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  • AndyCutler@aol.com
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    Message 1 of 9 , Sep 24, 2001
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      --- In Autism-Mercury@y..., Eleanor Smith <diggerty98@y...> wrote:
      > Hi Andy,
      >
      > I wasn't able to find Selenometionine at my health
      > food store. They only carried selenite.
      > Any ideas where I can order some?

      Most mail order places. E. g. www.vitaminshoppe.com. www.vrp.com.

      Andy
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Eleanor (mom to Jud, 3.9 yr ASD)
      >
      > --- AndyCutler@a... wrote:
      > > Selenite is not a chelating agent. Neither is
      > > selenomethionine. The
      > > selenomethionine at least will bind mercury strongly
      > > however (and
      > > mercury will remove the body's pool of the stuff due
      > > to this).
      > >
      > > Selenite is often a problem for people. Try
      > > selenomethionine.
      > > Selenite may affect sulfite oxidase, which is also
      > > affected by
      > > mercury, and this double whammy could be causing
      > > what you see.
      > >
      > > Andy
      > >
      > > --- In Autism-Mercury@y..., Jaquelyn McCandless
      > > <JMcCandless@p...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > Dear Marty: I would think with this obvious a
      > > response to such a
      > > "relatively"
      > > > mild chelating agent, it would indicate that it
      > > might be time to do
      > > an
      > > > evaluation for heavy metal toxicity if you haven't
      > > already.
      > > Jaquelyn
      > > >
      > > > Marty Landman wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > Hi All,
      > > > >
      > > > > We've been following the GFCF diet at home for
      > > our 4 1/2 yr old,
      > > dx'd with
      > > > > pdd-autism. But lately we've also been giving
      > > him sodium selenite,
      > > > > 0.004%.... 4 drops/day in a little water first
      > > thing in the
      > > morning.
      > > > >
      > > > > This is an adjunct to 7 1/2 mg of zinc/day, to
      > > be reduced to 3 3/4
      > > mg soon.
      > > > > Both the selenium and zinc are being given by a
      > > dermatologist,
      > > not for the
      > > > > autism but for a case of molloscum contagiosum
      > > that won't go away.
      > > > >
      > > > > According to the Dr.'s literature, the selenium
      > > sounds like it has
      > > a
      > > > > chelating action. We started the selenium last
      > > Saturday at one
      > > drop the
      > > > > first day, two drops the second, three the
      > > third, and four drops a
      > > day
      > > > > since then.
      > > > >
      > > > > I am now starting to see some signs of
      > > regression including - toe
      > > walking
      > > > > this morning, much stimming last night in bed,
      > > some aggressiveness
      > > as
      > > > > evidenced by the scratch marks on my face this
      > > morning from
      > > yesterday
      > > > > evening, and perhaps more 'silliness' in his
      > > behavior than usual.
      > > > >
      > > > > Since I've only lurked up to now I wonder if
      > > anyone can comment on
      > > this. Is
      > > > > selenium known to be a chelating agent? Are the
      > > symptoms I'm
      > > seeing good
      > > > > things? Any other comments or cautions for my
      > > wife and I?
      > > > >
      > > > > Thanks,
      > > > >
      > > > > Marty
      > > > >
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    • Moria Merriweather
      ... Andy, cut it out! VRP moved to www.vrpcentral.net !
      Message 2 of 9 , Sep 25, 2001
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        >Most mail order places. E. g. www.vitaminshoppe.com. www.vrp.com.
        >
        >Andy


        Andy, cut it out! VRP moved to www.vrpcentral.net !
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