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ASD Autism - How Homeopathy Plays A Role In Treating It?

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MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Chennai  •  17 years experience
ASD Autism - How Homeopathy Plays A Role In Treating It?

Autism is a kind of disorder in which children have poor communication as well as social skills. This disorder becomes quite apparent within the initial three years of life but certain mild cases are diagnosed at the time of early schooling. There is confusion among people between what autism really means and psychiatric illness. Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD refers to a range of conditions, mainly classified as pervasive developmental. ASD includes autism, asperger syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The disorders are primarily characterized by difficulties in communication, deficits faced in social life, same old behaviours and interests in a repetitive manner.

Signs and Symptoms of ASD Autism

Some of the signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder are:

Social Skills:

  1. Makes very little or no eye contact.
  2. Shows resistance to being held or touched
  3. Gets too close when speaking to someone
  4. Language Development Abnormal use of pitch, rhythm or get stressed while speaking.
  5. Speak in an abnormally loud or quite voice.
  6. Use of short and incomplete sentences.

Behaviour

  1. Being obsessed with certain objects, ideas and desires.
  2. Get fascinated with rotation
  3. Repetitive play
  4. Attachment to objects in an unusual manner.
  5. Seeking perfection in certain areas.

How Does Homeopathy Help in Treating ASD Autism?

Homeopathy is considered to be one of the most popular alternative systems of medicine and also one of the popular alternative treatments used for autism. Generally when a patient consults a homeopath for seeking homeopathy treatment of autism, the homeopath follows the following treatment procedure:

He or she will note down the full case history of the child, which includes, his or her current medical complaints, their onset, past history, mother’s history at the time of pregnancy. The homeopath will look into the detailed family history, try and explore points of stress and certain causes behind the illness. He would assess in detail about the mental and emotional make up of the child. After all these, a homeopath would prescribe a homeopathic medicine which would cover all of the child’s ASD symptoms and conditions in the best possible manner.

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