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Quack Myth: Lyme Disease causes Autism | Fierce Autie

  The view of the Lyme-Induced Autism Foundation (LIAF) is that it induces autism in children. They claimed that up to 90% of autistic children are infected with Borrelia. There is no peer viewed studies that support this claim.  Source: Fierce Autie: Quack Myth: Lyme Disease causes Autism

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Quackery Exposed: All Star Probiotics | Fierce Autie

There is a company called All-Star Nutrition that markets pro and prebiotics to treat autism. This is what they say: “We don’t listen to so-called experts that tell us there’s nothing we can do to help our kids. We are parents who never give up. we are motivated by helping our kids reach their potential […]

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Quackery Myth: Safety of HPV Vaccine | Fierce Autie

Myths: HPV Vaccine is not safe.  Fact: The HPV vaccine is safe and doesn’t contribute to any serious health issues. Any vaccine or medication can cause mild reactions. The most common is pain or redness at the injection site. Other typical side effects are :1. low-grade fever2. headache or feeling tired3. nausea4. muscle or joint […]

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Quack Exposed: Monica Leon del Rio | Fierce Autie

Monica Leon del Rio is a  Colombian attorney and a mother of a girl that was sick after the HPV vaccine. She became a central figure in the legal battles around the issue in Columbia. She vowed to fight for her daughter Alejandra, and the other girls like her, to get her help. She took […]

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Quack Exposed: Dr. Jodie A Dashore | Fierce Autie

Jodie Dashore is a clinician in autism, biotoxin illness/chronic inflammatory response syndrome, and Lyme disease. She is a member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) and a Lyme Naturopathic Clinician. She uses “all-natural protocols for helping patients with chronic and treatment-resistant Lyme Disease.” She says all her approaches are “plant-based biological approaches.” […]

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Fierce Autie: 2020 Guest Quack: Dr. Kendra Becker-Musante

Dr. Kendra Becker-Musante is an integrated physician practicing over 10 years. She is Connecticut’s “4A specialist. The four A’s are autism, asthma, allergies, and atopy/eczema. She holds a Naturopathic Doctor degree and a Masters of Science, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).  She is board certified. Before she was a naturopath, she was a pediatric ICU […]

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2020 Guest Quack: Sally Averkamp | Fierce Autie

Sally Averkamp is a gardener from Genoa, Wisconsin. She works on public gardens as a volunteer and on paid jobs. She is an editor for a book on Mosgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI). Averkamp uses biomedical treatments on her two children. She also leads a holistic healing book study at her church. She is not […]