Premutation Disorders & Conditions With Dr. Randi Hagerman

Dr. Randi Hagerman discusses the Fragile X-associated conditions and disorders and provides strategies for some of their characteristics. She offers suggestions such as exercising, treating anxiety and depression if you have it, cutting back on alcohol, stopping smoking, getting good sleep or treating sleep apnea, cognitive stimulation, and trying IV anesthesia if you can.

Presenter: Dr. Randi Hagerman
Runtime: 1:25:05

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Dr. Randi Hagerman

Randi Hagerman, MD
Dr. Hagerman is a distinguished professor of developmental and behavioral pediatrician and the medical director of the UC Davis MIND Institute. She is internationally recognized as both a clinician and researcher in the Fragile X field. She is the director of the Fragile X Research and Treatment Center at the MIND Institute and holds an endowed chair in Fragile X research at UC Davis.

Jayne Dixon Weber, director of community services, NFXF

Jayne Dixon Weber
Jayne served as the NFXF director of community education (and other positions over the years) from 2007 to 2023. She has two adult children, a son with Fragile X syndrome and a daughter. Jayne is the author of Transitioning ‘Special’ Children into Elementary School, co-author of Fragile X Fred, and editor of Children with Fragile X Syndrome: A Parents’ Guide. Jayne likes to read, enjoys photography, and goes for a walk every day.