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Can You Play Professional Football And Have Autism
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
It depends...: Children need independent play to grow and develop the imagination. While children who have difficulty socially interacting with other children is concerning for autism, just because a child is playing alone don't worry too much. Shyness is real too. Discuss your concerns with your doctor so that he or she can assess "the big picture". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MY son 6 years old he is autism, he have an bad habit in which he always hold or play with his penis and he sweat while doing this, is it normal?
13 month old daughter has started banging head on floor when frustrated. Should i be worried about autism? She plays peek a boo & gives kisses/interac
I wouldn't: Head banging is one of the many amplifications of crying used to get your attention. It works well with some and self perpetuates.If you monitor the fit with peripheral vision and wait until it stops before looking directly at or interacting with the kid, it will often stop.This is common in preverbal toddlers. Reward the kid with more attention after they stop a fit than during to end this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am concerned about autism in my 15 month old. He isn't talking yet and doesn't always respond to his name. He does laugh and play games.
Any suggestions, concerned grandparent have a 16 yo g-son weighing approx 365lbs, 6'1", (autism spectrum disorder, add, etc) does mixed martial arts w/wrestling m-w-f equalling 5 hours wkly, also plays soccer t-thu with warm up excerise plays game for app
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Weight loss in any activity depends upon several variables. The intensity and frequency of workouts (practice and games) both play a large role and will increase the energy burned as both variables increase. Simply put, if you burn more energy than you take in, you will, on aggregate, lose weight. As your fitness and endurance improve, you will become leaner, stronger and feel better and lose less. ...Read more
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