Autism Spectrum Dissorder
Autism is a complex developmental disorder where kids suffer from poor
or complete lack of communication skills, poor or complete lack of eye
contact, poor socializing capacity, being lost in their own world and repetitive
Autistic children tend to suffer from many physical conditions like frequent
infections, constipation or Diarrhea as well, because of error in metabolic
pathways and mal-absorption, various deficiencies tend to be common in
Autism along with Asperger’s syndrome and PDD- NOS forms a spectrum
called ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorders.
In Aspergers there is restricted and stereo type behavior with
motor clumsiness but no delay in communication and cognitive development.
It is likely to be due to Genetic reasons like Autism where brain mapping
shows non specific structural differences when compared to normal kids.
PDD-NOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder) : Even though symptoms
seem related they are milder than Autism and some are present and some
of the typical Autistic symptoms are absent.
There are various possible causes observed for these diseases but nothing
is established as yet. Some of the more accepted ones are as follows:
- Genetic : So far the most probable cause, resulting in neural defect
during development process.
- Teratogenic agents taken before first eight week of conception.
- Thimerosal in childhood Vaccines (These kids have Poor capacity to
excrete Mercury ) and MMR vaccines (Measles virus from the vaccine ).
Though there is oblique reference to them as causative agents these are
not scientifically validated as yet.
- Autoimmune disorder of Gut, Parasitic and Yeast infection causing Leaking
Gut have been found in these kids. They appear to be more maintaining
factors rather than causing agents.
It in one thing to know about a disease and talk volumes and theorize
but from a parents perspective it is the solution that matters most.
Homeopathy : works on the principles of "Likes Cure Likes".
This is exactly like vaccines where a low potency virus when injected in
body gives you protection from the same virus when encountered. We have
thousands of remedies in Homeopathy prepared from various material and
are capable of producing various kind of immune response which can be used
for treating any disorder.
Autism treatment has to be holistic covering all aspects.
Broadly it can be done as follows.
- Speech & Behavioral therapy : one must continue to engage the
kids with quality speech and behavioral therapy as these kids lack the
ability to learn spontaneously..
- Supplements and detoxification of body. Since they suffer from deficiencies
they will regularly need supplement. In fact because in some kids there
is excess gut permeability causing "Leaky Gut". These kids
show significant improvement when we remove "Gluten" and "Casein" from
their diet. What is now popular as "GFCF" diet.
- Finally, treatment with Homeopathic medicines. It is described in detail
Using Homeopathy we can effect changes under following categories.
- Brain : Improving the blood supply and aiding in development of nervous
tissues by using low potency remedies which have affinity towards nervous
- Treating individual behavioral symptoms by using Homeopathic remedy
like Tarentula, Hyoscymus etc.
- Treating recurrent infections – HomoeopathIc remedies like Carcinosin,
Morbilinum, Tuberculinum etc.
- Improving endocrinal functions.
- Treating illnesses like Dysbiosis, Mal-absorption, Mal-digestion, Colicky
pain, Leaky Gut, Constipation, Diarrhea, Irregular Appetite, Food Allergies
(Wheat, Sugar, and Cow's milk) by using Homeopathic Bowel nosodes with
Pre & Probiotics.
- Controlling various deficiencies by supplements.
- Detoxification : Using Low potency Homeopathy can help in reducing
the toxic load.
- For Example medicine like Cardus Marinus Pentarkan helps in improving
Liver functioning in people with sluggish and hypo-functioning Liver.
Azardica Indica for general detoxification etc.
Homeopathy applied correctly with continuous Speech and Behaviour therapy
can definitely help Autistic children in a big way.
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