Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is known to affect 1 in 54 children in the United States alone. These estimates provided by the Centers For Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) have prompted the medical fraternity to seek viable treatment solutions that can improve the health condition of patients battling autism-related complications. How Can Autism Spectrum Disorder Affect Children? Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can have a debilitating impact on the basic cognitive abilities of children. The afflicted children are often known to display the following ASD-related symptoms between…Read More
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Hyperbaric Therapy for Autism: How Can HBOT Treat Children Having Muted Fear Response?
One of the most talked-about neurodevelopmental disorders, autism in children, has reportedly shown muted responses to general human feelings. Children are often credulous, and they are known to express their feelings more profoundly compared to an adult. Thus, moments of joy, anger, anxiety, or fear elicits a wide range of emotions. However, when facing a circumstance that would otherwise make a child afraid, an autistic child grows weirdly silent. As they continue to confront such situations, a series of verbal as well as non-verbal communication make way for such repetitive…Read More
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…Read More
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy : A Breakthrough Treatment for Autism
What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder And How Does It Affect Children? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or autism refers to a lifelong mental disorder which prevents a person from communicating with or relating to others effectively. Those who are affected by it, are referred to as “autistic”. This complicated neurobehavioral disorder affects the skill to verbally communicate or interact with people in social atmosphere. The degree of autism may vary from ‘mild’ to ‘severe’ among patients with autism. Although the specific causes for autism still remain a mystery, it is by…Read More