Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Glutathione for Autism

Glutathione, or GSH,  is an antioxidant made from the amino acids glycine, Justine and glutamic acid. It is naturally produced b the liver and the body uses it for many body processes. It is involved in tissue building and repair, making chemicals needed in the body and immune system function. Glutathione levels in the body… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Glutathione for Autism

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Quack Exposed: Dr. Jimmy Gutman

Background Dr. Jimmy Gutman is a board certified physician who was trained at University of Calgary in Alberta from 1980-1982. Gutman completed his residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, where he was chief resident from 1984-1986. He was a former director of Emergency Medicine at  McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1982-1983. He… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dr. Jimmy Gutman

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Quack Exposed: James A. Neubrander

James Neubrander was born on October 29, 1949 in Ashland, Ohio. He is divorced and has two adult children. Neubrander Graduated from Southern College, Collegedale, Tennessee with a Bachelors of Science degree in 1972. Neubrander earned his Medical Technologist Degree in 1972 from Southern college in association with Memorial Hospital in Collegedale, Tennessee. He graduated… Continue reading Quack Exposed: James A. Neubrander

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Sensory Enrichment Therapy Does Not Cure Autism

Sensory enrichment is a great thing. Autistic adults recommend it for autistic children to help them regulate. It can be great when it is autistic led. Quacks have taken it one step further. They claim it "improves by 5 points or more on the Childhood Autism Rating Scale." In this case it is parent or… Continue reading Sensory Enrichment Therapy Does Not Cure Autism

Anti Vax Quacks, Autism One Quacks, Quacks

Quack Exposed: Dan Rossignol

  Dr. Dan Rossignol is married and has two children. Both children are autistic. One Child was born in 2001 and the other was born in 2003. Soon after both sons were diagnosed, their mother, Lanier,  was searching treatments for autism. She reportedly was talking to other parents of autistic children. She as told about… Continue reading Quack Exposed: Dan Rossignol

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Quackery Exposed: Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic? The word "chiropractic" means to be done by hand. The practice of chiropractic was established in 1895. It evolved from energetic healing traditions to an eclectic American medical practice. Chiropractic is a licensed alternative health (also called integrative medicine) care profession that emphasizes the body's ability to heal itself. It focuses on… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Chiropractic

Quack Supplements, Quackery

Quackery Exposed: Methyl-B12 Injections

What is Methyl-B12 Methylcobalamin or Methyl B12, is a form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is important for the brain and nerves, and for production of red blood cells. It is used to treat a vitamin B 12 deficiency. Methyl B12 is sometimes used in people with pernicious anemia, diabetic neuropathy and other health problems. … Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Methyl-B12 Injections

Quack Diets, Quackery

Quack Diet: Specific Carbohydrate Diet

What is the Specific Carbohydrate Diet? According to Sanford University, the specific carbohydrate diet is a nutritional therapy in pediatric Crohn's disease. It is a well established and effective treatment to induce remission of active inflammation. SCD was developed from the work of Dr. Sydney Haas, a biologist an scientist who helped her daughter with… Continue reading Quack Diet: Specific Carbohydrate Diet

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Quackery Exposed: Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine (sometimes called integrative medicine) that includes a large number of unproven and disproven methods and treatments of different diseases, illnesses and disabilities. They claim that they focus on the "root causes" of different conditions based on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems… Continue reading Quackery Exposed: Functional Medicine

Quack Diets, Quackery, Quackery Myths

Quack Myth Exposed: Autism is Autoimmune Encephilitis

A long time Autism One speaker Marcia Hinds says that autism should never be a term. She claims it should be included with autoimmune encephalitis. Autoimmune encephalitis is a real disease. Hinds claiming this trivializes what the people with this autoimmune disease go through every day. Autoimmune Encephalitis Autoimmune encephalitis is a group of conditions… Continue reading Quack Myth Exposed: Autism is Autoimmune Encephilitis