With the growing awareness on autisms, there has been more attention on some medications like the Tylenol. This is a common over the counter medication that you will find in most of the household drawers. Recently, there are claims that there is s correlation between this very common drug, which is surprising, and the autisms although this doesn’t mean causation.
Most people experience various aches and pains when pregnant and Tylenol is one of the major drugs that they take for this. There are researchers that say this can cause autisms, while most of the tend to disagree.
Mostly, the connections are based on the acetaminophen side effects, which is something that you will find in most of the pain killers. Studies have shown that the consecutive use of the Tylenol risk factor of getting the autism and ADHD. Relative risk means that something, between the two experimental groups, could happen, and nothing to do with the finding the odd. The direct relation could have been shown un all these studies, there could have been immediate recall action on the Tylenol. There are a whole lot of the mitigating factors like substance abuse, smoking, poor diets, and trauma, not to mention inherited condition that these studies couldn’t account for. There are also serious ailments and the fever that can also affect the unborn child.
Pregnant women should be careful with the painkillers that they use because the pain comes with the inflammation and the more of the inflammatory eicosanoids and cytokines that they have the more the chance the fetus will have issues. If you still have issues with the Tylenol then you should discuss other alternative options with your doctor. Studies have shown actual relation between the genetic factor, brain abnormalities at birth, relationship between the mother who’ve contracted German measles in the past, and the age too with the older ones being at higher risk are the major cause of autism. A good diet is one of the ways that you can make sure that you get a healthy baby, and remembered to stick to the anti-inflammatory one, alcohol and drugs, sugary snacks. Last but not least, you should see your doctor ion a regular bases and discuss any issues that you may notice.