Eating Disorder Treatment Services

Prader Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a life-long condition. While much research is being performed, there is still no immediate no cure.

There is no known cause Prader-Willi Syndrome. A symptom of Prader-Willi syndrome is a child's excessive appetite, which in-turn leads to their obesity. Prader-Willi Syndrome is a genetic disorder that happens in about one out of every 15,000 births. PWS affects a broad range of physical and behavioural related issues. The syndrome appears to be genetic and can occur in any family.

Prader-Willi Syndrome is a multi-system issue most often identified during infancy by the childs lethargic nature, below the growth spectrum for muscle tone a weak suck or infant feeding issues with preventing normal developmental growth.

Eating Disorder Treatment Services

Eating disorder treatment is determined by the type of disorder and the symptoms you are experiencing. It typically includes a combination of psychological counselling or psychotherapy, nutrition instruction, medical monitoring, and, in some cases, medication.

Other health issues caused by an eating disorder must also be addressed as part of eating disorder therapy, as they can be severe or even fatal if left untreated for too long. If your eating disorder does not improve with conventional treatment or poses a health risk, you may require hospitalization or another type of inpatient program.

A systematic approach to eating disorder treatment can assist you in managing symptoms, regaining a healthy weight, and maintaining your physical and emotional health.