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Doctor insights on: Inherited Disorder Of The Muscular System

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What problem of the muscular system is an inherited disorder?

What problem of the muscular system is an inherited disorder?

Many of them: Many problems of the muscular system can be inherited. There are hundreds if not thousands of genes that are important in the function of our muscles: skeletal muscle (=muscles we use every day to move), heart muscle and smooth muscle (e.g. Muscles in our intestinal system and blood vessels). All those muscle types can be affected by a genetic condition. ...Read more

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What are some disorders that can affect the muscular system?

What are some disorders that can affect the muscular system?

Muscle disorder: Rhambdomyolysis from exercise injury, phosphate deficiency. Polimyositis (autoimmune disease), neurological disease involving motor neuron such as ALS, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory polyneuropathy. Endocrine disease such as severe hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency, and more. The differential is very wide. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Muscle temperature: Muscle work generates heat. Heat increases body temp. If you do not sweat to cool when room temp is above 98 F you die from heat stroke. ...Read more

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How does age and sex affect muscular system?

How does age and sex affect muscular system?

See details: After age 35 a male will lose about 4 lbs of muscle each decade unless strength training is done to presume muscle fiber size. ...Read more

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What are three functions of the muscular system?

Is this homework?: Why do you want to know? If this is homework, then we would be wrong to do your work for you. If not please explain why you would like to know, do you have symptoms? Our answer will be better tailored if we know if you have a concern. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are diseases of the muscular system?

I was wondering what are diseases of the muscular system?

Muscular system ia: Frequently affected by local trauma, but can also be a more global issue such as rhabdomyolysis or malignant hyperthermia or may be affected by a primary muscle disorder such as Muscular Dystrophy. Nerve muscle issues would include the myasthenia syndromes and myasthenia gravis. Nerve issues which lead to muscle dysfunction would include stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, et. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any diseases that can affect the muscular system?

Please tell me if there are any diseases that can affect the muscular system?

Yes: There are many conditions that can affect the muscles in the body. It can be primary muscle diseases or diseases of the nerves or blood supply to the muscles. See your doctor for an exam and evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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How can anorexia affect the muscular system?

How can anorexia affect the muscular system?

Eating do: Anorexia & bulimia lead to complications as noted in the diagram. ...Read more

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How does evening primrose oil help the nervous or muscular system?

How does evening primrose oil help the nervous or muscular system?

It doesn't: Hi. Be very wary of claims made by snake oil salespeople. They're very happy to scam you and take your money. There is no evidence evening primrose does ANYTHING except make pretty flowers. ...Read more

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Is restrictive cardiomyopathy an inherited disorder?

Is restrictive cardiomyopathy an inherited disorder?

Maybe: Depends on the cause. Some types of amyloid are genetic as well as predisposition to diseases such as sarcoid, scleroderma. ...Read more

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Is cerbral palsy an inherited disorder?

Is cerbral palsy an inherited disorder?

No: Cerebral palsy is a termedreserved for perinatal events (i.e. Just before, during and just after the birth) that cause damage to the central nervous system. ...Read more

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What are hypertropic scars? Is it an inherited disorder?

What are hypertropic scars? Is it an inherited disorder?

Hypertrophic scar: A hypertrophic scar appears as a raised, red scar. A keloid is similar but extends beyond the boundary of the scar. There are treatments available to improve either. Some skin types are more prone to hypertrophic scarring. ...Read more

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M south indian male age-29.Cause of my hair turning white-inherited disorder or my too much repeated thinking on small and unwanted things (ocd)?

M south indian male age-29.Cause of my hair turning white-inherited disorder or my too much repeated thinking on small and unwanted things (ocd)?

Hair turning white: Obsessive compulsive disorder does not make your hair turn white. With this characteristic, genetics generally runs the show. ...Read more

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Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Musculoskeletal issu: Family Docs are typically first point of contact for vast majority of conditions & complaints, including musculoskeletal. In fact, we probably see more back pain complaints than all other specialties combined. Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Pain Management are also involved in treating musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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How do the muscular and respiratory systems work together?

How do the muscular and respiratory systems work together?

See below: Both systems help us breathe. Muscles are the diaphragm and intercostal muscles - for normal breathing. As the diaphragm drops down and the ribs expand, the lungs also expand, taking in air, and oxygen along with. When the diaphragm rises, and the intercostals relax, the chest wall recoils, causing the lungs to recoil causing air to move out - and CO2 along with it. ...Read more

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How does immobility of the muscular and skeletal systems occur?

How does immobility of the muscular and skeletal systems occur?

Several ways.: Injury, disease (stroke), treatment (cast), severe mental illness like depression or catatonic states. What specifically do you want to know? ...Read more

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How do the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular system work together?

How do the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular system work together?

Works in Harmony: Quite a question for 400 characters or less! The human body (and all plants and animals in nature for that matter) are complex systems that work in balance with their environment. There are structural components (musculo / skeletal) as well as energetic and regulatory components (gi/ cardiovascular / neuro) with multiple layers of feedback systems to allow the organism to thrive. ...Read more

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What body systems to the becker, ducheene and oculopharyngeal affect? (muscular dystrophies)

Various systems: The most serious issues with the muscular dystrophies involves the heart and breathing. The heart muscle and conduction system can be defective with serious consequence. Breathing system may be affected with risk aspiration and pneumonia. Some have mild learning problems. Many have orthopedic issues due to muscle imbalance and contractures and scoliosis. Vision and hearing may be affected. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer effect respiratory, muscular or any other systems?

Does colon cancer effect respiratory, muscular or any other systems?

Possible: Colon cancer can spread to the abdomen. Liver, lung and bone. The spread to the live is most common. This tumor can also spread to the brain in rare cases. ...Read more

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Are muscular dystrophy diseases inherited?

Yes, virtually all: Heredity varies from autosomal dominant to recessive and a few sex linked, but these are indeed genetically mediated muscle disorders. ...Read more

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Are peroxisomal disorders and muscular dystrophy the same thing?

Two different issues: Muscular dystrophy is a term used to describe the progressive disorder of muscles that can be genetic and worsen with age. Peroxisomal disorders are metabolic errors that can produce complex neuromuscular and medical crises which also worsen with age. There are treatments available so some of these disorders, but no cure. The clinical pictures are different, but similar enough to be confusing. ...Read more

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How is it that muscular dystrophy is a neurological disorder?

Because: Muscle tissue is considered part of the neurological tissues. There is a "chain" of tissues which neurologists specialize in, from muscle, up the nerves, to spinal cord, brainstem, all the way to cerebral structures. Some neurologists subspecialize in myopathies (muscle diseases). ...Read more