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Environmental Factor That Causes 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
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
My vitamin d level is low, what health symptoms can this cause as have bern feeling very ill but not sure what is down to vitamin d?
No symptoms: Low vitamin d levels cause no symptoms. If you are feeling ill it is due to something else. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Typical one...: Exposure to radiation-- XRT for other cancers, Chernobyl folks ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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