Do natural remedies for fragile x syndrome work?

No. Unfortunately there are no effective treatments for fragile x that would alter the genetic defect. Behavioral training may be useful in facilitating education and behavior.

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Can you tell me the best places for treatment for fragile x syndrome?

The MIND Institute . at UC Davis' Dr. Randi Hagerman leads a team that researches all aspects of Fragile X Syndrome & related disorders. See: www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/mindinstitute/research/fragilex/. To find experts near you, contact the Fragile X Association New York, 61 Dean St Brooklyn, NY, 11201 (718) 875-4901 or use thus contact form for nfxf, the national support group: www.fragilex.org/foundation/contact/. . Read more...

Can there be some drug treatment available for fragile x syndrome?

See Below. Since Fragile X is a genetic disease, there is no treatment for the disease itself. There are options for treating some of the symptoms of Fragile X (ADHD, seizures, or other behavioral disorders). Read more...

Owen and fragile x syndrome. What are my treatment options?

Confusing question. I know of no "Owen" syndrome, although a certain Owen had Down syndrome and gained notoriety.That and fragile X are permanent alteration in the chromosomes of every cell in the patients body. Treatment is supportive.There is no cure or medication. You discover their strengths and weaknesses and try to promote the best life they can have. Read more...

What are the best facilities for treatment for fragile x syndrome?

Fragilex.org. I don't know if these are the "beset" clinics but you might start by seeing the list of clinics that works with the fragile x foundation: go to: http://www.Fragilex.Org/ then click on treatment & intervention and clinics. If you don't live near one of these clinics then try calling up the nearest university hospital pediatric neurology or neurology dept and see if anyone specializes in this area. Read more...

What age does fragile x syndrome show up?

Birth. You can be suspicious at birth. Here is some information: http://www.fragilex.org/fragile-x-associated-disorders/fragile-x-syndrome/ Read more...

Do people with fragile x syndrome have normal lives?

Of course. But then again who among us can claim to have a normal life? Men and women with fragile x syndrome can be, just like the rest of us, happy or unhappy, fulfilled or frustrated, sick or well, socially busy or lonely, and all points in between. Many people with fragile x syndrome have limited capacity for advanced learning, and very few marry and/or have children. Learn more at http://www.Nfxf.Org/. Read more...