Category: Medical Article – Common Medical Issues

Picky Eating and Autism

Kids with autism can be extremely selective when it comes to eating. An estimated 46–89% of children with autism spectrum disorder…

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Seizures are a significant concern in autism because of their high prevalence and association with increased mortality and morbidity among…

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Sleep Issues in ASD

Studies show that 53% percent of children with autism have at least one frequent sleep problem. Unfortunately, typical treatments are often short-lived…

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Medical Causes of Speech Issues in Autism

This article provides information about medical causes for speech issues in autism as well as treatment options. Please note: There…

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Yeast Overgrowth in Autism

Yeast overgrowth is a medical issue common to autism that can cause sleep disturbances, sensory issues, hyperactivity, picky eating, stimming,…

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Mast Cells and Autism

A mast cell is a type of white blood cell that is found in connective tissues all over the body,…

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Autism – More Than Genetics

Genetics is a complex science that is constantly evolving. Researchers continue to study the relationship between genetics and autism spectrum…

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Mold and Mycotoxins

Mold exposure can be a contributing factor to autism in some kids . This exposure can cause health concerns including allergy symptoms, fatigue, brain fog or more serious immune system issues. In addition, it is known that kids with autism have an impaired ability to detoxify, therefore, leaving them more susceptible to mold releasing mycotoxins.  

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Methyl B12 for Autism

Research has shown that Methyl B12, also known as methylcobalamin, can help relieve symptoms of autism.   In the body, B12 assists…

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Hormone Regulation in Autism

When examining the behavioral symptoms of autism, it is important to consider all possible co-occurring medical conditions. Hormone regulation plays…

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