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Situations That Fuel Duchenne Meltdowns

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July 2022 

People are often surprised when they learn that Duchenne meltdowns aren’t something in the child’s control. The meltdowns are actually involuntary reactions rooted in the physiological stress largely created by the lack of dystrophin in the brain and body.

Unfortunately, that’s not where the stressors end.

There are 6 common environmental stressors that compound the physiological stress for an individual with Duchenne. It’s the perfect recipe for unpredictable explosive meltdowns…that can last for days.

Read more: https://familyfriendsandduchenne.org/childhood/sit...