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Relationship between genetics and eating habits

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
Clinical Genetics 25 years experience
Non-mendelian: The genetics of behavior and in particular behavioral eating falls under the category of complex genetics where there are multiple genes contributing.... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Eyesight and eating: It may be that if you are feeling change in eyesight and not eating that you have a fall in your blood sugar levels. You should see your doctor to as... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Von Hippel-Lindau: Von hippel-lindau syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and fluid-filled sacs (cysts) in many different parts of ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Yes: See the website mindinstitute.Org. Epigenetic influences like certain viruses & toxins can change the function of fetal genes without changing gene st... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
36 years experience
Unclear: I hadn't heard of or seen that before, so i googled those letters: adflne and didn't come up with anything. Sorry. It may be a genetic marker, of whic... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
Endocrinology 21 years experience
Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes is the result of an autoimmune attack against the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. There is a genetic predisposition towards ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Possibly: There are theories that ibs is genetic. I would suggest you discuss this with your md.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Diligence: Only you can really answer that question. Dr's can tell you what to eat, but only you can do it. If you want to change your eating habits, write dow... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Sadow
Bariatrics 49 years experience
Starts with desire!: See your primary care doctor first to get a check-up. Then, follow the mediterranean diet, daily physical activity 300 minutes per week for life. Redu... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Any: Any eating habits can be broken. It just takes work and commitment. If junk food is your vice, try consciously substituting that with cut up vegetab... Read More