When society is more and more developing, along with increasingly virtual communication, it seems that people tend to live isolated from the community. In addition, the influence of industrial lifestyle with the development of the Internet is also making autism increasing and children are susceptible to the disease most. Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them.
In general, children with autism often have problems in three key areas of development: communication skills, language and behavior. Children with severe disease condition may lose completely their ability to communicate or interact with others. So, what are the causes of Autism at children?
In the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the scientists have analyzed data of over 2 million Swedes during the period from 1982 to 2006 and the result showed that up to 50% of autistic children is hereditary.
Therefore, children in families having autistic patient are more likely to be autistic than in other families.
During pregnancy, if the mothers are in one of the following cases, the ability that their children are born with autism is 2 times higher than normal.
– To be infected with virus or suffering from some diseases such as influenza, measles, diabetes or toxemia.
– Lack of tyroxin in the thyroid gland at the 2nd or 3rd month during pregnancy.
– Use sedatives, stomach medication and duodenum without the guidance of doctor.
– Being usual stress and fatigue.
– Live in the pesticide environment during the first two months of pregnancy.
The parent’s care
There are many cases that children are very healthy when born. However, in the growing process, the lack of attention and care from their parents make them feel lonely and depressed. If this situation occurs in a long time, it will make children autistic.
Therefore, parents should pay attention and take attentive care of their young children so that they can develop normally as the others.
Treatment of autism in children is a difficult period that brings insecurity and anxiety for both parents and the child. Therefore, knowing the causes for disease prevention will be better. In fact, there is still no way to cure the disease completely, but early diagnosis and intervention can be useful to help autistic children develop better as well as improving their lives.