Tag Archives: Autism Symptoms
The alteration of gene expression can negatively impact neurodevelopment significantly simply because the resulting mineral disparities caused by OP pesticides (Pb) and heavy metals (Hg) have the ability to generate and open corridors for oxidative stress within the brain.
Autism: What on Earth is going on?
In the upcoming DSM-5 psychiatric guidelines, the diagnoses of autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS) will all be combined into one diagnosis called autism spectrum disorders.
There are still many misconceptions floating around about autism, including Asperger’s syndrome, despite the fact that so much research has been performed in the last decade. There is still much to learn about autistic behavior.
The onset of puberty can be a difficult time for autistic children. Many experience more frequent and severe behavioral problems. Nearly 20% of those afflicted begin to experience seizures during puberty. This is believed to be the result of hormonal changes.
Autism Stats and Facts
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder is a rare but serious condition that afflicts two out of 100,000 children.