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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Likely: No one knows what it is, though. Genetics aren't enough to give someone diabetes. You might want to check out the ada and jdrf websites.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
We don't know: There are a lot ot theroies out there about this problem, but nothing definitive at this time.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Prenatal factors : Include: a low folate (folic acid) level at the time of conception, drugs or alcohol from 3 weeks' conceptional age-delivery, maternal "flu"/viral ill ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Work together: Over a very short period of time the incidence of autism has increased so significantly that genetics alone cannot be the explanation. Environmental ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Carcinogens: Known carcinogens include alcohol, tobacco, poorly-preserved meats, high-fat diets, ionizing radiation, asbestos, benzidine, etc. In addition, there a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Daylight: There is some anecdotal suggestion that children who get out into daylight more--athletics, play etc.. Have less myopia.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Before conception: The woman is born with all the eggs she will ever have and they mature over her lifetime until either released or lost.All exposure to chemicals/radia ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not identified: Environmental factors that are 100% identifiable as a triggers to autism onset are not currently known.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Idiopathic: The causes and contributing factors for developing irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) are not well known. People with ibs sometimes find that they react m ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Virginia Simnad
28 years experience Neurology
Maybe non-MS reasons: It is important to look carefully for non-ms factors contributing to fatigue. The list may include poor sleep quality, mood disorder, additive medicat ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic overuse: Perhaps the two most important factors are (1) inappropriate use of antibiotics in humans to treat viral infections and (2) inappropriate use of antib ... Read More

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