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Autism And Staring In Space
Hi i'm currently 6 months pregnant, and i'm not sure of immunization. I keep reading that they are linked to autism. Should i space them out.
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more
I often find myself blankly staring of into space, my mind is blank when I do and I don't notice I am doing it until afterwards. Why is this?
Can serotonine imbalance cause you to stare blankly into space more often?Other causes of staring much more often in otherwise a healthy 25y.O. Person
Not serotonin : Staring off into space is a cardinal symptom of adhd. But it can also happen for many other reasons, including auditory deficiencies, learning disabilities, seizures, disinterest, depression, boredom, but not because of a serotonin imbalance (unless you call depression a serotonin imbalance). Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Hello my girls is 7 an is just started being moody will cry over anything .. Tired .. Staring into space ... Not participating at school .. Forgetting what you just asked her all sorts of things what can I do to help her?
I have juvenile myoclonic epilepsy but I often find myself staring off into space as well. Is that common with JME or not?
I have suspected absence seziures, episodes of staring into space, deja vu before and memory loss after. Could this be serious like a brain tumour?
Can some seizures cause staring into space, tachycardia, tightness in head and dim vision but no severe shaking?
Seizures : Seizures at times can present as non epileptic in nature . Would see a neurologist to be sure ...Read more
No: Autism is a label used for a pattern of behavioral, social and learning issues that arise from a poorly defined origin. Supportive care helps the kid over his/her lifetime and most see some improvement. However, no one treatment or group of treatments will cure this process.Ongoing research should help us understand what helps the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your PCP first.: Have your pcp refer you to a psychiatrist or psychologist to evaluate the autism then go to the social security office and apply for disability. You can get an application on line. You can contact the social security office and get help from their staff on how to fill the appropriate forms. Once the forms are submitted, they will let you you know if he is qualified ...Read more
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