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How could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

How could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

Inflammation: Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation of the bowel. If left untreated, this can cause you to malabsorb key nutrients, weight loss, diarrhea, blood in the stool, abdominal pain, bowel obstruction and even cancer (after many decades of disease). Read more

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Can you tell me how could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

Can you tell me how could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

Crohn's Disase: Absolutely! There are many symptoms that can cause "ill health" including visual, skin, musculoskeletal, etc. Conditions along with intestinal problem. Http://www. Laendo. Net/english/inflammatory-bowel-disease-88079022. Read more

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What enviromental factors can influence your health?

What enviromental factors can influence your health?

Environmental danger: This question can not be fully addressed here. The potential exposures in the environment can potentially come from food, medications, air and/or water pollution, animals, insects, contact with others as well as many other sources. Although one can not avoid all exposures to environmental health risks knowing what can harm you is a good place to begin. Read more

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How does cannabis disrupt the body system and cause ill health?

How does cannabis disrupt the body system and cause ill health?

Cannabis: Potential long-term risk of Cannabis include panic attacks, anxiety disorders, paranoia, dissociation, psychosis, aggression, ataxia, hallucinations & illusions Read more

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After eating I cough up phelgm. What might cause this. This has been happening for a few years. No ill health except for sarcoidosis which has gone.

After eating I cough up phelgm. What might cause this. This has been happening for a few years. No ill health except for sarcoidosis which has gone.

Could be reflux: This can assume Jim is coming with reflux. You would be wise to discuss this with your physician. You may be advised to see a gastroenterologist to help confirm this diagnosis. You should have s chest x-ray or other imaging to see if there are any chronic lung problems from reflux. The sarcoidosis may not be an issue anymore but that still needs clarification in view of your persistent symptoms Read more

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Could untreated blastocystis cause poor health and sport performance my 15 year old daughter has tested positive for the above parasite after returning from a sporting trip to indonesia in february. She was ill on return from indonesia was examined by our

Could untreated blastocystis cause poor health and sport performance my 15 year old daughter has tested positive for the above parasite after returning from a sporting trip to indonesia in february. She was ill on return from indonesia was examined by our

It's: It's hard to justify treatment if her symptoms have resolved. However, she is a high end athlete, and her symptoms may be slight, but still affecting her. I would go back to her doctor and have her re-evaluated. Discuss treatment options. Good luck. Read more

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I got very ill (Infection) and was on antibiotics a long time. Ever since my digestive health is poor (reflux, nausea, diarrhea).what could cause this?

I got very ill (Infection) and was on antibiotics a long time. Ever since my digestive health is poor (reflux, nausea, diarrhea).what could cause this?

GI symptoms: This may or may not be related to the illness and antibiotics, but you need to be seen and evaluated, preferably by a GI doctor. Cl. difficile may be part of this, as may be simple alterations in gut bacteria (try eating yogurt). The reflux may be a variety of issues, many without relevance to your prior illness. See a doctor. Read more

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Is homosexuality caused by environmental or biological factors?

Is homosexuality caused by environmental or biological factors?

Some of both: In genetic expression of any type the phenotype is expressed different from the genotype. So yes there is a degree of genetics. However, there is also an enviromental factor. Read more

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What environmental factors can cause constant congestion in my home?

What environmental factors can cause constant congestion in my home?

A variety: This time of year when the heat is on dries the air which can cause congestion which refers to nasal blockage. Molds from water contamination and indoor plants, cats and other pets can cause allergy, . Read more

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Can you tell me if that disease is caused more by heredity or by environmental factors?

Can you tell me if that disease is caused more by heredity or by environmental factors?

Disease hereditary?: Which disease are you referring to? Please be specific. Many diseases are heretable, and yet may depend upon environmental factors to actually be expressed or manifested. Read more

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Do you know if there are environmental or heath factors that can cause congenital disease?

Do you know if there are environmental or heath factors that can cause congenital disease?

Both can: Environment: maternal alcohol intake producing fetal alcohol syndrome health: maternal rubella producing babies that are born deaf, blind and mentally handicapped. Read more

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When people mention environmental toxins may cause autism, what exactly are these factors?

When people mention environmental toxins may cause autism, what exactly are these factors?

Nobody really knows: Some people have a theory that toxins in the environment may be one of the causes of autism. The word toxins refers to substances that are increased in our world due to our modern, industrialized society. That means all the things that we use, or that are used to produce the goods we have, can be the toxins in our environment. There are too many chemicals or substances to count. Read more

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Are behavioural disorders such as ADHD caused biologically or dur to ones environmental factors?

Are behavioural disorders such as ADHD caused biologically or dur to ones environmental factors?

More complicated: Adhd is considered a neurodevelopmental/neurobehavioral disorder. This implies some inherent neurologic abnormalities that are genetic but environment can have a large influence. Poor sleep, dysfunctional family dynamics, poor diet, lack of physical activity and overuse of electronics will exacerbate. In some children addressing these factors may be all that is needed while others may need meds. Read more

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What environmental factors cause skin cancer?

What environmental factors cause skin cancer?

Excessive Sun exposu: There are two types of skin cancer. The common one is called Basal cell carcinoma but the more serious one is called Melanoma. Both are more common in those who have excessive sun exposure related to working in the outdoors in sunny climate with high heat and sun intensity. Read more

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What environmental factors, if there's any, that can cause brain cancer?

What environmental factors, if there's any, that can cause brain cancer?

None are known: The stuff about electric power lines, microwave ovens and cell phones isn't generally accepted by the scientific community and don't fit with what we know about cancer. From time to time there is talk of an epidemiologic link. If ct scans and/or pesticides are placing people at extra risk, the increased risk is not striking. There's inconsistent data for solvents & nitrites. Read more

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Is ADHD caused by environmental factors? Do kids get ADHD because of how or where they live, or certain foods? How can we avoid it? .

Is ADHD caused by environmental factors? Do kids get ADHD because of how or where they live, or certain foods? How can we avoid it? .

No: ADHD is a chemical abnormality involving brain transmitters Dopamine and Nor Epinephrin. Environmental factors can affect a child's ability to focus such as noise in the classroom. Excess sugar and carbohydrates in the diet can affect the ability to focus and attend. There are many psychosocial factors such as abuse can cause inattentiveness. However, these do not cause ADHD. Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be caused by enviornmental factors like chemicals?

Can ovarian cancer be caused by enviornmental factors like chemicals?

Possibly: We do not know the precise answer to this question. However, it is reasonable to suspect that there may be a relationship in some cases at least. For instance, we know that women who have tubal sterilization for birth control are at decreased risk of developing ovarina cancer. It is thought that this may be due to blocking of environmental chemicals from reaching the ovary through the tube. Read more

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Visual learning disorder, what could cause this? Genetics? Environmental factors?

Visual learning disorder, what could cause this? Genetics? Environmental factors?

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-based. They may impact executive functions (reasoning, mental flexibility, problem-solving) as well as visual-perceptual &visual-motor tasks, whether isolated or as a manifestion of hydrocephalus, autistic spectrum disorder 1 &some genetic syndromes. Read more