Prader-Willi syndrome is a complex neurobehavioral genetic disorder resulting in low muscle tone, incomplete sexual development, hyperphagia and poor metabolic function. Other factors that may cause difficulties include adverse reactions to medications, high pain tolerance, gastro-intestinal and respiratory issues. Severe medical complications can develop rapidly in individuals with PWS.

Some key medical issues are in our booklet MEDICAL ALERTS for parents and professionals. Please call (941) 312 - 0400 to request a hard copy of this booklet.


 

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