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Autism Is Hard To Treat Due To Its
Various reasons: Indeed the mystery of fibro & good therapy. Rational therapy requires understanding of true cause. IMO researchers chasing fibro secondary effects as if causal. fMRI brain changes, reactive substances, lymphokines, & temp. changes likely secondary. Causal insight is fibro & Hypermobility Syndrome relationship. Injured hypermobile pelvis causes posture changes & chronically pained soft tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more
What causes laryngitis and how can you treat it. Is it possible that its a viral and has to work its way out?
Infection and yes: An infection, usually viral or bacterial can irritate and inflame your voice box (laryngitis). Viruses are common and may need to be "worked out" over time with resting your voice, keeping your "fluids up" and using throat sprays or mild otc pain meds as needed to alleviate any pain, etc. ...Read more
How can doctors determine the cause of a 'mild' intellectual disability? Will it make it easier to discover the cause if it is hereditary?
Rarely: Most people with learning disabilities or relatively low IQ's will not have any detectable cause. There can be genetic influences, which are strong with specific learning disabilities, ADD or ADHD.A history of maternal alcohol abuse during pregnancy, lead poisoning or infections during pregnancy are suggestive but their impact hard to quantify. A strong family history of problems does suggest it ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I find it increasingly difficult to exercise. Is it true that the body can become resistant to adrenaline? What is it a hat can be done to reverse it
Variety: The body does not become resistant to "adrenaline" however, thecan get "used to" a workout with the same routine seemingly producing less results. Maybe time to mix it up. Interval training is a great way to energize your workout without requiring significantly more time. Consider walk/jog program for beginner or speed work/ hill repeats for experienced. Spice up routine with a new class. ...Read more
What is chronic lacune? Have chronic lacune is outer skull of 4mm. What could be its impact and how easy or difficult is it to cure?
Lacunar stroke?: The term lacuna describes a small infarct or cavity in the brain that develops after resorption of necrotic tissue from an infarcted area a lacuna occurs from arterial insufficiency in the distribution of a penetrating branch of a large cerebral artery. This is not likely to either progress or regress, and if it has not created symptoms yet, will probably not. But risk of future stroke exists. ...Read more
What is the best way to treat psoriasis? And dose it really that there is no medicine to cure it yet? Please answer it ! ? !
Anxiety vs. Cardiac: If you are having the above symptoms, chestpain, palpitations, its always best to get thoroughly evaluated either by your doctor or through the ER. The above symptoms can very well be related to a Cardiac event. High stress increases the probability of Heart attacks and strokes. ...Read more
Not hard: Pneumocystis can be readily diagnosed via a number of lab techniques on a sputum specimen. This is includes a test called direct fluorescence antibody test when the sputum is exposed to an antibody (protein) that can stick to the pcp fungus, or by observing the fungus under the microscope via other special stains. All this requires and adequate specimen often obtained with bronchoscopy, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calprotectin in stool analysis is 112.5 whn normal is 50. What causes that, how to treat it &what food to eat to avoid that? Is that colon infection?
It suggests presence: Or propensity to develop inflammatory bowel disease/ibd - crohns dse and ulcerative colitis. Discuss with your GI dr in details or read more info online (pls check link below ) certain genetic or environmental factors can contribute to these conditions. No particular diet is advised so it's observation on the food that triggers them is the key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: You need a therapist and possibly a psychiatrist if you need medicines. If there is something wrong with say your thyroid that is causing your depression then fixing your thyroid will help but you still may need some counseling and depression medicine while they are working on your thyroid. ...Read more
Developmental dis. : It is a neurodevelopmental disorder that falls under the category of pervasive developmental disorders. It's affects can be severe to mild which will impact when it is first recognized and diagnosed. There are usually deficits in speech/ language, sensory integration, social interactions and cognitive processing. Early diagnosis and therapeutic intervention is key to improving outcomes. ...Read more
Thyroid disease: Left untreated both hyperthyroidism (over active) and hypothyroidism (under active) can have severe consequences. Testing for thyroid disease is straight forward and simple. If you are concerned that you may have thyroid disease you should see your Health Care Provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends if better: Stopping meds before you are all better for at least 6-12 months can be difficult. Your brain hasn't healed and withdrawal sx are combined with relapse. More than half of my patients relapse off meds even after full recovery. By the 3rd time relapse is 90% off meds. Think of it as insurance to prevent relapse. You treat hypertension and diabetes indefinitely and they don't make you feel so bad. ...Read more
Hi .What is lupus disease? Is it dangerous? How can we fight it and is there a way to recover from it?
The answer: Here's a good overview of lupus that should answer your questions: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001471/. ...Read more
What is cellulitis? How it causes? Need to avoid any food to prevent it become worse? How to treat it?
What's the cause: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to cope with seborrheic eczema, I have seen 3-4 different doctors here in Turkey, they say it is not possible to cure it today.. is it correct?
How do we know whether the eye is red due to dryness or if due ti inflammation. I am sure it is not due to irritation?
Red eye: The best way is to see an ophthalmologist to diagnose the problem & give you the proper treatment. Good luck ...Read more
Hmmm.....: Rather than "getting rid of your autism" you may be better served by seeking the help of a life coach. This life coach can help you learn strategies for managing your day to day in the so-called "typical world" making life less stressful. As the father of a teenager with autism, i want to empower you to embrace your autism & work with it, not against it. Use your talents & gifts to move forward. ...Read more
Intensive therapy: Starting as early as possible intensive therapy such as ABA (applied behavioral analisis) has the best success rate for maximizing skills. A team approach is required. ...Read more
YES!: See a true expert for multi-dimensional care. Autism manifests in various forms, probably has various causes, & is extremely complex to treat. Behavioral & social interventions are important, & increasingly psychoactive meds play an important role. These meds need be carefully selected & titrated for the individual, possibly addressing such features as anxiety, anger, mood, hyperactivity, etc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Two questions: what are the likes and differences between aspergers and autism? And, how is each treated?
A wide range: Autism creates so many types of problems that many specialists may be needed, including speech and language therapists, behavioral therapists, teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists, and psychiatrists. There is no true cure for the disorder, so treatments usually focus on fostering developing of delayed skills and minimizing behavioral problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An expert in Autism: Behavioral pediatricians & child psychiatrists are the most likely specialists to provide ongoing care; also some child neurologists. More importantly, the md must have much experience & a great commitment to serving autistic patients. Autism is very complex. The md needs an intimate professional longterm relationship w/ the fam & should guide the ed, behav & social interventions as well as meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age : Treatment of autism spectrum disorders can change emphasis at different ages, pt and ot may be helpful for CP and depending on the features and severity of autism psychological treatments, psychiatric medications, speech and language therapy, social skills therapy etc. Focus may depend on what r the most disabiliting symptoms in terms of setting priorities. Start with good assessment. ...Read more
Medication if Needed: There are several medications that can be helpful for tics, and you would want to disucss this with your physician. However, tics often come and go on their own, so it is often helpful to watch for a period of time to see how much of a problem the tics are causing, especially in social settings. Also, if the person is on meds, you need to consider whether those meds might be causing the tics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do not try this!!: The fda’s july warning says: that mixing the 28 percent sodium chlorite solution with an acid such as citrus juice. Produces chlorine dioxide, a potent bleach used for stripping textiles and industrial water treatment. Don't give yourself or your children a bleach solution to drink. Do not try this 'at home cure'. There is zero research on it and for good reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but creative: Since actual changes in size & density of neurons ( nerve cells), disruptions in connections between nerve cells and number of connections have been found in parts of the brain that process emotions ((e.g., hippocampus) & in the cerebellum, changing the electrical impulses would probably not correct function. Keep thinking, though. Intensive, repetitive behavioral & educational therapy does help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Yes. I am not a dan specialist and through the years have found that there are many nontraditional ways to improve the symptoms of add and autism. I have had tremendous success. Basic things like altering diet, homeopathy, and chinese medicine have had a hugely positive impact on my patients. Some of these ideas are found in my book common sense pediatrics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are methods to treat anxiety and physical tics such as handbitting and headbanging in adults with autism?
It can happen: Autistical adults can still demonstrate symptoms they in childhood. ...Read more
I've got a hard time talking to people due to my autism. What are some facial rules and gesture rules to remember?
Speech Therapy: I would recommend that you consult with a speech and language pathologist who has experience in treating persons with autism. They can teach you some social skills by learning to ready the social cues in people's facial expression and their tone of voice, etc. There are even software programs to help with this as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Did you hear about autism parents flocking to colorado for cannibis oil to treat their children having seziures?
Although studies on : efficacy & safety have barely begun, parents of children with intractable epilepsy, with or without Autism, have purchased CBD oil in Colorado. Since medical marijuana is now legal in Nevada, affected families don't have to leave home. My hometown has always promoted cohort situational behaviors in visitors, leaving the visitors feeling slightly naughty & happy & us with no state income tax. ...Read more
I get migraines daily use excedrine to treat them I am asthmatic and seizure ADHD Asperger autism and want to try mild hbot is that safe for asthmatic?
Daily migraines: I'm not sure what hbot is. Perhaps hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Regardless, person to ask about safety of some proposed medication/treatment/surgery as it applies to you is person suggesting it for you. In other words, ask whoever is going to provide you w/hbot what they know w/regards to use in asthma. In meantime, check out http://goo.Gl/b4ay9 for options for (non)prescription migraine prevention. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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