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-oxalates react with thyroid, imbed in heart tissue
-aspergillus and candida fungi make oxalates
-oxalates prevalent in urine of kids with autism
-oxalates as etio of vulvadynia, CFS, fibromyalgia (and ketoconazole cures the last two)
-foods containing most oxalates: soy and spinach
-tx for oxalate overabundance:
take calcium citrate with oxalate-rich meals to block absorption
treat fungal infx
probiotics help break down oxalates
arginine prevents deposition in tissues
"The supplement that is most helpful is vitamin B6. This costs only pennies a day and is extremely safe. I take 100 mg every single day. I recommend just the pyridoxine form. I know the type called P5P is also used but personally I don’t think you get the additional benefit by the P5P." --W Shaw
William Shaw, PhD, is Director of The Great Plains Laboratory for Health, Nutrition and Metabolism, a laboratory specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disorders of adults and children along with autism, PDD, hyperactivity, inborn errors of metabolism and adult disorders such as depression, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue.
William Shaw, Ph.D., is board certified in the fields of clinical chemistry and toxicology by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. Before he founded The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc., Dr. Shaw worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Children’s Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, and Smith Kline Laboratories. He is the author of Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD, originally published in 1998 and Autism: Beyond the Basics, published in 2009. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide.
He is the stepfather of a child with autism and has helped thousands of patients and medical practitioners to successfully improve the lives of people with autism, AD(H)D, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, bipolar disorder, chronic fatigue, depression, fibromyalgia, immune deficiencies, multiple sclerosis, OCD, Parkinson’s disease, seizure disorders, tic disorders, Tourette syndrome, and other serious conditions.
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