Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Right before our eyes...

So much looking for the forest, by observing the veins in the leaves of the trees.  Hey, it's easy to do.

My son is adopted.  At age 12, he was tested for low thyroid function.  His feet were always freezing.  Turns out, he was hypothyroid.  When we met his birth mother at his age 18, turns out, she also figured out she was hypothyroid, and had been medicating for it, for years.  I don't know her status at the time of her pregnancy with my son.  It doesn't change anything. 

http://www.ceecis.org/iodine/04a_consequences/01_preg/Pop_Clin%20Endocrinol%201999.pdf



7 comments:

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17651757

maternal antibodies...15 years ago it was said mothers of autistic children were more likely to have some sort of autoimmune disease. It's hard to imagine where science is going now.

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=485932

Table 3. For most autoimmune disease the amount among controls was about = to amount amount case, ie, if there were 400 case and about 2000 controls.One would expect to see a 1/5 the amount among case numbers. But they over-represented in all areas, except thyroid disorder.In addition, women who were asymptomatic or experienced only mild symptoms during the study period may not have had their conditions diagnosed.(... Evaluations using biologic markers of immune function may be required to identify this larger pool of women with primarily subclinical conditions....) This work made reference to this study http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14595086 re: PDD and Hashimotos.

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-7610.1992.tb00889.x/abstract?deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=&userIsAuthenticated=false Gillberg of Sweden...hypothyroidism at birth, hypothyroid mother.

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15554886 The sequelae of untreated maternal hypothyroidism. The mean and s.d. of IQs of the children of the 124 control and of the 14 treated hypothyroid mothers were significantly higher than those of the children of the 48 untreated hypothyroid women. More than twice as many children of the untreated mothers had IQs of >1 s.d. below the control mean, and four times as many of the children had IQs 2 s.d. below the control mean, as did the children of the controls. A comparison of the mean hormonal values of the treated and untreated mothers at 17 weeks showed no significant difference in any of the biochemical markers. We surmise that the circulating level of thyroxine was normal in the treated mothers at a critical time before 17 weeks' gestation, but by 17 weeks it was insufficient to meet the growing demands of pregnancy.

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4036890 this study observed relatively large increases in the CP rate in association with maternal mental retardation, seizure disorders, hyperthyroidism, or with the administration of thyroid hormone and estrogen in pregnancy.

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://vimeo.com/71916860
Dr. Gustavo Roman severe hypothyroximemia and Autism symptoms.

http://vimeo.com/72004593

8-14-2013 video's about 6 days old, 14 watches. Seems to be a viral story that severe lack of iodine can increase chances for autism nearly 4x's.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17651757 2007 study, including endocrine disrupters.

http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/08/13/5111309/autism-four-times-likelier-when.html the original article. This on the UK herald, but seems to be going viral.

Thanks to @MickConnellyASD on twitter.

usethebrains godgiveyou said...

http://www.thyroid.org/thyroid-physicians-professionals/thyroid-disease-information/clinical-thyroidology/november-2013-volume-25-issue-11/clin-thyroidol-201325252-253/


Paul Whiteley ‏@PaulWhiteleyPhD 1h

Maternal Hypothyroxinemia Associated with Offspring Autism http://www.thyroid.org/thyroid-physicians-professionals/thyroid-disease-information/clinical-thyroidology/november-2013-volume-25-issue-11/clin-thyroidol-201325252-253/ … Posts: http://questioning-answers.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/induced-labour-maternal-thyroid-hormone-autism-risk.html … & http://questioning-answers.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/iodine-deficiency-and-autism.html …