What’s Behind the Sudden Surge in Autism? By Dr. Joseph Mercola

There is no single smoking guy, but there are sure a lot of factors that are probable candidates behind the surge in Autism. From Dr. Joseph Mercola at theburningplatform.com:

causes of autism

Story at-a-glance

  • Data suggest that 1 in 30, or 3.49%, of children ages 3 to 17 were diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in 2020
  • The rate of autism in lower-income families is higher than in higher-income families, and lower-income families tend to have higher vaccination rates than higher-income families
  • In 2010, the federal vaccine court conceded that Hannah Poling’s autism was the result of vaccinations, which “significantly aggravated an underlying mitochondrial disorder”
  • Exposure to glyphosate, mercury, lead, aluminum and other chemicals, including phthalates and air pollution, is also implicated in autism
  • Even acetaminophen, brand name Tylenol, use during pregnancy increases the risk of autism in children

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