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Blood Type Health Traits
There are none: Blood groups have no relationship to personality, any more than one's zodiac sign actually does. During the 1990's, a single crook wrote a series of books claiming that blood group impacted general health, personality, best diet and so forth. It was totally made up. I'm sorry this came up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sickle cell trait have an impact on other health conditions such as type 1 diabetes, neuropathy, high blood pressure, celiac disease, or asthma?
No current evidence: This idea is especially popular in japan, that blood type can have a significant impact on personality. However, to date, there has been no statistically significant data to support this hypothesis. That said, most modern mental health professionals accept that personality is likely based in part on heredity (and not strictly experiences/environment) but blood type specifically not supported. ...Read more
HEMOGLOBIN SC DISEAS: It is a variety of sickle cell disease.It is a genetic blood disorder where the patient inherits hemoglobin s gene from one parent and hemoglobic c gene from the other parent. It has milder symptoms than ss or sickle cell disease in most but some can get severe symptoms like weakness, severe joint and extremity pan, abdominal pain, recurrent infections, anemia, retinopathy, and headaches. ...Read more
Can a person with type 2 diabetes, (blood sugar normally 140-170 on insulin) vomit from a blood sugar of 90?
Yes, except: After decades of everyone being certain the answer was "yes". A study found very different results. Link: http://www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2001/02/010201070214.Htm i'm not sure where the thinking is now, but it was settled for a long time until..... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More specific: Can you rephrase and be a bit more specific: what are your concerns? ...Read more
Sickle trait: Sickle trait means one copy of hemoglobin carries the mutation for sickle cell disease and the other copy is unaffected. Most people with sickle trait are unaffected by this. For athletes with sickle trait, it is essential to keep well hydrated. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/ncbddd/sicklecell/traits.Html for good recommendations. ...Read more
Sickle cell trait: If you have the trait you can donate blood, but if you have the disease you are not eligible ...Read more
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Weak Rh: These people used to test rh negative, but are in fact rh positive. Du is a non-problem. I'm glad you're taking a proactive approach to your health, and thanks for writing. ...Read more
Interesting question: Behavior ;#40;i think is most important;#41; and genetic predisposition are the primary contributors to your bodily reaction to bacteria in the mouth. "non-behavioral" biologics would be inflammation ;#40;auto-immune;#41;, cancer, gerd, trauma and developmental anomalies. In my experience, they are rare and ~80-90% of what I do is behaviorally mediated as a general dentist--usually tobacco or diet-related. ...Read more
No: The genetics do not permit this.Get a more detailed answer ›
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