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I'm native american am I more susceptible to becoming an addict?

I'm native american am I more susceptible to becoming an addict?

NO!!..........but...: It's really about you! although certain groups have more issues with drug abuse and addiction, it ultimately comes down to who you are......Do you have a job that you enjoy?....Are your friends and family plagued with drug problems?.....Have you been mentally, physically, and spiritually healthy? If you are at a party and are offered drugs, what will you do? Do you know how to just say "no"? ...Read more

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I am a 57yr. Old native american male, is there any prefered medication you can advise for erectiile disfunction.? I am a concerned , responsible adult.

I am a 57yr. Old native american male, is there any prefered medication you can advise for erectiile disfunction.? I am a concerned , responsible adult.

Healthy enough 4 it?: Ed in midlife is unhealthy not just as a lifestyle problem but as an indicator of possible decline in health. So get a general physical from pcp. Determine if diabetes or cardiovascular disease present. Also consider eating healthy or, if needed, start a weight loss program. Exercise programs can strengthen both endurance and confidence. Then see a urologist for followup on the ed to find out more. ...Read more

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Can a DNA test tell me how much native American Indian I have in me an what type?

No: There is no distinctive genotype that identifies native American vs other people that we term races. And there is no test to distinguish one tribe from another. There is such admixture between whites and Native Americans that any distinction would probably have been "washed out" already. ...Read more

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Did you know that Native American and Asian ppl have a hard time with atypical antipsychotics? How is this? DNA maybe? Fnp told me this

Did you know that Native American and Asian ppl have a hard time with atypical antipsychotics? How is this? DNA maybe? Fnp told me this

Interesting: Wonder what kinds of problems these medicines cause them, or what you FNP has seen. Sometimes some groups of people may not do well with certain things. People of mediteranean descent sometimes become ill after eating fava beans for example. ...Read more

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I'm native american am I more susceptible to having vascular diseases?

I'm native american am I more susceptible to having vascular diseases?

No: Could be a generic link for aneurysms. I would be active, not smoke, control cholesterol an sugar. ...Read more

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