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Huntington's disease, an often fatal disease of the central nervous system, is inherited from a dominant alle, is this right?

Huntington's disease, an often fatal disease of the central nervous system, is inherited from a dominant alle, is this right?

Yes: Autosomal dominant disorder with the presence of excess numbers of tri-nucleotide repeats within the Huntington's gene on human chromosome 4. ...Read more

Central Nervous System (Definition)

System in humans is the brain and spinal column. The nerves that connect the CNS to the limbs, organs and the outside world is ...Read more


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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
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Make sure risk factors are addressed (blood pressure, cholesterol)
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Inspect your feet daily -- call your MD with any wounds
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What causes disorder of the central nervous system?

See below: Might produce a better answer if you can describe the kind of disorder you have in mind. Generally, the central nervous system consists of the brain and the spinal cord. So all factors that can damage them or lead to defects in them can cause disorders. ...Read more

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Living with Lyme Disease (Checklist)

Consult an infectious disease doctor.
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Treat symptoms
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See a specialist to treat the area where the symptoms are worst
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How to prevent hair loss caused by central nervous system?

How to prevent hair loss caused by central nervous system?

Selenium+Zinc+Biotin: If you mean hair loss caused by central nervous system medications, a remedy that has helped my patients is: zinc 50 mg bid selenium 100 mcg bid biotin 5 mg bid ...Where 'bid' means 'twice a day' all should be available wherever vitamins and nutrients are sold. Takes about a month to see results. As always, consult with your doctor to be sure none of these interfere with your condition. ...Read more

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Does drugs attack the central nervous system?

Does drugs attack the central nervous system?

Which drugs? Attack?: Many drugs act on the brain, some because they are meant to, others as side effects. Very few drugs damage the cns. The ones that are known to cause permanent changes are alcohol and stimulants like cocaine/crack and methamphetamine when used for long periods. Tolerance to opioids and benzodiazepines takes a year or so to disappear completely, but the effects are thengone. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Checklist)

Reduce stress in your life: Stress causes cysts to grow faster
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Adequate daily fluid intake is a requirement for all patients with PKD
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My mom has a rare central nervous system disease and there is no help! what can we do?

Check to see: Where the specialists are on this condition in the us. See if there are any on-going studies for this condition. Educate yourselves as much as possible. ...Read more

Cns (Definition)

CNS stands for central nervous system and consists of the brain ...Read more