New Insights into the Treatment of Autism: The Hormonal Connection

Power Point Presentation By: Mark R. Geier.

Examined were 72 children with autism, including 23 children with Asperger syndrome, 34 siblings, 88 fathers, 88 mothers, and sex and age-matched controls. The authors demonstrated that the more severely affected the children were the higher the levels of prenatal testosterone.

Weekend Autism Global News in Review - 08/07/10

Rob, Deb and Michael Sidell produce a show that reviews articles about new research which has turned up indicators to help diagnos ASD before the first birthday, gut bacteria and the prevalence of allergies and auto-immune diseases, vision abnormalities in 50% of families relations of a person with an ASD diagnosis, a study prescribing a successful Alzheimers drug , memantine, to help the communications syptomology in ASD, and the cancer drug Lupron used to treat several of the biomedical and behavioral symptoms of Autism.

Understanding the Core of the Gut-Brain Connection in Autism and How to Fix it - James Bradstreet

In "Understanding the Core of the Gut-Brain Connection and How to Fix it", James Bradstreet discusses the Gut-Brain connection in Autism through exploring various case studies and an evaluation of special cases. Bradstreet also discusses how to potentially treat autism by using Helminthic therapy to reset the immune system and how we must break the Oxidative Stress Cycle for recovery to take place. He also looks at reduced cardiac parasympathetic activity in children with autism.

Developmental Needs in Children Growing up with Autism

Article By: Mary Megson, MD.
As a developmental pediatrician
in practice for twenty-five years,
I have watched a generation of
young children with autism grow up. The
oldest children, now adults, were treated
for symptoms with speech therapy,
occupational therapy, special education
intervention, and medications when
called for.
Younger patients have benefitted
from our growing knowledge of
the biochemistry of autism and
have been treated with multiple
biomedical interventions based on the
child’s individual genetic profile and
environmental challenges. To simplify
this, Dr.

The Biochemical Basis Autism Spectrum Disorders

Power Point Presentation By: Mark R. Geier, MD, PhD and
David Geier

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are apparently increasingly prevalent
disorders (in some cases occuring in more than 1% of US
characterized by impairments in social relatedness and communication,
behaviors, abnormal movements patterns, and sensory dysfunction. It has
long been recognized that there is a genetic component to some patients diagnosed
with ASDs, but the latest research will be examined that suggests a significant
causal role for mercury exposure.