Study Shows High Anxiety Levels in Young Autistic Children

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Young autistic children may find difficult to adapt to regular social activities like other normal children particularly at their school, where there is an increased risk of being oppressed by other students. But there are certain autistic children who have their own strategies to deal with the autistic spectrum and manage the situation better. This makes it difficult for teachers to differentiate those children and also to find the anxiety levels in young autistic children. When these children try to appear normal, that activity requires a lot of energy and…

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Social Behavior in Autistic Children Restored with Brain Stimulation

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According to new research, neuromodulation can be one of the ways to manage autism spectrum disorder. As per research, the right Crus I (RCrusI) has a significant role to play as far as autism is concerned. This area is not just for co-ordinating movements, but it also affects ASD behaviour. After lots of research, it has been found that any issues with this area can lead to social impairment. According to Dr Peter Tsai, this finding is very important and that though one cannot change the genetic combination of the…

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4 Key Questions About Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) has gained wide popularity as a treatment for a number of medical conditions. It has also been used as an alternative treatment for several health conditions where conventional medicine has been unable to provide any significant benefits. HBOT involves breathing of 100% oxygen within a chamber, called hyperbaric chamber, in which the atmospheric pressure is controlled and increased. Normally, oxygen transportation within the body takes place through red blood cells.  With Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, oxygen dissolves in all fluids of the body, fluids of central nervous…

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A Few Tips to Make This Halloween Memorable for Children with Autism

Few Tips to Make This Halloween Memorable for Children with Autism

Halloween is here! This is the time when every child dresses up and heads towards their neighborhood in hope of a treat.However, this festive time poses a great challenge to the parents who have kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Most of the autistic children do not like things which are out of ordinary, like dressing up for school parties in an odd manner, and trick-or-treating. How should parents handle this situation? Let’s try to find a perfect solution to address this issue. Psychiatrists and Autism experts have suggested that…

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Larry King to be Honored for Autism Advocacy

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Larry King, the famous American radio and television host, will be acknowledged for his immense contribution in the advocacy of autism on the 11th of November 2017 at the D.R.E.A.M gala 2017 of Autism Movement Therapy. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name given to a group of similar neurodevelopmental conditions that impact the nervous system. The disorder impairs social and communication skills and is characterized by repetitive behavior. ‘Autism’ was first used by a Swiss psychiatrist known as Eugen Bleuler in the year 1911. He used this term while…

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Folic Acid may Reduce Autism Risk in Newborn

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The latest study, by the Environmental Health Perspectives, has indicated that mothers can reduce the risk of pesticide-related autism by consuming recommended-doses of folic acid during conception and early stages of pregnancy. Pregnancy is one of the most anticipated phases in a woman’s life! The transformation is dramatic, with expectant mothers undergoing physical, emotional and psychological changes. The experience often changes a woman’s view of life and makes her feel responsible for her body, and the health of the child in her womb. In order to ensure a safe pregnancy…

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Do Fidget Spinners Really Aid in Reducing Anxiety and ADHD? Experts Are Dubious

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You must have heard a lot about fidget spinners by now. These are simple toys with small blades, which whirl in speed. The latest Internet buzz on fidget spinners talks about its theraputic benefits on people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism. The surprising fact is no one even knew about fidget spinners six months back. It’s since December when Forbes designate them as “office toys,” they start getting popular. Aren’t you excited to know do fidget spinners really have healing benefits? When Was Fidget Spinner First Invented?…

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Research Links Obesity with Autism

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Obesity is more prevalent among autistic children during adolescence in comparison to those without it, according to a study carried out by a team of researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine. The researchers are of the same opinion on the fact that ASD could have significant health consequences for a child in the long run. To the already known facts about autism, the study adds that while there is a possibility of the figures of obesity showing a downward trend in adolescence in case of children who haven’t been…

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Medical Cannabis for Autistic Children can soon be a Reality

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Over the years, autism has emerged as a challenge to the mental well being of children in the United States. Increasing cases pertaining to the diagnosis of children with autism has prompted the concerned department of the country to take effective steps subsequently in order to meet the challenge. In line with the efforts to normalize the lives of autistic patients, the Minnesota Department of Health is considering the possibility of putting autism on the list of conditions wherein medical cannabis can be prescribed to the patients, according to a…

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New Evidence Links Brain Mutation With Autism and Other Disorders

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The findings published in “Nature Communications” on July 15, 2015, show the degree to which a mutation connected with epilepsy and autism plays a role in the impairment of a brain’s biochemical process. The researchers at University of Bristol led the study, which may offer a new target for the treatment of neurological diseases. The brain has a huge number of neurons that communicate through releasing chemicals at specific connections known as synapses. For every nerve cell, a thousand synaptic connections are possible with a hundred other neurons. Synapsin 1a,…

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