Little is known about the sleep habits and characteristics of children with autism. The present study aimed at describing these aspects, as well as any possible associated factors. Exploring parents’ perception on their child’s insomnia problem (including its consequences for family life) using melatonin hormone in a small subgroup who were believed to have trouble sleeping due an diagnosed condition with Autism.
It was found that those individuals affected by this disorder either had longer duration or more frequent Nocturnal Wakefulness Syndrome episodes when compared against other controls despite taking medications regularly throughout childhood .

These results show that children with ASD often have trouble sleeping, and the most common complaint is insomnia. This finding suggests these kids are missing out on restful slumber because their bodies aren’t accustomed to it yet.

It was also discovered that melatonin may help ease these symptoms by acting like an natural tranquilizer without any side effects unlike prescription medications currently available on shelves today. Read More

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