Prader Willi Syndrome

PWS

What causes P.W.S.?

The causes of Willi syndrome are an unsustainable appetite (eating to much)

Symptoms

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

Treatments

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.
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