Description: (TNR, 12, Bold)
Caused by gene changes in the same gene called the FMR1.
Affects balance, temper, and memory.
Foundation started in 1984.
Can be on in a family by individuals who have no apparent sign.

known as dinucleotide repeat disorder, because there are multiplication of part
Of the genetic information. Current studies show that the father passes on the predation from the FMR1 gene only to his daughter.

Enlarged ears
Long face
Premont chin
Large tentacles
Hyperactive behavior
Large body
Mental retardation
Tendency to avoid eye contact

Daily Life:
Daily life can be hard because they get ear infections very easily.

they check your blood, analysis of the FMR1 gene this test is available since the gene was first discovered in 1991 can detect fragile X in normal carriers and in those affected, but it cannot tell that analysis.

For treatment there isn’t really one but you can get shots and take pills to make the enlarged part of your body go down, but it is important to make sure multidisciplinary team, made up of parents, doctors, patricians, educational specialist, psychologists, occupational therapist, and nurses complete all test to check for Fragile X.

The National Fragile X foundation is making a study to find a cure for this, it’s similar to cancer foundation.

Additional Facts:
250 out of 500 females have Fragile X
3500 out of 8900 men have Fragile X
Affects physical features
Affects intelligence
Affects social and emotional part of life
Affects speech and language
Affects sensory

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Author: National Fragile X foundation
Web page: What is Fragile X
Website date: May 11, 2011
Date information: May 11,2011

Author: National Institutes of Health
Web page: how is Fragile X treated and diagnosed
Website date: may 16, 2011
Date information: unknown