Parents and caregivers are crediting the process of chelation with curing their son of autism. He went from not responding to his parents and continually spinning himself in circles, to talking and responding like a normal child.
Chelation is a common treatment for lead poisoning that’s been around for decades. The idea was to eliminate the mercury in the boy’s body. NBC TV-11 in San Francisco reported:
Some parents say chelation is bringing about dramatic change… Josh Shoemaker, almost 4, is not his old self, his parents are happy to say.Angie Shoemaker, Josh’s mom, says, “It’s just not even comparable. He’s just not the same child.