my son age 2 is very difficult and harms himself by headbutting walks floors most every day

Jasminehayes - posted on 03/18/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )

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Hi he turned two in Feb since his 2bday he cries everyday throws himself on floor headbbutts anything over silliest things I've tried everything to Carmen him Down but get gets worse I have 3 other children never seen this behavior before he's smashed China in angor throws toys round someone suggested aghd I'm out of options can't take much more I'm crying myself thinking wat I'm doing wrong suggestions very gratefull

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Sarah - posted on 03/20/2014

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Is there a possibility that diet could be an issue? Has his diet changed since his birthday? Any new foods/ additives/ colourings? If you think this may be a possibility to there is a book called Fed Up with Food by Sue Dengate. She also has a very informative website.
Is it possible that it could be anxiety? Maybe related to something that happened around this time? (Some food intolerances may also increase anxiety)
You may find it helpful to have him assessed by an experienced psychologist or even just to chat with one to give you an idea of what the possibilities might be and maybe help work out what is going on and strategies to help.

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