ANOREXIA-HOW AFFECTED PEOPLE FEEL AND WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THEM AND THE DISEASE

This is not a rare disease, but is not talked about too much. I think anorexia nervosa is an upgraded depression. Patients said that having anorexia is like having 2 people in 1 body. Mostly affects girls between 10-30 years old, but recently boys start suffering from anorexia too. Behavior and why they starve themselves: … Continue reading ANOREXIA-HOW AFFECTED PEOPLE FEEL AND WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THEM AND THE DISEASE

Treacher Collins syndrome

Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is an autosomal dominant congenital disorder characterized by craniofacial deformities, involving the ears, eyes, cheekbones, and jawbone. Those affected have normal intelligence. The typical physical features include downward-slanting eyes, micrognathia (a small lower jaw), conductive hearing loss, underdeveloped zygomatic bones, drooping part of the lateral lower eyelids, and malformed or absent … Continue reading Treacher Collins syndrome

Prader–Willi syndrome – Always hungry

Prader–Willi syndrome (PWS) is a genetic disorder due to loss of function of specific genes on chromosome 15. In newborns symptoms include weak muscles, poor feeding, and slow development. In childhood the person becomes constantly hungry which often leads to obesity and type 2 diabetes. There is also typically mild to moderate intellectual impairment and behavioral … Continue reading Prader–Willi syndrome – Always hungry