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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please: clarify with specific & clear question & re-ask. Thanks.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
36 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not necessarily : Bipolar mood disorder seen in some celiac patients and visa versa so get screened with blood tests. Headaches very common in general population so not ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple things: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience in General Practice
Depends on shroom: Some are poisonous if you pick wild - need to be expert in identification. If you are colonized with candida in your gut as many of us are with our po ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
No, BUT....: There is no specific gene that we know of that can be inherited. However, the frequent occurrence in close relatives may be due to related emotional ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Genetics: Yes, genetics plays a significant role in both these conditions . . . But is far from the only factor. There are many environmental influences also. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Now it seems a bit : Recent research seems to be pointing toward a role for genetics in a predisposition for developing at least some eating disorders - i.e., anorexia. I' ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Probably not: Inherited, but it can be a learned behavior. If your parent had an eating disorder, you would be exposed to their eating habits and your relationship ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Eating DO: The specific causes are unknown. It is however believed to be combination of biological (such as genetic predisposition) , psychological (such as self ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Sometimes.: Certain mitochondrial disorders can be associated with autism spectrum disorders. Mitochondrial disorders have a variety of other symptoms as well.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
66 years experience in Endocrinology
Most are: Hashimoto's and graves disease are classic hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism respectfully and are autoimmune in nature. You inherit and hla antigen w ... Read More
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Neither: It is a birth defect caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Genetic Influence: There is evidence for genetic predisposition in mood disorders like depression & bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders; and schizophrenia. There may be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Primarily genetic: Almost totally genetic. Why do you believe you have a disorder in glutamate metabolism?
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Very often yes: Alcoholism does have a very strong genetic component, there is much research to indicate that many alcoholics brains are different than non, even befo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Non-verbal learning: Disability is far less common than language-based ld's &is found in about 6% of students. Non-verbal learning disorders are brain-based, not eye-bas ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Francis
28 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Rarely: These are generally rare but some mitochondrially inherited conditions may appear to preferentially affect females. There are also a few x-linked domi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Probably yes: If embryos can be checked to see which ones have the Marfan syndrome mutation, then one can destroy the defective embryos and keep the other ones (alt ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Clinical skill: Physicians with expertise in a specialty will have knowledge of genetic disorders common to their specialty. A hematologist will recognize hemoglobin ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Homocystinuria is a genetic disorder which affects the metabolism of the aminoacid methionine. It is inherited as a autosomal recessive trait trait, i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Somewhat yes: Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are thought to have a significant genetic component. The specifics are not yet understo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience in Child Psychiatry
FGFR3 gene: Achondroplasia is a mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3, which is an inhibitor that regulates bone growth. In cases of achondroplasia, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Can be either: Genetic defects responsible for disorders can be on any chromosome.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Kondilis
8 years experience in Clinical Psychology
EDs ; Genetics : Research has found a genetic link to eating disorders. This link has a nice overview that's also available in audio. http://www.webmd.com/mental-healt ... Read More
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