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Health

My child was diagnosed with autism – what now?

When your child is diagnosed with autism it can be a life-changing moment. For most people, autism is a condition that we have heard of but either don’t know anything about or of which we have some misconceptions. Whilst a medical diagnosis can come as something of a relief because it explains your child’s actions or issues, it can easily leave you feeling very worried as you try to envisage how it will affect your child’s life. Moving on from an autism diagnosis can be daunting but it is so important to remember that you are not alone.

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Health

10 must-know kratom health benefits

Whether you’re brand new to nutritional supplements or you’ve been using them for years, you’ve likely heard of kratom.

But what is this herbal extract, and how can you benefit from using it?

In this article, we’ll walk you through ten must-know kratom health benefits. And, teach you the basics of this powerful natural compound. Keep reading to learn more!

Top 10 Kratom Health Benefits

You may be asking yourself – is kratom healthy?

This natural compound is derived from a tree native to Southeast Asia where it has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. And, proper use can …

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Health Inspiration

Potty training children with autism: difficulties and solutions

Potty training your child is often a challenging job, which gets trickier when your child has autism. However, not all autistic children are the same and their potty training difficulties also vary despite having the same overarching disorder. They can suffer a number of toileting related troubles. Such as:

  1. Withholding a bowel movement
  2. Being afraid of the toilet
  3. Fecal smearing
  4. Continuously flushing the toilet
  5. Filling the toilet with paper or other items
  6. Constipation
  7. Continued use of diapers
  8. Going other places than the toilet

However, all of these troubles can be overcome with time if handled with patience, care, support, and …

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