The Blood Mercury Threshold in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Mercury may significantly affect the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

A recent study examined lab results among subjects diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorders. Blood mercury levels were determined using cold vapor analysis. The study found that mercury levels were nearly two times as high among subjects diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorders in comparison to normal controls.

According to the study:

“The weight of scientific evidence supports Hg [mercury] as a causal factor in subjects diagnosed with an ASD.”

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