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BreaMarie91
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Hmm…I’ve never heard that ODD (Oppositional defiant disorder) can be linked to PKU. I know a little bit about it but only because we talked about it in my psychology class in school. When you said your doctor thinks it’s attributed to PKU I got curious and searched it, here is one link I found that might help somewhat: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/oppositional-defiant-disorder/DS00630/DSECTION=2
Does your grandson have high phe levels? I know that when levels are high kids can get crabby, irritable, agressive and so on. I’m just trying to think of the possiblities here. From what I know from ODD (which isn’t much so correct me if I’m wrong) but alot of the syptoms are semi similar to those of high phe level syptoms. nBre 16 CPKU

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