Tag: Autism

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Nutrilabo online blog: Autism Diets – Can Nutrition Have An Impact On Autism Risk?

The exact cause of autism is unknown, but scientists generally agree it’s a result of abnormal brain structure and function often due to genetic factors. Scientists have hypothesized that the environment, in addition to genes, may be at play, including a lack of vitamin D, lead or mercury exposure, and viral infections, though the evidence to support many of these theories is weak. Some thoeries are even wildly inaccurate, such as the idea that vaccines cause autism.

 

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Autism Spectrum Test Only Necessary For Kids With Early Signs Of Autism

Intensive therapy following early detection of an autism spectrum disorder is believed to lessen the severity of a child’s symptoms and in some cases can help mainstream a child. Yet, most children with autism are not diagnosed until age 4 or even older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If urgency is an issue, should we routinely screen all toddlers for this disorder? In a new statement, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) says more evidence is needed to recommend universal early screening for autism.

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Nutrilabo online blog: Autism Diets – Can Nutrition Have An Impact On Autism Risk?

The exact cause of autism is unknown, but scientists generally agree it’s a result of abnormal brain structure and function …

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Autism Spectrum Test Only Necessary For Kids With Early Signs Of Autism

Intensive therapy following early detection of an autism spectrum disorder is believed to lessen the severity of a child’s …

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Natural Remedy Support for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Autism-Spectrum Kids

Obsessive-compulsive behaviors or disorder is a fairly common condition among children with an autism-spectrum disorder.