Show#251 Social Media Question Of Week Can Raising A Severely Autistic Child have Stress levels similar to combat soldiers!!!

Monday night at 8pm, be sure to tune in for our newest episode of Hope Saves the Day on Autism Radio Tonight's Show is with your Host Paul Cimins and Tonight's Cohost Lynne Glucoft talks about there Social Media Question of the week:

A Picture of a Combat Solider we asked .

How do you feel about this picture? Would you agree that autism parents have stress levels similar to combat soldiers? How do you handle your stress? What do you do to cope? What has been the most helpful source of help for you since your child was diagnosed? doctors, relatives, friends, internet, TV, books, meditation, exercise? What has been the LEAST helpful advice that you've been given.

There was a study done on this Topic that showed a hormone associated with stress is extremely low in especially moms of severely-autistic children …consistent with people experiencing chronic stress such as soldiers in combat,” . Stress like combat soldiers?

This is the physiological residue of daily stress,” says Marsha Mailick Seltzer, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who authored the studies. “The mothers of children with high levels of behavior problems have the most pronounced physiological profile of chronic stress, but the long-term effect on their physical health is not yet known.

This was a Hot Topic this Week.

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