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Cause of genetic brain disorders

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not clear: There are frequently no warnings and no associated diseases.
Dr. Michael Chen
Neurology 22 years experience
Area of research: There are several processes thought to contribute to the formation of a brain aneurysm, rarely a single process. Some rare connective tissue diseases... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Think stops Shrink: Eat well, keep socially connected and do things which exercise your brain--- reading books, finding a challenging but satisfying job, and playing game... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
Depends: It depends on the specific disease you're referring to. Genetic tests may or may not be useful, but i would ask your physician regarding your specific... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Possible: As we gain more knowledge on genetics, we will likely find some genes causing some psychosomatic disorders. We are not there yet.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Depends: Usually not genetic, but glioblastoma or grade iii glioma can be part of the hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (hboc) form a mutated brca ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelley Clark
Dr. Kelley Clarkanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Generally not: There are many causes for cerebral palsy. Most are a result of injury or abnormal development to the brain during pregnancy (75-80%). Less than 10% is... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It is an injury: CP results from an injury to the developing nervous system of fetus, newborn or todler caused by various events.Brain hemorrage, a cut off of oxygen, ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not expected.: gluten intolerance usually affects the small intestine with subsequent nutritional issues and their consequences after awhile. I have never heard of ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
In part, yes: But the vast majority of folks have the left side of brain as dominant, even in the majority of left handers.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Replogle
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Occasionally: Most aneurysms are sporadic and not familial. If two or more first degree relatives in a family carry aneurysms, it is considered genetic and aneurysm... Read More

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