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Unrecognised health problems in people with Down’s Syndrome

By Stuckey • March 19th, 2014
Unrecognised health problems in people with Down’s Syndrome

As the ability to treat problems associated with Down’s syndrome has improved, the life of people with Down’s syndrome has improved remarkably. Yet many people with Down’s syndrome have health problems that are either unidentified or not being treated correctly. Being vigilant in managing the healthcare of a person with Down’s syndrome can optimise not only their physical health but also their mental and social wellbeing. Some common problems that are overlooked in the health of people with Down’s syndrome are: Thyroid problems Thyroid issues occur in around 10% of people with Down’s syndrome. Most people with Down’s syndrome have […]