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Healing and Preventing Autism: A Complete Guide

3 Ratings: 2.3
A book by Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy-whose bestselling books Louder Than Words and Mother Warriors told the stories of healing children with autism-teams up with a preeminent autism doctor to write the first book on a remarkably effective treatment.    In … see full wiki

Author: Jenny McCarthy
Publisher: Dutton Adult
3 reviews about Healing and Preventing Autism: A Complete...
review by . May 21, 2009
The ideas and information in this book are presented as an ongoing conversation between a concerned and passionate mother (Jenny McCarthy) and her doctor (Jerry Kartzinel, M.D.). In a nutshell, the book makes two major claims (qualified but definitely asserted): (1) a "prevention" claim: that while autism may have genetic precursors it is often triggered in response to environmental conditions that can be avoided -- most notably the mercury in many of the vaccination shots that infants are given; …
review by . April 04, 2009
This book is presented primarily in an interview format of Jenny McCarthy having a discussion with Dr. Kartzinel about autism. Jenny is well-known as an actress and centerfold, and she has bravely used that notoriety to get her opportunities to share the information she has learned about causes and treatments of autism and related developmental disturbances. What Jenny and many others have learned is that "toxic overload" is a critical factor in the development of autism. The plethora of vaccines …
review by . March 28, 2009
I'd give this book five stars for discussing the critical importance of nutrition and touching on many important aspects (which the average person might not be aware of) of autism.    What concerns me is that people struggling to deal with a difficult health problem will not be aware of flaws in the science presented in this book.    For example on page 68 it states: "Magnesium should be given with calcium to enhance absorption." Apparently Dr. Kartzinel is …
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