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Announcing Long Island’s Turner Syndrome Clinic

Turner Syndrome Clinics, otherwise known as Specialized Centers of Care, offer comprehensive health care for individuals with Turner Syndrome. We are happy to announce a newly-approved clinic in Long Island and share how you can find one near you! Turner…

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Everything You Need to Know About Fertility Preservation Treatments

Everything you need to know about fertility preservation

This post is based on the recent webinar by Dr. Oktay on “Fertility Preservation in Girls with Turner Syndrome.” It briefly highlights the importance of early diagnoses and treatment as well as the types of fertility preservation treatments individuals with…

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The Importance of Vitamin C

The Importance of Vitamin C

In honor of National Vitamin C Day, we’ll talk about vitamin C–its effects on the body and health benefits for people living with Turner Syndrome (TS). Note: The information in this post is educational and should not replace medical advice…

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Estrogen Replacement Therapy FAQ

Estrogen Replacement Therapy FAQ

Estrogen Replacement Therapy is a common treatment for patients with Turner Syndrome. In this post, find the answers to some frequently asked questions about ERT. Thank you to Lournaris Torres-Santiago, MD and Nelly Mauras, MD of Nemours Children’s Health System,…

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My Story: Giving a Voice to Turner Syndrome

As part of its monthly My Story series, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) highlights individuals with Turner Syndrome (TS) and their parents or caregivers. In this post, Rebecca, a 23-year-old woman who was diagnosed with TS in utero, shares her…

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Sports and Other Activities for Children with Turner Syndrome

Sports Tips for Children with TS

This post highlights important tips for children with Turner Syndrome (TS) interested in sports and other activities. This information is based on a recent webinar on the Cognitive Impact of TS, hosted by the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) and presented…

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Conflict-Resolution Strategies

conflict resolution strategies

Do you have a fear of conflict? Do you have a hard time not getting emotional during a conflict? In the Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) recent webinar with Janet Pfeiffer, President of Pfeiffer Power Seminars, LLC, we learned about strategies…

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Games to Develop Cognitive Skills

games to develop cognitive skills

In the webinar about the Cognitive Impact of Turner Syndrome, Dr. O’Desky discusses different games and activities an individual may do to strengthen their cognitive abilities. Individuals of all ages can use these tools, but it is important to begin…

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Celebrating the TS Community This International Women’s Day

It is March 8th and the feeling of female empowerment is in the air, which can only mean one thing. It’s International Women’s Day! Why Celebrate International Women’s Day? This over century-old holiday has two goals. For one, it celebrates…

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You Are Enough (It’s a Girl Thing)

February is Turner Syndrome (TS) Awareness Month, and the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) has several awareness and educational activities throughout the month. One of them is a blog hop and cardmaking challenge (see more information below). As a woman with…

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