Ask the Advocate Episode 5: Mosquito Spraying, Mold, Primitive Reflexes, MTHFR, Nitrous Oxide

Here are some resources for some of the questions we discussed on our call today. Question 1: Flooding, Mold, Mosquito Spraying and Health Health Effects Guide of Mosquito Sprays What is Vector Control ? PA Dept of Agriculture Pesticide Hypersensitivity Application Aerial Spraying  FAQ about Aeriel Spraying Unfortunately the Epidemic Answers webinar was not recorded, but…

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Ask the Advocate Episode 4: IgG, IgM, Exome Sequencing, Oxalates, Autism, PANDAS, Mast Cells

  We are trying an Audio version this time! Let us know what you think. Click the play button to listen in. Questions and Resources this month: Question #1- What is the difference between IgG and IgM? Past infection versus Current infection Another specific reference you can read more about Immunoglobulins here. This resource talks…

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MITOXIC – Aspartame: The Insidious Ingredient

BIG PICTURE: Aspartame is harmful to all people, not just mitochondrial disease patients.  Nowadays, soft drink companies devote a large portion of their marketing campaigns to sugarless drinks. The unsuspecting consumer is promised a healthier drink option without compromising any of the sweet taste. A quick scan of the ingredients validates the absence of sugar….

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MITOXIC – Acetaminophen

BIG PICTURE: In mitochondrial disease patients, acetaminophen lowers the body’s ability to rid itself of toxins. In terms of over-the-counter medicines, no one medication is more common than acetaminophen (Tylenol). Most people believe that it can be safely consumed by anyone, from month-old infants to 90-year-olds. However, with a little digging, I discovered that doctors strongly…

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