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As of right now, there is no known cure for Prader-Willi Syndrome.
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How do you prevent prader willi syndrome?

There are no guidelines for preventing Prader-Willi syndrome. Prader-Willi Syndrome is a result of a genetic "error" that occurs at conception therefore there is nothing that

Life with Prader-Willi syndrome?

Life with Prader-Willi can be a difficult ride. Individuals with prader willi have a hard time ever feeling full. One of the scariest things is that someone with prader willi

Is Prader-Willi Syndrome Inherited?

Generally speaking, Prader-Willi Syndrome is not inherited. It is a random error/mutation to the 15th chromosome that occurs at conception. In around 70% of the cases, the mut

Can Prader-willi syndrome be inherited?

Prader-willi syndrome occurs due to genetic mutation, it is believed that parents with a genetic abnormality, uneffected by the syndrome, pass the mutation to their children.

How does prader- willi syndrome occur?

It is genetically mediated. (You can't catch it.) Obesity, in this syndrome, is difficult to treat. Chromosome 15 is affected.

How is Prader-Willi syndrome diagnosed?

If the physical characteristics are present genetic testing from a blood sample, for PWS is performed, including methylation testing and karyotyping.

What is the treatment for Prader-Willi syndrome?

No cure yet. Therapies to improve muscle tone and feeding techniques to improve weight gain. Strict control of food intake to prevent obesity (growth hormone therapy improves

Do boys have prader-willi syndrome?

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Why is the Prader-willi syndrome recessive?

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