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Need to know about fragile x syndrome? What is fragile x syndrom?

Need to know about fragile x syndrome? What is fragile x syndrom?

Male dominated: The fragile x is named for a non staining region on the long arm of an x containing useless genetic material that results in mental impairment & physical changes(if you only have 1 x:males).The females usually show few if any features due to protection by a normal x, but not always & have a 50% chance of passing the fragile x to any offspring. This is a male dominated form of mental impair ...Read more

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What are the tests for syndrome x (cardiac)?

What are the tests for syndrome x (cardiac)?

Many.: You need to look at and control lipids and hbp. First, most have an apple build, ie. Carry weight on the torso, rather than buttocks and extremities. Family hx of hbp, cholesterol problems, diabetes 2, and ASHD or mi, especially if strong. I obtain fasting lipids, insulin, hgba1c. A lipid profile suggesting syndrome x is high triglycerides and low hdl. Ldl may be low becasue of high tgs. ...Read more

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What are the tests for syndrome x (metabolic)?

What are the tests for syndrome x (metabolic)?

Many. Family Hx 1st.: First, most have an apple build, ie. Carry weight on the torso, rather than buttocks and extremities. Family hx of hbp, cholesterol problems, diabetes 2, and ASHD or mi, especially if strong. I obtain fasting lipids, insulin, hgba1c, and in females, free and total testosterone. The latter, since pcos is common. A lipid profile that suggests Insulin resistance is high triglycerides and low hdl. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with dysmetabolic syndrome x - what is the absolute best diet to be on - i cannot lose weight! help!

I have been diagnosed with dysmetabolic syndrome x - what is the absolute best diet to be on - i cannot lose weight! help!

Reduce calories: See a bariatrician. Frequent small meals, low glycemic index carbs, lean meat, lots of veges and sometimes apetite suppresses and management psychological/mental health issues. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with dysmetabolic syndrome x and am still having problems losing weight - what kind of diet/food is best? Help!

Difficult: I have the same problem. So do 100 million americans. You are not alone. Here's a link that can give you some guidance but there's no easy solution. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/mayo-clinic-diet/my01646. ...Read more

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How can I beat syndrome x (insulin resistance) through diet?

How can I beat syndrome x (insulin resistance) through diet?

Low carbs: The most successful diet for people with insulin resistance is low carb/low starch diet (South Beach, Zone diet). Any diet that promotes weight loss will help lower insulin resistance. Exercise is also essential to help lose weight and keep it off. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can beat syndrome x (insulin resistance) through diet?

Can i tell me how i can beat syndrome x (insulin resistance) through diet?

Diet and exercise: Some of this is genetic, but you can minimize the genetics with diet, aimed at keeping your weight down, and exericise, as much as you can. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I am a carrier of fragile x will my son have higher chances of down syndrome?

Can you tell me if I am a carrier of fragile x will my son have higher chances of down syndrome?

No, risk of both: If you or dad have a blood relative with Down, your risk at delivery is 1%. if none, at 37 the risk at term is 1/226, and before 14 weeks 1/52 (many affected die before term). Risk for a male with Fragile X is ½ males, and for a carrier female, ½ females. You may have CVS to determine both. If termination is not an option, you may have preimplantation diagnosis for both, or a donor egg. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if you are a carrier of fragile x, will your son have higher chances of down syndrome?

Can you tell me what you suggest if you are a carrier of fragile x, will your son have higher chances of down syndrome?

Unrelated: Fragile x and down syndrome are unrelated conditions. Down syndrome is due to an extra copy of chromosome 21, most typically trisomy 21. Most cases of fragile x are due to a mutation of the fmr1 gene which is located on the x chromosome. ...Read more

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What is the difference between kounis syndrome and syndrome x? Is there a test to diagnose?

What is the difference between kounis syndrome and syndrome x?  Is there a test to diagnose?

Different: Knunis syndrome can cause angina heart attack from coronary hypersensitivity and allergic reaction metabolic syndrome is a group of group of risk factors that occur together that increases the risk of cad. Strolke and diabetes. ...Read more

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