syndrome. Most importantly, this video explains
why we have great hope to find more effective treatments for autism and even
a cure! Anthony Edwards graciously and compassionaltly hosts the video offering
valuable information and inspiration to the viewers.
Intervention and Autism: Implementing the Gluten Free and Casein Free Diet for
Autistic Children and Adults : A Practical Guide for Parents
This is the book that Marilyn wishes had been available to her when she first
did so. In it she explains what the diet is all about and how it works, what
foods can form part of the diet and what should be excluded. She addresses frequently
asked questions and misconceptions, such as `Is the diet too difficult and time-consuming?
How strictly do I need to adhere to it? Is the diet expensive to implement?'
and gives practical advice on basic equipment and ingredients, what to expect
when your child starts the diet, how to adapt family meals and how to minimize
cross-contamination in the kitchen. The book includes a wide selection of recipes,
an extensive list of addresses and websites of suppliers of foodstuffs in the
UK, and suggestions for finding out
more information. It is the first book of
its kind to be written specifically for those living in the UK.
Chia Seeds, the No-Gluten
Omega-3 Food with Healing Power. The chia seeds were the power food of the ancient
Aztecs. According to Spanish manuscripts, the Aztecs ate the Chia seeds to improve
their endurance - they called it their "running food" because messengers could
purportedly run all day on just a handful.
Diets for Special Kids by Lisa Lewis
amazon reviewer: "A Fabulous Resource for Beginning a Casein-free,
Gluten-free. Having a child recently diagnosed with
autism, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone in search of the "how
to" of a CFGF diet. Containing explanations of why this diet may be effective,
tests and nutritional support, lists of foods the child can and cannot eat,
recipes, and so much more! I especially appreciated the list of mail order food
companies and web sites where you may obtain the food necessary for this diet.
Every professional I have spoken with, including those who have seen my child,
have highly recommended this book. It has became my salvation! I cannot thank
Lisa Lewis enough for writing such a comprehensive book! If you are a parent
with a child diagnosed with autism, this book is a must have!" amazon reviewer
Thimerosal, Toxic Mercury and Autism
A study released today by an environmental organization offers support to
the theory that a vaccine preservative called thimerosal may contribute to the
cause of autism. The study has found a genetic flaw that sheds further light
on how autistic children are metabolically different from healthy children.
This may explain why autistic children may not be able to excrete mercury and
other heavy metals. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin. Injecting it into a child,
whose nervous system is rapidly developing, could have terrible consequences.
So, before you decide to vaccinate your children, do them a favor and look into
the many risks and side effects associated with common childhood vaccines. Doing
so could mean the difference between life and death.
Thimerosal has been gradually removed from vaccines since 1999, however it
is still present in some vaccinations, including virtually all flu shots. During
review, medical experts discussed the results from a study that showed urinary
mercury concentrations were six times higher in children with autism, as opposed
to normal-age/vaccine matched controls. They also said that they found evidence
that suggested the link between thimerosal-containing vaccines and autism had
a higher risk than that between lung cancer and smoking cigarettes.
Texas researchers have found a possible link between autism and mercury in the
air and water. Studying individual school districts in Texas, the epidemiologists
found that those districts with the highest levels of mercury in the environment
also had the highest rates of special education students and autism diagnoses.
"Mercury is a known neurotoxin," said Dr. Isaac Pessah of UC Davis' MIND Institute,
who was not involved in the study. "It's rather intriguing that the correlation
is so positive," meaning that there was a strong, direct relationship between
mercury and autism levels.
Autism and Vaccinations
By Mary Megson, MD
I have practiced pediatrics for twenty-two years, the last fifteen years
seeing only children with developmental disabilities, which include learning
disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, cerebral palsy, mental
retardation and autism. In 1978, I learned as a resident at Boston Floating
Hospital that the incidence of autism was one in 10,000 children. Over the last
ten years I have watched the incidence of autism skyrocket to 1/300-1/600 children.
Over the last nine months, I have treated over 1,200 children in my office.
Ninety percent of these children
autistic and from the Richmond area alone. Yet the State Department of Education
reports that there are only 1,522 autistic students in the entire state of Virginia.
Russell L. Blaylock MD Neurosurgeon - "Most have at least heard
about the controversy surrounding possible harmful effects of some of the vaccines.
What is less well known is that even greater dangers exist than are being conveyed
to the general public. Much of this information is buried in highly technical
scientific journals beyond the reach and understanding of the average person.
Of special concern is the relationship between vaccine policy, autism and the
Gulf War Syndrome. I shall use the
Gulf War Syndrome as an example of a vaccine policy gone berserk, while including
discussions of other dangers as well."
Vaccines, Autism and Gulf
Dr Blaylock Vaccines
and Autism Part 1 of 14 YouTube videos Retired neurosurgeon explains how
vaccines cause neurological damage leading to autism
Evidence of Harm: Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic: A Medical Controversy
is an accurate account of how the parents of autistic children
realized their kids had received bolus doses of mercury in excess of 100 times
over EPA safe limits through their vaccines. Once tests revealed the possibly
of mercury toxicity, these parents of great courage and tenacity take their
fight to Washington DC and take on government officials within the CDC. Documents
and e-mails that where gathered through the Freedom of Information Act confirm
their suspicions, there was indeed, evidence of harm! Tthis book is a factual
account of the great lengths many have have taken in high places to cover-up
the truth, and the lengths the parents will go, to reveal the truth, to help
their damaged children, and to prevent further damage. This book confirms what
we have been reading in the papers lately about the FDA, CDC and their ties
to pharmaceutical companies!
New independent research presented at the 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies
Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada confirms unequivocally the findings of
Dr Andrew Wakefield’s 1998 Lancet paper of an association between
autism and serious gastrointestinal disease in children.
F Yazbak MD - "This report describes six mothers who received
live virus vaccines and one who received a Hepatitis B vaccine during pregnancy
after having received an MMR booster five months prior to conception. All the
children who resulted from these pregnancies have had developmental problems,
six out seven (85%) were diagnosed with autism, and the seventh seems to exhibit
symptoms often associated with autistic spectrum disorders."
Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy
Dr. Andrew Wakefield M.D reveals the the inside story of the vaccine-autism
connection, and his controversial research. As Andrew Wakefield states in his
prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something
does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty.
This book affects you also. It is not a parochial look at a trivial medical
spat in the United Kingdom, but dispatches from the battlefront in a major confrontation—a
struggle against compromise in medicine, corruption of science, and a real and
present threat to children in the interests of policy and profit. It is a story
of how ‘the system’ deals with dissent among its doctors and scientists.”
In the pursuit of possible links between childhood vaccines, intestinal inflammation,
and neurologic injury in children, Wakefield lost his job in London’s
Royal Free Hospital, his country of birth, his career, and his medical license.
A recent General Medical Council ruling stated that he was “dishonest,
irresponsible and showed callous disregard for the distress and pain of children.”
Maligned by the medical establishment and mainstream media, Wakefield endeavors
to set the record straight in Callous Disregard. While explaining what really
happened, he calls out the organizations and individuals that are acting not
for the sake of children affected by autism, but in their own self-interests.
The government and industry keep coming up with studies showing "there
is no evidence". Many say that this is a conspiracy to suppress the truth. The
study was published in a medical journal stacked full of ads from the very same
drug companies that manufacture and market vaccines.
June 12th, 2007 - Hearings Provide Vaccine-Injured Children Opportunity for
Justicempromised epidemiology no match for science indicating vaccine injury,
says NAA - Washington, DC - Today’s start of the Autism Omnibus Proceeding
in the U.S Federal Claims Court has already evoked concerns over the handling
and whitewashing of the Centers for Disease Control’s Vaccine Safety Datalink
(VSD). The VSD houses vaccine safety information to which government lawyers
were allowed access, while attorneys representing families were barred.
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Children With Autism Get Day in Court
The parents of 12-year-old Michelle
Cedillo asked a federal court Monday to find that their child's autism was caused
by common childhood vaccines, a precedent-setting case that could pave the way
for thousands of autistic children to receive compensation from a government
fund set up to help people injured by the shots.
Law Suit Against Pharmaceutical
Companies Citing Vaccines Contained Poisonous Mercury:
"On July 7, 1999, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued with the US
Public Health Service (USPHS) a joint statement alerting clinicians and the
public of concern about thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in
Mercury Amalgam Fillings
Law Suit Against Pharmaceutical Companies Citing Vaccines Contained Poisonous
"On July 7, 1999, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued with the
US Public Health Service (USPHS) a joint statement alerting clinicians and the
public of concern about thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in
some vaccines.The reason for the warning is that himerosal contains a related
mercury compound called ethyl mercury. Mercury is a toxic metal that
can cause immune, sensory, neurological, motor, and behavioral dysfunctions.
The Food and Drug Administration suggested that some infants, depending on whichvaccines
they receive and the timing of those vaccines, may be exposed to levels of ethyl
mercury that could build up to exceed one of the federal guidelines established
for the intake of methyl mercury. Symptoms of mercury toxicity in young children
are extremely similar to those of autism. This can explain
the recent increase in the numbers of children diagnosed with autism since the
early 1990's. The numerous amount of children diagnosed with autism
seems to directly correlate with the recommendation of both the hepatitis B
and HIB vaccine to infants in the early 1990s."
Parents of now grown vaccine injured children, who warned pediatricians and
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials in the 1980’s that their once
healthy, bright children regressed mentally, emotionally and physically after
reacting to DPT vaccine with fever, high pitched screaming (encephalitic cry),
collapse/shock, and seizures, are grieving with a new generation of parents
whose healthy, bright children suddenly regress after DPT/DTaP, MMR, hepatitis
B, polio, Hib and chicken pox vaccinations. The refusal two decades ago by vaccine
manufacturers, government health agencies and medical organizations to seriously
investigate reports of vaccine-associated brain injury and immune system dysfunction,
behaviors, is reaping tragic consequences today.
MMR Vaccines Causes Autism – Another Win In US Federal Court
October 2007 New England Journal of Medicine -
Vaccine Damage: Parents receive
$2B compensation pay-outs - Vaccine manufacturers have paid out nearly
$2B in damages to parents in America whose children were harmed by one of the
childhood jabs such as the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) or DPT (diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus).
In all, around 2,000 families have received compensation payments that have
averaged $850,000 each. There are a further 700 claims that are going through
the pipeline. None of the claims is for autism as medical researchers say they
have failed to find a link between the disease and the MMR vaccine, despite
the initial findings made by Dr Andrew Wakefield. Instead they are for a wide
spectrum of physical and mental conditions that are likely to have been caused
by one of the vaccinations. Around 7,000 parents have filed a claim of an adverse
reaction with America's Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP). To win an
award, the claimant must prove a causal link to a vaccine. As the medical establishment
has refused to recognize any link to autism, the VICP has so far rejected 300
claims for this outright. (Source: New England Journal of Medicine, 2007; 357: 1275-9).
Thursday 16 June 2005 - When a study revealed that mercury
in childhood vaccines may have caused autism in thousands of kids, the government
rushed to conceal the data - and to prevent parents from suing drug companies
for their role in the epidemic.
How to reach your autistic child
In 1979, the classic best-seller Son-Rise
was made into an award-winning NBC
television special, which has been viewed by 300 million people worldwide. Now,
Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues presents not only the expanded and updated journal
of Barry and Samahria Kaufman's successful effort to reach their once "unreachable,"
autistic child, but goes beyond to include a sensitive portrayal of how that
singular event has become a worldwide phenomenon of reaching out to so
many other children, adults and families facing challenges.
The Autism Research Institute (ARI)
A non-profit organization, was established in 1967. ARI is primarily devoted
to conducting research, and to disseminating the results of research, onthe
causes of autism and on methods of preventing, diagnosing and treating autism
and other severe behavioral disorders of childhood. Some topics include:
- Is Autism a G-Alpha Protein Defect Reversible with Natural Vitmain A?
- Vitamin C in the Prevention and Treatment of Autism
- Recovery from autism is possible
- Dimethylglycine (DMG), a nontoxic metabolite, and autism
F. Edward Yazbak, M.D, FAAP - "The just released Report on Autism to the California
Legislature, shows a massive and persistent rise in the incidence of this disease.
"In the past 10 years, California has had a 273% increase in the number of children
with autism who enter the developmental services system---1,685 new cases last
year alone" said State Senate President pro Tem John Burton in a press conference,
following the release of the report. This spectacular increase reported was
evident in all regional centers from San Diego to Eureka."
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Testimonials of Autism Recover
How Jim Carrey and Jenny McCarthy's Son Recovered From Autism
Carrey and McCarthy’s son, Evan, has been healed thanks to breakthroughs
that may not be scientifically proven, but have definitely helped, such as a
gluten-free diet, casein-free diet, vitamin supplementation,
detox of metals, and anti-fungals for the yeast overgrowths that plagued his
intestines. Once his neurological function was recovered through these medical
treatments, speech therapy and applied behavior analysis helped him learn the
skills he could not learn while he was frozen in autism.
Our Son's Autism When the doctors said our son would be severely
disabled for life, we set out to prove them wrong. The word autism, which once
meant so little to me, has changed my life profoundly. It came to my house like
a monstrous, uninvited guest but eventually brought its own gifts. I've felt
twice blessed -- once by the amazing good fortune of reclaiming my child and
again by being able to help other autistic children who had been written off
by their doctors and mourned by their parents.
Autism: Our Son's Amazing Improvement with Glyconutrients (saccharides) and
Immune Modulator Nutritionals
Our son Nason was born in November 2002 happy, healthy and beautiful. He developed
normally and reached all of his milestones. After Nason received his 1st year
immunizations, he completely withdrew from us and the rest of the world, spending
the majority of his time staring at his fingers, spinning, or gazing into space.
His preferred companion was a pen or any other vertical object he could find.
He lost his ability to walk up and down the stairs, feed himself and began to
self-select foods leaving him with a total of 2 foods in his diet. Nason also
broke out with severe eczema all over his body and became irritable anytime
we tried to cuddle with him. Auto-Immunity, Vaccines and Autism
Each child is different - Whatever may be the diagnosis
or symptoms, each child is, of course, unique, and each child may need any one
of the more than 2000 medicines in our homeopathic materia medica. It is only
through an extensive understanding of each youngster through the process of
homeopathic case-taking, that a homeopath can arrive at the indicated medicine.
This process can be even more challenging with children on the autistic spectrum,
especially when they cannot readily communicate; in these cases, the precise
words of the child can be fascinating pointers to the correct medicine. Fortunately,
there are other indicators as well to guide a homeopath to an effective prescription.
It is important to seek the care of a qualified homeopathic practitioner, preferably
one experienced in the treatment of children with psychiatric and behavioral
The Natural Medicine Guide to Autism
Autism is now an epidemic in the United States and in much of the world, rising
by as much as 1000% in some areas. The Healthy Mind Guide: Reversing Autism
explores why and offers effective treatment options and the possibility of a
positive outcome via natural medicine therapies that can ameliorate or reverse
the disorder in many cases. Part I of the book covers the basics of autism—what
it is and what causes it. The book includes discussion of the following factors
that are often involved in the disorder: vaccines, heavy metal toxicity, nutritional
deficiencies/imbalances, food allergies, digestive problems and fungal overgrowth,
viruses or viral overload, immune dysfunction, problems in the birthing process,
and energetic legacies from unresolved family issues in previous generations.
Testimony of Bernard
Rimland, Ph.D. Before House Committee on Government Reform
April 6, 2000
"During the past few years the Autism
Research Institute has been flooded with an upsurge in pleas for help from
parents throughout the world – from wherever the World Health Organization
vaccine guidelines are followed. The majority of these parents say their children
were normal until getting the MMR – another triple vaccine. Let me dispel
several myths promoted by those who deny the autism-vaccine connection: 1. They
claim the vaccines are safe, but physicians are indoctrinated to disbelieve
claims of harm and are not trained to recognize nor required to report any adverse
reactions. From 90% to 99% of the adverse reactions reported to doctors are
never reported by those doctors to the government’s extremely lax Vaccine
Adverse Event Reporting System, known as the VAERS."
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Story: Overcoming Autism, A Childhood Epidemic is the account of one family’s journey to recover
their son from Autism through extensive research, nutrition, and the elimination
of chemicals. Readers will find that Dylan’s Story is not limited to individuals
affected by Autism. Information in this book can benefit anyone who suffers
from allergies, chronic health problems or neurological disease. Dylan’s
Story details contributing factors which were the underlying cause of Dylan’s
Autism. The book contains extensive research on sources of common food allergens,
chemicals and toxins and their effect on the digestive system,
central nervous system, brain, and immune
system. The indepth Resource Guide lists common chemicals and toxins, food
additives, GMO’s, preservatives, heavy metals, vaccinations,
refined foods, GF/CF diet and much, much more. The book is the result of the
research that enabled two parents to acquire the knowledge necessary to make
changes in their son’s diet and environment to overcome his Autism.
Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
as a Potential Cause of Encephalitis (Brain Inflammation) in Children
E. Buttram, MD
In 1993 Vijendra Singh, PhD University of Illinois, published a study in
which they found antibodies to myelin basic protein in 50 to 60% of autistic
children tested.4 Recently at a public meeting Dr. Singh presented information
on an unpublished, preliminary study of 27 autistic children in which he found
nearly 50% correlation between MMR antibodies and antibodies to myelin basic
protein in serum drawn from the children.7 Dr. Singh emphasized that this study
was very preliminary and that no conclusions could be drawn from it. However,
it does raise a higher index of suspicion that the MMR vaccine may result in
encephalitis and its various complications on a fairly large scale. Once again,
this leads us to question whether or not many vaccine reactions are passing
unrecognized and therefore unreported by the US medical community.
Reasons for under-reporting of adverse vaccine reactions in the USA As reported
in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1990, there is a general
malaise among American physicians in reporting adverse drug (and vaccine) reactions;.8
,9 Based on this report, the present voluntary reporting system appears to have
resulted in very low levels of adverse reaction reports.
This mercury calculator will help
you determine how much mercury a child received at previous vaccination visits
or could receive in an upcoming visit. The products are listed by brand name
and manufacturer. Some vaccines have two company names because over the past
several decades there have been many company mergers.
From the Autism
Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of Sunderland's web site:
Your Doctor is Wrong: Hepatitis B and Autism Were your child's developmental
issues triggered by hepatitis B vaccine? Is a booster safe? For children with signs of autism and
multiple gastrointestinal issue from birth,
this shot may have been the first insult. Throughout the 1990s it was given
at birth, often without parental consent or awareness. It is still given to
infants and children today. Learn about this vaccine?s development, safety record,
its inappropriateness for infants and children, and what the CDC and FDA know
about it. Your doctor may have been misinformed about this shot ? read what
he or she should know, before recommending it for one more child. Does your
child need hepatitis B vaccine? How safe is it? When Your Doctor Is Wrong…
scrutinizes reportable data on the virus and the vaccine as it follows one child
through the terrible maze of adversely reacting to this shot.
Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2000
Do Children's Shots Invite Autism?
by Bernard Rimland Ph.D.
First, do no harm. If the multibillion-dollar vaccine industry had heeded
Hippocrates' ancient dictum and concentrated on making vaccines safe, the 300%
to 500% nationwide increase in autism probably would not have occurred. Concern
for vaccine safety might have prevented the simultaneous sharp rise in other
chronic and debilitating diseases such as asthma, allergies, attention deficit/hyperactivity
disorder, learning disabilities, arthritis and Crohn's disease.
The routine administration of a live virus vaccine booster, during the postpartum
period, to previously vaccinated women who have remained rubella-susceptible,
should be reconsidered. It is likely that continued rubella susceptibility in
these women, is not due to a problem with the vaccine, but with the woman herself,
and therefore it seems reasonable not to attempt to correct it by the administration
of more boosters. Some re-vaccinated mothers are developing unusual problems,
and many remain rubella-susceptible. Their children also appear to have an inordinate
number of difficulties of their own. Twenty out of twenty five families (80%)
in this study have children with autism.
HOMEOPATHY IS RENOWNED FOR ITS ABILITY TO REDUCE OR REPAIR THE DAMAGE
CAUSED BY VACCINES
"Once the diagnosis of The Post-Vaccination Syndrome (PVS) is considered
a simple and efficient treatment can restore health by giving the vaccinations
that caused the disease in homeopathic potencies. Even severe damage as paralysis,
epilepsy, general decline, etc. can partially or completely be restored."- Dr. Smits MD
The US Autism Epidemic is Out of Control
Bernard Rimland, Ph.D
"Over 100,000 children will be newly diagnosed with
autism this year in the US. This is an increase of over 500%. There is an increasing
amount of research being conducted into the possible link between autism and vaccination.
Readers of the Autism Research Review International (ARRI) are well aware of
the autism-vaccine controversy, but until now the mass media have been kept
largely in the dark. In Britain, where there has been an epidemic of autism,
with hundreds of families registering for projected class-action law suits,
some newspapers have been devoting half-page or larger articles to the controversy."
February 9, 2004 - The Institute of Medicine held a meeting to review research
that has been found, which links thimerosal,
a mercury-based preservative in vaccines, and neurodevelopmental disorders
such as autism. The panel used data from the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention’s (CDC) Vaccine Datalink, which concluded that children who
are given three thimerosal-containing vaccines are 27 times more likely todevelop
autism than children who receive thimerosol-free vaccines.
Dawbarns Law Firm of England has published a paper in which they report on over
600 instances of side effects following the MMR and MR vaccines, which were introduced
in England in 1988. These include 202 cases of autism, 97 of epilepsy, 40 with
hearing and vision problems, and 41 with 100 behavioral and learning problems,
the latter in older children.
Although British health officials deny a relationship
of these conditions with the vaccines, Dawbarns has accounts of over 200 parents
who believe that their children were normal before they were vaccinated, and
who can point to nothing (other than the vaccine) which could account for the
deterioration in their children's conditions.
Dr. James Adams recently found that children with autism had
ten times more ear infections during
their first three years than typical kids. Almost 20 % also experienced
a severe vaccine reaction. Another recent study linked Augmentin (a broad based
antibiotic) to the development of autism.
Dr. Michael E Dym "Directly from human medical research, we have definitive
proof of a linkage between polyvalent viral vaccines and inflammatory bowel
disease, in particular the combination MMR vaccine and Crohn's disease and/or
ulcerative colitis (the same thing?) in susceptible children. In his masterful research
Dr. Andrew Wakefield MD, a prominent British gastroenterologist, documented
measles virus infection in the intestinal walls of nearly %100 of the autistic
children he scoped and biopsied, who developed their disease within a short
time after MMR vaccination. All of the
normally developing children did not have any evidence of measles virus infection
or histopathologic evidence of Crohn's or ulcerative colitis. I believe that
he did actually document that the measles virus found in the intestinal walls
of these autistic children who developed the disease was vaccine measles virus
strain, which he showed via DNA analysis. According to his work, Dr. Wakefield theorizes that
the measles virus infection and subsequent pathology in the gut walls leads
to a leaky-gut like syndrome causing absorption of encephelopathic toxins which
directly affects the developing brains of susceptible children leading to autistic
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