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Treatments Available

Growth Hormone Therapy

Nearly all individuals with PWS have a level of growth hormone deficiency and benefit from growth hormone treatment. There are many benefits of treatment including improved body composition, motor development, bone mineral density, height, mental health…

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Other Medicines

Other medicines which doctors may sometimes prescribe to treat PWS symptoms. (NB. This is not a comprehensive list.)

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Supplements

Information about some of the natural supplements which are sometimes used for PWS. (NB. These are not recommendations but simply a compiled list with information gathered mainly from anecdotal data and some studies.)

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Potential Future Treatments

Find out about some of the potential future treatments currently causing excitement within the PWS community- genetic therapy, oxytocin treatment, hyperphagia drugs…..

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