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People with autism often require support and guidance throughout their lives. This is especially true when it comes to caring for their health. People with autism are at risk of developing mental and physical health issues, often as a result of sensory processing problems or difficulties with social interactions. However, you can help mitigate these […]

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Autism spectrum disorders can make it difficult for children to comprehend what is happening on all around them. A memorable experience is watching your children develop. Children with autism will experience some developmental delays, even though every individual learns at their own rate. Early signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in newborns have been observed […]

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the name for a group of related developmental disorders that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, repetitive behaviors, and restricted or stereotyped patterns of interests and activities. There are no known causes or cures for autism spectrum disorder. However, there are treatments that can help […]

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Dental health and overall health are achieved when the bacteria in the oral cavity are kept in check. Pests in the mouth mean a sick body. There are more bacteria in your mouth than people on earth. Several billion of these microorganisms romp around on teeth, gums, palate, tongue and saliva and form your oral […]

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  Eating well and exercising regularly will be a challenge for anyone. Except for those with autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disabilities, that challenge is exponentially greater. Many young men and ladies with autism and intellectual disabilities face a significantly higher risk for obesity, and every one the health complications that follow. Aside from diet […]

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Corticosteroids are a group of medications that reduce inflammation. They are used in the treatment of many inflammatory and allergic conditions. They come in many forms and have different uses. Some of these uses include treating asthma, allergies, and autoimmune diseases. Note that corticosteroids differ from steroids used by many bodybuilders. These steroids are referred […]

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Inasmuch as almost half of 10 to 17 yr-old autistic American children are overweight or obese, it’s expected they will enter adulthood as obese individuals. A study indicates that those with the most severe case of autism seem to have the greater risk of becoming an obese adult. According to Carol Curtin, Co-Director of the […]

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