Autism Information Guide

Theories Say What Causes Autism

Autism is a severe brain disorder which affects the behavior of the child which changes their mental and physical progress. It hampers the cognitive behavior and also the social and communication skills. These children are prone to respiratory problems, allergies, digestive problems, epilepsy, sleeping disorders and also relapsing of viral diseases.

The causes of autism are yet a mystery and discussions are still on the factors that disturb the neurological condition that brings about autism. Regressive Autism is the most debated subject as children progress normally and all of a sudden they have defective speech and changes in behavior.

Research says there are many reasons that trigger autism. The factors that cause autism can be genetic, metabolic, poor immune system or even due to surroundings.

Information and date reveal that autism is hereditary. There are chances of 3-10% probability of having an autistic child when there is already one in the family.

Some believe that certain types of genes help in the happening of autism. But scientists are still not able to distinguish the relation between the faulty genes and autism. Although affirmations say that autism is caused due to genetic disorders the entire truth is still in question.

Some say autism is the effect of some illness or disorders happened earlier or due to some serious bacterial infections, genetic disorders or sometimes due to brain abnormality. These conditions may aggravate autism but cannot be the reason for autism as many children with the above mentioned problems are not autistic. So the belief is that autism is the result of genetic disability along with the disturbed external factors.

In olden days society made parents responsible for autism due to the belief that emotional disturbances in the initial stages of a child resulted in autism. But today theories have proved them wrong.

Medical science is till researching on autism but it is still a mystery. The cause and remedy is still in quest although studies and research is still going on the subject of autism.

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