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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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