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Doctor insights on: List Of Enzyme Deficiency Diseases

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Does g6pd enzyme deficiency go away?

Does g6pd enzyme deficiency go away?

No: G6pd deficiency is a genetic disorder that is passed down on the x chromosome. A person who has this diagnosis cannot get rid of it. However, the enzyme levels can fluctuate in people and certain illnesses, exposures, and stresses can make the symptoms of the disease appear when these enzyme levels drop low. So you may not have symptoms of the disease, even though you still have the diagnosis. ...Read more

Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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What are the natural sources of digestive enzymes, I ve no appetite or very low one since a long time, cd this be due enzyme deficiency?

What are the natural sources of digestive enzymes, I ve no appetite or very low one since a long time, cd this be due enzyme deficiency?

COULD BE: There are myriad reasons for poor appetite. This would be at least a 2 hour visit investigating clues, symptoms, etc. I see you have respiratory problems. Do you smoke? That's a big one. You are young, and sound like you have sxs of anxiety, which in and of itself is classic for loss of appetite. See a good, comprehensive doctor and ask questions, go through all your symptoms, how long, etc. ...Read more

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Is there a blood test that can detect enzyme deficiencies? If so what is the name of the test? What type of doctor can test you for enzyme deficiency?

Is there a blood test that can detect enzyme deficiencies? If so what is the name of the test? What type of doctor can test you for enzyme deficiency?

Depends: It depends on what symptoms one has. If the symptoms are gastrointestinal, then a gastroenterologist would order the appropriate tests. For hormonal problems, an endocrinologist is best. For blood problems, a hematologist is best, etc. The specialist looks for the enzyme deficiency. ...Read more

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Which enzyme has impaired activity in someone with a vitamin b1 deficiency?

Which enzyme has impaired activity in someone with a vitamin b1 deficiency?

Pyruvate: The vitamin B1 dependent enzyme is the decarboxylase, one of 3 enzymes that make up the pyruvic dehydrogenase complex. Essential in the oxidation of glucose, the major fuel of the brain. No cellular energy without B1! Unusual fatigue is a common symptom. ...Read more

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I am 38 year old female with hypothyroidism, vitamin d and b deficiencies and highly suspected aldh 2 enzyme deficiency. How does this all tie in?

I am 38 year old female with hypothyroidism, vitamin d and b deficiencies and highly suspected aldh 2 enzyme deficiency. How does this all tie in?

ALDH is seperate: Limit alcohol as your risk for cancer is increased. Hypothyroidism can affect digestion and absorption which can promote deficiencies. B12 def can also affect your thyroid function. Consider gluten sensitivity also as this can tie in. ...Read more

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I have an enzyme deficiency that doesn't allow me to run or walk fast. My muscles tense up, my feet & legs get numb and it hurts. What enzyme is it?

I have an enzyme deficiency that doesn't allow me to run or walk fast. My muscles tense up, my feet & legs get numb and it hurts. What enzyme is it?

Nonspecific: A number of hereditary muscle diseases can mimic your symptoms, and you can have a muscle biopsy which will reveal your exact condition. The numbness is not of muscle origin however, and raises question of underlying nerve disorder instead. Go to local medical school and see neuromuscular specialist. ...Read more

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What can I avoid of food I am suffering from deficiecy of enzyme g6pd?

What can I avoid of food I am suffering from deficiecy of enzyme g6pd?

G6PD deficiency&diet: The are lists of foods and medicines to avoid on the internet, especially from sites like g6pd deficiency.Org. The most important foods to avoid are fava beans and other legumes, sulfites, menthol, artifical blue food coloring, artificial ascorbic acid, and tonic water. All your doctors need to be provided with a list of the medications to avoid. ...Read more

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I am a type 1.5 diabetic. What other hormones/enzymes could my pancreas be deficient? My liver is constantly over producing glucagon.

I am a type 1.5 diabetic. What other hormones/enzymes could my pancreas be deficient? My liver is constantly over producing glucagon.

LADA: Latent autoimmunity causes some adults to develop type one diabetes after type 2 or Insulin resistant type is present. Have you been screened for celiac disease? It could be the underlying cause for your problems. ...Read more

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What percentage of the U.S. population has an immune deficiency disease of some kind?

What percentage of the U.S. population has an immune deficiency disease of some kind?

>1 in 1200 household: A US nationwide survey of a sample of household, done by phone, estimated that 1 in 1200 household have a member with a primary immunodeficiency. The prevalence of HIV infection, the most common secondary immunodeficiency in the US is approx 4.5 per 1000 people. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by the deficiency of fats?

Weight loss: Weight loss, because fats have more calories/gram than any other food. There are some fat soluble vitamins like d that you might become deficient in, but it is very unlikely since you can't totally eliminate the fat from your diet no matter how hard you try -- and by the way, why are you doing it in the first place? Excess carbohydrate/protein (other two options) is not good either. ...Read more

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Would factor 13 deficiency be considered a disorder?

Would factor 13 deficiency be considered a disorder?

Yes: Factor xiii is important in proper formation of blood clots and ensuring control of bleeding. ...Read more

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How to determine you have attention deficiency disorder?

Vanderbilt.: Fill out a vanderbilt assesment form and visit a psychiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some nutrition deficiency diseases and their symptoms?

What are some nutrition deficiency diseases and their symptoms?

Too involved: Common nutritional deficiencies in the us are usually seen in alcoholics and include thiamine, magnesium, protein and folate (folic acid) deficiencies. Women in reproductive phase may have iron deficiency due to menstrual blood loss. People with eating disorders often have multiple deficiencies of vitamins and minerals. Symptoms: anemia, weakness, neuropathy, skin rashes, failure to thrive etc. ...Read more

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Could IgG subclass deficiencies be caused by plasma b cell diseases/disorders?

Yes: It is possible to have malfunction of immunoglobulins or low levels in b cell disorders. A subclass deficiency by itself is usually not clinically significant and does not warrant treatment but if an underlying b cell disorder exists, it should be remedied. ...Read more

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How can you check if you're suffering from any hormonal disorder or deficiency?

How can you check if you're suffering from any hormonal disorder or deficiency?

No one answer: The symptoms of thyroid disease, hypogonadism, adrenal insufficiency, cushing's, hyperparathyroidism, and diabetes are so numerous and often ill-defined that people may be thought to be "just getting old" or emotionally overladen. The lab is critical here, and there is no single test. Glands are mysterious to most people and charlatans talk about diagnosing disease here often, be on your guard. ...Read more

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Will enzyme therapy only work on the short term or can it cure gaucher's disease?

No: Enzyme therapy is a treatment, not a cure. It will maintain good health but you must always take it to remain healthy. ...Read more

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Is there a chromium storage deficiency disease? When taking chromium my son 10 is normal, can relax is not difficult, without it is, any info helps.

Is there a chromium storage deficiency disease? When taking chromium my son 10 is normal, can relax is not difficult, without it is, any info helps.

Here's what I found: Www. Diagnose-me. Com/symptoms-of/chromium-deficiency. Html
complete information about chromium deficiency, including signs and symptoms; conditions that suggest it; recommendations. Even mild deficiencies of chromium can produce symptoms other than problems in blood sugar metabolism, such as anxiety or fatigue. Abnormal cholesterol metabolism and increased progress of atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Why doesn't deficiency of riboflavin cause disease?

Why doesn't deficiency of riboflavin cause disease?

Ariboflavinosis: Actually, vitamin b2 deficiency causes ariboflavinosis. Symptoms may include cheilosis (cracks in the lips), high sensitivity to sunlight, angular cheilitis, inflammation of the tongue, seborrheic dermatitis or pseudo-syphilis, pharyngitis, hyperemia, and edema of the pharyngeal and oral mucosa. ...Read more

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Is atherosclerosis an autoimmune deficiency disorder?

Is atherosclerosis an autoimmune deficiency disorder?

No: No, it isn't; steroids don't help; in fact they hurt. Immunopressives don't help either. ...Read more