Monthly Archives: August 2014

Treatment of Methylation Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Summary Once a rare childhood disorder with an incidence of 1 in 10,000 twenty years ago, autism now affects 1 out of every 150 children.  Classified as a neurodevelopmental disorder and diagnosed by psychological testing, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often perceived to be a genetically-based mental disorder. However, current research has shown it to…
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Important Functions of the Methylation Cycle

  To produce glutathione.  Glutathione is the primary detoxification protein that protects the body from toxins and free radicals. To regulate and detoxify sulphur metabolism. Important molecules containing sulphur include glutathione, methionine, SAMe, homocysteine, taurine, sulphite and sulphate. Sulphur can be toxic when not properly metabolized. To produce and recycle biologically active folic acid. Folic…
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