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Related Problems

There are accompanying conditions that affect the appearance of autism in that person.
These situations affect the type of treatment that will suit the person and the way in which he interprets his difficulties.

 

Below are some examples of the accompanying problems.

Autism and mental health

Epidemiological studies suggest that the majority of people suffering from autism face a mental condition such as:

Attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity-ADHD
Anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder.
Sleep Disorders

A particularly common problem among children with autism, difficulty falling asleep.

Frequent and prolonged wakefulness during the night and particularly long awakening.

Feeding and/or eating problems
Most of the children on the autistic spectrum suffer from these disorders, almost half of these conditions were defined as severe.

Epilepsy

Affects one-fifth to one-third of people with autism compared to 1-2% of the general population.

Gastrointestinal disorders 
Almost 8 times higher risk of suffering from one or more chronic problems in the digestive system compared to children with normal development.
Frequent abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, constipation and even pain when passing stool.
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