Asperger’s not in DSM-5 mental health manual

‘Asperger’s syndrome dropped from psychiatrists’ handbook’, is the headline in The Guardian. The news is based on a press release from the American Psychiatric...

The 30 Best Back Exercises of All Time

1. Deadlift Stand with feet hip-width apart and bend your hips back. Your grip should be just outside of your knees. Keeping a flat black,...

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Young Model with Asperger’s Speaks Up to Empower People on the Spectrum

Melissa Koole figured out when she was about 10 years old that she wasn’t quite “neurotypical.” She had a few friends with whom she...

Parents of autistic boy killed in crash call for greater awareness

The parents of Daniel Bradley, who was killed in a road crash in Maghera, have called for a greater understanding and awareness of autism...

Flying Is Hard for People on the Spectrum. This Airport Is Helping to Change...

People with autism are amazing. But a fun and relaxing family vacation at the beach may sound like a far-fetched fantasy if you have...

Photo Of Man Using Body To Shield Stranger From Vegas Shooter Went Viral, Then...

In one of the worst massacres in American history, attendees at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas were fired up by in...

Why I Let My Daughter With Down Syndrome ‘Struggle’

My daughter, Willow, was born to change the world. Sadly, I often get in the way. I see her struggle, get left behind...

‘I post photos of myself smiling on Instagram but I never have a pain-free...

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Strangers Send Thousands of Rainbow Pictures to Comfort Orphaned Autistic Boy

Losing a loved one is perhaps one of the most painful things a person can experience. For one nine-year-old autistic boy from Cohoes, New...

CDC Announces Autism Rates Have Increased… Again

The CDC has announced in a new report that autism rates are now 1 in 59. Rates have been climbing over the years, with the...

Connection Between Fibromyalgia And Vitiligo?

Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Vitiligo: A Novel Association. ABSTRACT Editor’s Note:  Vitiligo, a disease that causes the loss of skin color in blotches, can affect the skin on...
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Aspergers Teen Commits Suicide In Wales

At the age of 18, Callum Wylie attempted to take his own life. He had Asperger’s syndrome, and was in the midst of a...

BREAKING: FDA Warns Potential Neurological Problems With Flea and Tick Pills

Pet owners and veterinarians need to check their medicine cabinets, especially if their animals are being treated for fleas and ticks. What Is Recalled? An alert...

Living With Fibromyalgia And Difficulty Speaking

By Sue Jaye Fibromyalgia is a disease that has many symptoms and some of them can be confusing for people. So in case you were...

Marijuana Chewing Gum to Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain

By: Lily Jane The legalization of marijuana in many states has opened numerous perspectives and has...

FBI joins search for missing 6-year-old with autism

Authorities are searching for a 6-year-old boy with autism, who is described as nonverbal and...

Arthritis Causes, Symptoms, Home Remedies

Arthritis is one of the common concerns of adults, especially the elderly. While it does...

Fibromyalgia and the Heart Muscle – Fibro Pain or Heart Attack?

If you have ever had this experience, you will know that symptoms around fibromyalgia and...

Georgia’s Separate and Unequal Special-Education System

eth Murrell, a four-year-old boy with dreadlocks to his chin, moved with his family to...

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Extensive brain inflammation present in fibromyalgia patients, shows recent multicenter study

In both centers glial activation was found to be present at significantly higher levels in multiple brain areas in patients who had fibromyalgia than...

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17 Things People With Chronic Illness Mean When They Say ‘I’m...

By: Erin Migdol Everyone has said “I’m tired” at one point or another. But those deceptively simple words can have so many meanings. Without knowing...

Using Enzymes to Overcome Hashimoto’s

“Bad digestion is at the root of all evil,” said Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician who is considered to be the father of modern...

10 Signs Of Fibromyalgia To Never Ignore

“Fibromyalgia, also known as fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a chronic condition that characteristically causes pain all over the body, including muscle and joint pain,...

Could Nickel Be The Root Cause Of Your Thyroid Symptoms?

Hashimoto’s can be exacerbated by or caused by a variety of triggers (or root causes, as I like to call them). The root causes...