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SpectraCell's Nutritional Correlation Chart on Autism

Vitamin D - High dose vitamin D therapy reversed autistic behaviors in severely deficient children; Maternal vitamin D deficiency may predispose children to autism.3,4,5 Vitamin A - One cause of autism may be a defect in a retinoid receptor protein (G-alpha protein) which is critical for language processing, attention and sensory perception; Evidence suggests natural vitamin A fixes this protein defect in autistics.1,2 Folate - Oral folate therapy can resolve symptoms of autism in some cases,... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, February 5, 2013

SpectraCell's Clinical Updates - Volume 6, Issue 5

CLINICAL UPDATE - COQ10 A NEW BIOMARKER FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE?In this study, 22 patients with Parkinson’s Disease were compared to 88 age-matched controls that did not have Parkinson’s.  Functional levels of several antioxidants – coenzyme Q10, glutathione, selenium, vitamin E and lipoic acid – were measured using SpectraCell’s micronutrient testing.  A deficiency of CoQ10 occurred in 32% of Parkinson’s patients while only 8% of controls were de... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, May 30, 2012