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Is disposition hereditary?

Is disposition hereditary?

No: some babies are clearly born with different personalities from there is sibs, but there is no identifiable genetic linkage. It probably is all environmental influence. Sociopaths for example usually have a mother who wants nothing to do with her children and deprives them of love or affection; they may grow up self-centered, cruel and narcissistic. ...Read more

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Are curved spines hereditary?

They can be: You are referring to scoliosis, which is not that uncommon. Scoliosis, like every other medical condition, can be caused by genetic factors, environmental factor (such as nutrition, type of work, etc), or a combination of these. ...Read more

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Are vision defects hereditary?

Are vision defects hereditary?

Depends on type: Color vision defect is usually hereditary but can be affected by various meds including some anti-inflammatories, cancer agents, blood pressure meds, pr even aftergastric bypass. In addition recreational drugs can also be problematic. There are other eye diseases that can cause defects. ...Read more

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What are some inherited diseases?

What are some inherited diseases?

Too many to list: There's many. We're you thinking of one specifically to learn about? Some classic ones we learn about in med school are sickle cell. Disease., cystic fibrosis, huntingtons disease. ...Read more

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Are allergic reactions hereditary?

Are allergic reactions hereditary?

Yes and No: Allergies to specific triggers, like peanuts, shrimp, dust mites, etc., are not inherited from one generation to the next. However, the general state of "being allergic" (atopy) can be hereditary, so children of parents with asthma or seasonal allergies may have increased risk to develop those or other allergic conditions. See an allergist for more information. ...Read more

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Can a sunny disposition be inherited?

Partly: People develop various temperments. Psychology talks about the "even-tempered vs difficult" child. It appears that we are born with a predisposition toward a particular disposition. However, we can modify our disposition by life experiences or through the things we fill our mind with. ...Read more

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Is ostermalitis hereditary & what are symptoms?

Is ostermalitis  hereditary & what are symptoms?

Osteomyelitis: NO.it is not heriditary. It is a bacterial infection of the bone and is very hard to treat. Even with strong antibiotics. The main symptom is pain ...Read more

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Is MS hereditary?

Is MS hereditary?

Yes..but low ..: Even in identical twins, the incidence is only 20-35%, thus environmental factors (infections such as epstein virus, geography, vitamin d deficiency? +others factors, unknown) play more important role than genetic in development of ms..There is still much ongoing research in this area and hopefully will shed more light in the years ahead. It is a difficult one if you have ms, best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Is ic hereditary?

Is ic hereditary?

Yes: There is a tendency for i.C. To recur in families, siblings and daughters. There is also a family tendency for endometriosis and these two problems often run together. I am not aware of the exact gene problem linked to this difficult problem. ...Read more

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Is PKD hereditary?

Is PKD hereditary?

Yes: There are several polycystic kidney diseases (pkd), and they are generally divided into autosomal dominant and recessive types. These are the patterns of inheritance. In general all are hereditary although spontaneous gene changes are common. The children of parents with gene changes are susceptible to inheriting these diseases. ...Read more

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Is gout hereditary?

Is gout hereditary?

Yes, sometimes: Gout does run in families. To lessen the risk of developing gout, lose weight if you are overweight. Reduce the amount of red meat and shellfish you eat. Reduce the amount of alcohol and high fructose processed food that you eat. Eat more grains, vegetables, and low fat dairy products. ...Read more

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How is CF inherited?

How is CF inherited?

From both parents: CF is an autosomal recessive disorder meaning the infant must inherit a mutated or abnormal copy of the CF gene from both the mother and the father. If both parents are carriers of a CF mutation, the odds of the infant having CF are 1 out of 4 or 25% for every pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is glaucoma inherited?

Is glaucoma inherited?

Some are: There are many different types of glaucoma, some caused secondarily through trauma or other diseases. But there are some type of glaucoma where genetics are involved but not 100%. In other words just because your parents have it doesn't mean you have to get it. However, risk is certainly higher.... ...Read more

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Is anxiety hereditary?

Is anxiety hereditary?

Anxiety: Yes and no. Some families are predisposed to anxiety by virtue of either genetic association or, more likely, social learning theory, wherein behavior is learned by watching and observing. An anxious approach, reaction, or manner to situations may be "contagious.". ...Read more

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Hi is gout heriditary?

Hi is gout heriditary?

Partially. : A tendency toward gout can be inherited. The development of gout is also influenced by diet, weight, and other factors. ...Read more

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Is lymphoma inherited?

Is lymphoma inherited?

Rarely: There is a very small risk of hereditary lymphoma. First degree relatives of patients with myeloma, lymphoma or cll carry a slightly higher chance of getting these diseases. ...Read more

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Is dandruff hereditary?

Is dandruff hereditary?

Dandruff: Yes, definite inherited tendency but environment plays a big role. Stress, weather, internal disease, hygiene. ...Read more

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Is narcolepsy inherited?

Yes: Up to 10% of narcolepsy patients have family members with the illness. Twins have an even higher chance of both having the illness. ...Read more

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Is cellulite hereditary?

Is cellulite hereditary?

Cellulite: The causes of cellulite involve changes in metabolism physiology and dieting too hard or too much, such as sex-specific dimorphic skin architecture, alteration of connective tissue structure, hormonal factors, genetic factors, the microcirculatory system, the extracellular matrix, and subtle inflammatory alterations. ...Read more

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Are migraines hereditary?

Are migraines hereditary?

No: As far as science knows now it is just a familial association because they often run in families. Someday we might find out they are inherited and find the code on a gene! i would not be surprised. ...Read more

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Are migraines hereditary?

Are migraines hereditary?

Appears to be: There seems to be a strong hereditary link to certain types of migraines. ...Read more

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Is acromegaly hereditary?

Is acromegaly hereditary?

Acromegaly: That would be an extremely rare situation, to my knowledge there are no hereditary links in acromegaly. ...Read more

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Is leucoderma hereditary?

Is leucoderma hereditary?

Leukoderma: Leukoderma is the name given to white patches on the skin. These patches are due to the partial or total loss of skin pigmentation. There are many causes of leukoderma. Vitiligo is a specific type of leukoderma and is often, although incorrectly, used interchangeably with the term leukoderma (sometimes spelled leucoderma). Genetics is only one cause as there are also other causes. ...Read more