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Genetical Link Between Asthma And Dyslexia
Sometimes: Allergic asthma is considered an inheritable condition -- meaning it can be genetic. But not all children of a mother or father with asthma will develop asthma themselves. There is a great deal of research ongoing to determine the influence of genetics vs. The environment on the development of asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
Yes, partially: Learning disorders have a small genetic contribution. Therefore, if your parents have/had a learning disorder, you would have a greater chance of also having a learning disorder than someone whose parent did not have a learning disorder but it only increases the odds minimally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Depending on which study is read, if one parent has asthma, there is a 25-40% chance that the children will have some form of it; if both parents have asthma, then there is a 60-80% chance that the children will have it. This suggests that there is a very strong genetic component to asthma but it is not the only factor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it yet known what genes make one likely to get asthma? Are some of the genetic mutations known and can be tested for?
Phenotypes of Asthma: There are particular chromosomes noted for being associated with the asthma genotype but this does not mean they are a part of the asthma phenotype (genes displaying the disease). There is no testing except for symptoms and pulmonary function testing (including direct and indirect provocation testing) to determine asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atopy (see below): Asthma, eczema, & allergies are "atopic" diseases. "atopy" is an inherited tendency for developing any of these diseases. That being said... If you already have one of these diseases or have a close blood-relative who does, you have a higher risk (than those who don't) of getting any atopic disease. Note: an increased risk does not mean you actually will get any or all of these diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No firm link: ? is there a link between fibromyalgia and asthma. No links have been reported. That said, if a person with asthma were severely afflicted to the point of having to lead a severely sedentary and inactive lifestyle, which is rare, that person might develop advanced muscle and other soft tissue weaknesses, which can participate as co-factors in the evolution of fibromyalgia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probable not: I am not aware of any links ...Read more
Are there any links between connective tissue diseases, aggressive osteoarthritis, food allergies, asthma or allergies? Which could be related?
Asthma, While at Dr 's i had Migraine Aura caused by attempting 3 Peak Flow readings and then breathing in and out many times to check chest, link?
Stab back pain when walk, R side only. Asthma. 2 chest infect req'd amoxil (amoxicillin) and steroids. Physio say 4-5 rib sore to touch. Link 2 infect? Next step
Unlikely: Musculoskeletal problems are rather external, not related to asthma, unless vigorous cough affects chest wall muscles, also not related to chest infection. Rest, warm compresses, and pain killers (avoid aspirin /NSAIDs if affects your asthma) till you see your doctor, good luck ...Read more
In name only: Various terms have been used to define/describe Asthma, which has a strong allergy component, and genetic predisposition. The main thing is what precautions can be taken to prevent an exacerbation of asthma symptoms and what treatment works fir the patient. Allergy testing and treatment of allergies, as indicated is an important part of work up if these patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 year daughter has asthma prob. But for da last 3 month she is fine. But some days she coughs a little 3 or 4 times a day? What might b the prob?
Cough variant : Asthma is a condition in which your airway is too sensitive; that is why it is also called reactive airway disease. Any change in the air, including pollens, molds, dust, temperature, humidity, and even barometric pressure can affect how the airway reacts; in patients with asthma, the sensitivity is higher. In patiens with asthma cough is treated like an asthma attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin, allergies?: Itching in children is usually a manifestation of allergies, just dry skin, worse in winter, can cause it. However some infections and other inflammatory conditions may come with itching too. Your pediatrician might help to address possible cause and provide with medications to control it. One first measure is using moisturizing creams or an ointment. Petrolleum jelly or vaseline is an option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have allergy asthma, & i'm going have allergy test done spon. What specific allergiens should I b tested for?
Regional: If you are going to an allergist, they will know what to test you for. Each region of the country has a different panel of tests, depending on what the common allergens are in your area. ...Read more
I've a history of sinus and asthma. I'll b going to bhutan soon where I heard d air is thin. R there any preventive measures u can recommend plse? Thank u!
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