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Prader-Willi-Syndrome

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Parental Tests?
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Inherited?
Symptoms include:
* Compulsive behavior
* Self-harm
* Aggression
* Learning disability
* Excessive hunger
* Reduced hormone production
* Obesity

Prader-Willi-Syndrome
By: Meredith Feeney
Treatment of the disorder...
Patients are given HGH (Human Growth Hormone)

Sleep issues can be treated by going to a sleep clinic.

Careful dental care.

Behavioral therapy

Environmental control

Medication
What is the current status of research?
There are no signs of cures for Prader-Willi-Syndrome, but it is still being researched.

Although there is no cure, early diagnosis and treatment will help people with this disorder have a better quality of life.
There are parental tests for this disorder
PWS is not inherited. It is a mutation caused by the deletion of chromosome 15
Click on this video for more information.
Sources:
"Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) – PWSA (USA)." PraderWilli Syndrome Association USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.
PraderWilliSyndrome. "Mayim Bialik - Prader-Willi Syndrome Associaition (USA) PSA Video." YouTube. YouTube, 10 Nov. 2015. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.
"Diagnosis & Treatment." Foundation for PraderWilli Research. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.
"Genetic Disease Foundation: Hope Through Knowledge." Genetic Disease Foundation RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.
"Is There a Cure for Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS)?" Is There a Cure for Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS)? N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Apr. 2016.
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