Quackery Myths

Quack Myth: PANDAS causes/is Autism

Like many myths that quacks believe or spread, real conditions that effect people are being touted at autism or a cause. PANDAS is no different. TACA and other quack organizations have their own ideas that do not stem from science on what it is and how to treat it. What is PANDAS PANDAS is an… Continue reading Quack Myth: PANDAS causes/is Autism

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Quackery Myth exposed: Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine are different

{image description: bright sky background with "alternative medicine = integrative medicine" in black text with a circle around it. My logo is in the lower left corner outside the circle} According to the Mayo Clinic, integrative medicine is the same thing as complementary and alternative medicine. "Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the popular name… Continue reading Quackery Myth exposed: Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine are different

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Quack Myth Exposed: The Zinc Autism Link

What is Zinc? Zinc is a mineral called an "essential trace element" because in very small amounts, it is needed to maintain good health. Supplements are used to treat stunted growth and acute diarrhea in children, slow wound healing and Wilson's disease. There is no good scientific proof to support its use.  The Myth The… Continue reading Quack Myth Exposed: The Zinc Autism Link