Autism Treatment: The Components of Natural Therapy Options
Autism is a difficult disorder to treat and understand. Those with autism exhibit signs along a spectrum, and express symptoms according to their individual personalities. An autism diagnosis may be difficult to deal with, but it is important to remember there are a lot of natural and holistic treatment options that can help minimize symptoms.
The Autism Diet
Many children and adults have found that making diet changes is one of the more effective autism treatments. Many have reported reduced tiredness, aggression, and self-harming behavior in those with autism after only a few weeks on the “autism diet.”
Adding foods rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids has also been recommended as an autism treatment that can help to minimize symptoms.
Many natural therapies have proven essential for helping those with autism to manage their symptoms. Relaxation and calming techniques, combined with deep breathing are essential autism treatments, providing significant relief for both children and adults.
Many parents also provide Epsom salt baths for their children to promote relaxation, and to reduce symptoms of aggression and agitation. It can also be hugely beneficial to find a physical activity or exercise that helps to burn energy, express frustration, and promote calm in a child or adult with autism.
Many of those diagnosed with autism have difficulty sleeping, which contributes to other symptoms. They may experience trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting restful sleep. Melatonin is a natural autism treatment, in that it helps to regulate and promote healthy sleep – an absolute essential for anyone with autism.
An autism diagnosis can be initially frightening and isolating, but where medical interventions may fall short, remember there are endless natural therapy options that can assist with autism treatment.
Brain Chemistry Testing and Nutrient Therapy
Children and adults with autistic spectrum disorder should undergo special laboratory testing to evaluate them for brain chemistry imbalances. If certain vitamin, mineral and/or amino acid imbalances are found, these can be corrected. Many families and patients with autism have reported significant improvement from specifically prescribed nutrient therapy by a physician well-trained in nutritional medicine.
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When carefully and accurately prescribed by a well-trained, homeopathic doctor, homeopathic remedies can provide significant relief for autism symptoms.
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