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What type of personality traits are associated with ABO blood groups?

What type of personality traits are associated with ABO blood groups?

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 more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more


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Does blood type compatibility affect your marriage?

Does blood type compatibility affect your marriage?

Marriage: I am not aware of any scientific research that would indicate blood type is correlated to success or failure in marriage. Best. ...Read more

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Are mental health disorders specific to different blood groups?

Are mental health disorders specific to different blood groups?

No.: I have not encountered any documentation of a correlation between blood type and mental health issues. One has nothing to do with the other. ...Read more

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Blood type diet health?

Family Practice: The blood type diet follows the theory that blood types are compatible with certain foods and essentially allergic to others. There is a book blood type 4 life that explains it in detail. ...Read more

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Help please! could blood type affect someone's personality?

Help please! could blood type affect someone's personality?

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

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What are the personality traits of a b negative blood type?

What are the personality traits of a b negative blood type?

There are none: During the 1990's, a crook wrote a series of books claiming that blood type impacted general health, personality, best diet choice, and so forth. It was totally made up. I'm sorry anyone troubled you about this. ...Read more

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Can elevated blood sugar in a person with diabetes affect physical coordination & judgment?

Can elevated blood sugar in a person with diabetes affect physical coordination & judgment?

Possible: If the glucose level is high enough, it can. The most symptoms, however, occur with glucoses that alternate back and forth between high and low. These can cause significant symptoms as well as organ damage. Keep your sugars as stable and close to normal as possible. ...Read more

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Who are sc blood group people? How is their state of health like?

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

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Can a person with type 2 diabetes, (blood sugar normally 140-170 on insulin) vomit from a blood sugar of 90?

Can a person with type 2 diabetes, (blood sugar normally 140-170 on insulin)  vomit from a blood sugar of 90?

No: Hi. You can CERTAINLY vomit with a blood sugar of 90, but it's not the blood sugar of 90 that made you vomit. You have something else going on that made you vomit (GI virus, gastroparesis, etc). Talk with your doc if it keeps up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do large studies support that type a personality types are predisposed to high blood pressure?

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 more

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Can sickle cell trait cause health issues? What kind?

Can sickle cell trait cause health issues? What kind?

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

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Can carriers of 2 different blood disorders have healthy children?

Yes: A common example is the sickle cell trait which is common and does not have any impact on having children. ...Read more

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Can a person who has sickle cell trait and "O" Positive blood, donate blood?

Can a person who has sickle cell trait and "O" Positive blood, donate blood?

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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How does the du variant affect a Rh factor reading on blood work?

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

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What non-behavioural biological factors affect a person's dental / oral health?

What non-behavioural biological factors affect a person's dental / oral health?

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