Prader Willi Syndrome
What causes P.W.S.?
The causes of Willi syndrome are an unsustainable appetite (eating to much)
behavior problems, poor muscle tone and lack of eye coordination
What population is affected?
both genders and all races
How is it inherited?
it can be inherited from both genders and both sides of the family.
Is there a cure?
there is no cure but treatment can help
there are certain treatments to help the disorder.
- high calorie formual to help babies gain weight
- Human growth hormone treatment
- Sex hormone therapy when the patient reaches the age of puberty
- physical therapy
Could there be a cure?
There is no cure but there could be one coming.
Could the disorder have been prevented?
The disorder could not have been prevented.