Our site aims to spread awareness of Fragile X Syndrome and the related carrier conditions, FXTAS and FXPOI. We offer information on where to find out more plus what support options are available worldwide.
Fragile X is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation (change in the DNA structure) in the X chromosome. It is a family of three conditions:
About 1 in 151 females and 1 in 468 males carry the fragile X premutation. Approximately 1 in 35 females and 1 of every 42 males fall into the gray zone as carriers.
You can help by telling people about Fragile X