Me and Chianti
Hi I am Amber Drisco and I am 19 years old and I was born with dwarfism which is a disease that stops your growth and makes your growing process slow it was hard growing up being the shrimp everywhere I go but here is how it all began.
Being of short stature is only one of the characteristics that make a little person who he or she is. If you're the parent or loved one of a little person, you know this to be true.
DWARFISM This can not be prevented
You must me this tall
Dwarfism is Recessive because it is inherited
It is not a disease and people with it can live very long and normal lives But there are Symptoms to this disease.
Delays in motor skills development Frequent ear infections and risk of hearing loss Bowing of legs Difficulty breathing during sleep Pressure on the spinal cord at the base of the skull Crowded teeth Progressive severe hunching Arthritis in adulthood
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