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Aspergers Toddlers Sleep Issues
Asperger's syndrome is a developmental disorder affecting a person's ability to socialize and communicate effectively. Common symptoms include unusual nonverbal communication, not being sensitive of others' feelings, having difficulty understanding humor, and speaking ...Read more
A bookshelf was delivered for my 7 yo Aspergers son. It smells strongly of varnish. Is it safe for him to sleep upstairs with the fumes downstairs?
Bi-polar, aspergers. Huge weight gain last 6 months. Taken of sleeping aids. Therapist/nuitritionist suggest k2 & calm for sleep.
Psychiatric review: Before running down the sleep supplement route when on medication is it always wise to talk to the prescribing psychiatrist - some supplements can be problematic depending on your meds - and too many cooks spoil the broth. Some psychiatric meds can cause weight gain - this should all be reviewed medically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where can I get tested for aspergers? I have had issues since little, never tested for aspergers but am realizing I have all the signs. I'm concerned
I have a lot of ptsd/anxiety issues and I have asperger's syndrome. I need a colonoscopy. Is that something that can be done in the or and under general anesthesia?
Talk with drs: Have a pre procedural visit with your doctor explaining your conditions. All medical procedures presume healthy mental status and mood. If you are at all unsure or uncertain, most doctors will make time to talk with you in detail about the procedure or collaborate with other doctors (psychologists and psychiatrists) to make the procedure clear and less anxiety provoking to the patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a 23 year old female with OCD and aspergers I have previously had 2 stomach ulcers and suffer from heartburn daily could these issues be related?
Depends on age: Testing for these disorders involves a combination of questions to parents and teachers plus some direct psychological assessment of the child or adult. There are no established laboratory tests for making the diagnosis. Some of the questions are easy to misunderstand or overinterpret, so it it important to work with someone with experience in diagnosing autism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes but...: A person with high functioning autistic spectrum disorders can feel romantic notions like any body eles but the level of emotional energy required to maintain a relationship can be exhausting for them and they have to work harder on their ability to continue to show emotions and communicate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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