Methylation in autism

Biomedical treatment relies heavily on methylation biochemistry for its success.  Some of you may be familiar with methylation and the role it plays in autism, ADHD and Down Syndrome.  For some, methylation may be a new term.  The important thing to know is that if you have a child with suspected or diagnosed autism spectrum disorder, you need to be helping to repair their methylation cycle in as many ways as possible.  Are you currently giving  your child B12 injections?   If so, you are supporting methylation but there a dozens of ways for you to add to the methyl B12 injection benefit.  So come take a roller coaster ride with me through the ups and downs  and loopty loops of methylation..


Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Methyl B12 for Children with Autism

Abstract Objective: Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have been reported to have reduced ability to methylate DNA and elevated markers of oxidative stress. We sought to determine if methyl B12, a key metabolic cofactor for cellular methylation reactions and antioxidant defense, could improve symptoms of ASD. Methods: A total of 57 children with ASD…

Small study finds B12 injections ease autism symptoms in some children

Carefully controlled study provides evidence that methyl B12 can ease autism in a subgroup of children with the disorder March 23, 2016 In a small but carefully controlled study, regular injections of methyl B12 produced an overall improvement in autism symptoms in some children who have the disorder. The researchers found that the behavior improvement…