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Are people with autism at more risk of health problems?

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In brief: Yes

People with autism have a higher risk of several types of health problems such as seizures, gastrointestinal problems and adhd.
The communication difficulties in autism can also make it difficult for medical professionals to detect other problems such as heart burn or constipation. Many healthcare professionals receive limited training in autism.

In brief: Yes

People with autism have a higher risk of several types of health problems such as seizures, gastrointestinal problems and adhd.
The communication difficulties in autism can also make it difficult for medical professionals to detect other problems such as heart burn or constipation. Many healthcare professionals receive limited training in autism.
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