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Relationship Between Genetics And Eating Habits
Non-mendelian: The genetics of behavior and in particular behavioral eating falls under the category of complex genetics where there are multiple genes contributing. Unlike many heritable conditions, a single gene is not associated with a specific eating habit. There are conditions like prader-willi syndrome where the eating habit has a more direct genetic link. For most, there is not a direct link. ...Read more
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
Yes: u/c is an immune condition, You need to use immune medications. ...Read more
Maybe: Mthfr is responsible for the production of the enzyme responsible for converting folate to l-methylfolate, an important constituent in the synthesis of some neurotransmitters relevant to depression. Mutations in mthfr could lead to reduced amounts of l-methylfolate. This discovery has led to the use of deplin (l-methylfolate) for the treatment of depression, but it's just one of many factors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Von Hippel-Lindau: Von hippel-lindau syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and fluid-filled sacs (cysts) in many different parts of the body. Tumors may be either noncancerous or cancerous and usually appear during young adulthood; however, the signs and symptoms of von hippel-lindau syndrome can occur throughout life. ...Read more
I have a genetic tendency towards acne. I'm sixteen. I'm seeing a dermatologist, but how can I make myself stop these bad habits?
?: Not sure being 16 is a bad habit except for you parents. Mostly do not pick or scrub and follw the derm advice. Until you out grow it you have to control it. ...Read more
They could be normal: Most children are born bowlegged and remain that way until about age two or three. At that point, they develop the knock kneed configuration, which persists until about age six.Bowleg can be caused by rickets blount's disease , trauma a fracture healing incorrectly, and genetic bone growth abnormalities.Knock knees usually develops as part of normal growth, but it may also be due to a disease ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They say my adflne is caused by a genetic alteration and maybe there's a connection with asperger, since the tests prove I have the symptoms. Correct?
Unclear: I hadn't heard of or seen that before, so i googled those letters: adflne and didn't come up with anything. Sorry. It may be a genetic marker, of which there are many different ones. Maybe a medical geneticist would know? Also, there really is not much that can actually be done to change the genes we have. Have you read: asperger syndrome by tony attwood? I think it's excellent. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hello doc is there is any way for any human can be diabetic type 1 without genetic connection?and can using insulin for non-diabetic make u diabetic?
Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes is the result of an autoimmune attack against the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. There is a genetic predisposition towards this autoimmunity, but not everyone who gets type 1 diabetes has this distribution. Diabetes is not contagious and you will not get diabetes from using someone else's insulin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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