By :shane Hoffman
Kids get progeria they look really old, progeria is a disease that causes rapid aging in children. It starts when the kid is very little, and is fatal.
Some symptoms are growth failure during the first year of life and baldness.
Daily life is very hard for these kids, they can have heart attacks and strokes. They can't move around much.
Life expectancy is very short, they live to teens or 20's
What causes progeria
A mutation in the cells and the first chromosome called LMNA is what causes the disease.
A treatment for this disease is rapaycin, it makes the kids live a little longer. Anther treatment is going to a chiropractor, it helps with there back.
Adalia rose has progeria, and she is famous for it.