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Can Msg Cause Autism
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
No: Although it is likely that environmental exposures have contributed to the recent rise in autism, there is no credible evidence that the MMR vaccine has caused or contributed to increased autism. The study that first raised the concern has now been discredited as fraudulent. Autism is more common in babies born near superfund sites or with high levels of organophosphate pesticides. ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
No: The british doctor who created this entire controversy has admitted the entire thing was a hoax and that he falsified the data. Vaccines are safe and effective and help to save lives and minimize debilities due to overwhelming infections. They do not cause autism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly.: If so, this would account for a small minority of cases. ...Read more
Antenatal factors : Some syndromes cause autistic spectrum disorder & intellectual disability. Chromosomal microarrays find genetic errors in ~15% of kids with ASD. Maternal low folate (folic acid) levels at conception, rubella, "flu", obesity, advanced age & alcohol/drug use from 3 wks.post-conception-term are some epigenetic factors that alter function, but not structure or sequence, of fetal genes & increase risk of ASD. ...Read more
Can glutamate sensitivity be genetic? Both myself and my children have problems with foods all high in glutamates. ..causing seizures,ADD,diarrhoea
No: Research shows that the potential for having an autism spectrum disorder is determined before birth. Environmental influences that change the expression, but not the configuration, of genes are called " epigenetic." the mindinstitute.Org has the best balanced information on vaccines and autism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Serotonin Syndrome cause migraines? Can it cause migraine aura?
Can psuedoephedrine overdose induce it>?
Unlikely: confusion, headache not migraines, muscle twitching, agitation, dilated pupils, changes in your bp and temperature, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shivering, heavy sweating are all possible symptoms for serotonin syndrome. It is commonly caused by interactions between an antidepressant that is an SSRI or SNRI and another medication that effects serotonin--ex. Cough med or pain med etc not sudafed ...Read more
In some, yes it does: Yes, high sugar intake can genuinely affect some kids this way. If your child is having this kind of trouble, it's worth it to see if staying away from sugar as much as possible, might help. You can also take him or her for an evaluation by a pediatrician -- especially a behavioral pediatrician, or child psychiatrist or psychologist. ...Read more
Autism: Absolutely.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 ...Read more
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