--- In Autism-Mercury@y..., "Barb Romkema" <jromkema@f...> wrote:
> We test about every three months. That seems like a long time, but
> pricey even at that schedule because of all the supplements. We
> during the DMSA phase, then after we added the ALA we tested feces.
> try hair the last time but I didn't feel that was satisfactory,
> was interesting to compare to his first hair analysis.
> We also test a number of other things that Dr. Amy recommends, such
> cell count, liver function etc. It's a good way to make sure the
> isn't depleting his body too much.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: klevsen <klevsen@y...>
> To: Autism-Mercury@y... <Autism-Mercury@y...>
> Date: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 8:33 PM
> Subject: [Autism-Mercury] Best tests for chelation results?
> >Hello everyone. I have been reading and searching here for awhile,
> >trying to prepare for a trial of chelation very soon. We will be
> >doing this without a doctor. I am finally feeling more confident
> >about the actual process of chelation (I will be using DMSA and ALA
> >with Andy's schedule), but I am having trouble finding information
> >about testing to see the results of chelation.
That is because there is no legitimate information on this. The only
real test is your subjective impression of progress. No laboratory
test is available to measure the relevant parameter