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By Michael Goldberg, Elyse Goldberg

The explosive account of 1 doctor’s quest to persuade the realm that autism, as we realize it at the present time, doesn't exist.

Experts agree that the United States is in the course of a tense epidemic of what has up to now been clinically determined as autism. in precisely thirty years autism diagnoses have risen from 1 in 5,000 young children to at least one in a hundred and ten, in keeping with the facilities for affliction keep watch over and Prevention.

yet within the heritage of our society there hasn't ever been an “epidemic” of any developmental or genetic disorder—it is scientifically very unlikely. So what's this mysterious disease referred to as “autism,” and the way do we cease it? Dr. Goldberg and his colleagues illustrate why autism can't be genetic, yet is a symptom of a treatable neurological affliction that assaults the brain’s immune approach. Readers will come to appreciate:

     • Autism isn't really mental or developmental, yet a scientific sickness.
     • Autism is attributable to a disorder within the neuro-immune approach and infrequently by way of secondary neurotropic viruses that influence the neuro-immune procedure and mind.
     • health problems similar to autism, ADD/ADHD, and protracted fatigue syndrome all have diversified “labels” yet are literally diversifications at the related factor: neuro-immune disorder syndromes (NIDS).
     • A NeuroSPECT experiment is a diagnostic software which, utilized in mix with confirmed treatments and coverings defined during this booklet, is saving lives this present day, whereas starting the door to new treatments.
     • What you are able to do to rework your personal existence or the lives of your family.

Dr. Goldberg believes that during order to avoid wasting the subsequent iteration of youngsters from the incurable stigma of an autism analysis, we needs to speedy notice that each one of those issues are the results of a curable affliction technique. 12 black-and-white pictures

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Klimas sat my wife down and explained the immune system to her. She explained how it worked and, if you pushed the wrong buttons, how it didn’t. Those sixty-eight amino acids my wife was taking were from a company that at the time was producing amino acids of pharmaceutical grade (which in theory could be absorbed safely by the body). Since amino acids are the basic building blocks of proteins and other biomolecules, and play a role in energy pathways, it was a good premise: the company would take a patient’s blood specimen, analyze it, and then decide what mixture of supplements (proportion of amino acids and some vitamins) you needed to take to help the body get back to normal.

We are running out of money and bankrupting educational systems to deal with the epidemic of special-needs children. I have nothing but respect (and sympathy) for teachers, who are on the front lines, being asked to do their best to educate a growing number of affected children. With all the studies on all the possible reasons for this, how many have thought of looking at the bigger picture? These children are all points on a bell curve. Rather than just exhibiting multiple variants of learning difficulties, put under different labels, these children really are ill and have part of their brains not working.

They crawl, sit up, walk, and usually attain normal motor milestones on schedule. Until the age of symptom onset, they are affectionate (which rules out Dr. Kanner’s definition) and appear to have above-average intelligence. Children with acquired autism may begin to develop some speech but then, without warning, cease to progress or begin to regress. Suddenly, these children become withdrawn. They vacillate between being quiet and hyperactive. , arm flapping, rocking, spinning, or head banging) may develop.

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