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Doctor insights on: Risk Factors For Developing Osteoporosis

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What risk factors are there for developing dvt?

What risk factors are there for developing dvt?

DVT: read this for lots of information: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/deep-vein-thrombosis/basics/definition/con-20031922 ...Read more

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How can diabetes mellitus be a risk factor for developing atheroma?

How can diabetes mellitus be a risk factor for developing atheroma?

Definitely: Particularly if your sugar is not well controlled, diabetes can increase cv risk by a factor of 4-7x normal. Another reason to keep your glucose (and BP and lipids) normal. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for high risk pregnancies?

What are the risk factors for high risk pregnancies?

Threats to baby, mom: Risk factors include conditions that might affect the health of the fetus and/or pregnant woman. Those include higher chance for birth defects, >1 baby, prior preterm birth, diabetes, history of eclampsia. Many women at high risk for pregnancy complications have healthy babies, but they probably saw perinatologists, had extra testing or imaging, or underwent treatments or delivery with nicu aware. ...Read more

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What factors increase the risk of developing diabetes?

What factors increase the risk of developing diabetes?

Obesity. Genes.: Fat tissue in the body increases resistance to insulin, which ultimately causes diabetes. As well, 90% of family members of diabetics will be hard wired genetically to get diabetes. ...Read more

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Is diabetes a risk factor for alzheimers?

Is diabetes a risk factor for alzheimers?

Yes: Yes it is. Both diabetes and alzheimer's involve excessive inflammation, although the precise link is not clear. Diabetes accelerates vascular disease and there could be elements of brain ischemia that promote alzheimers. ...Read more

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What increases risk for diabetes?

What increases  risk for diabetes?

Being overweight: Obesity is a large risk factor for developing diabetes. A family history of diabetes can increase your risk as well. ...Read more

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What are some common risk factors for developing kidney cancer?

What are some common risk factors for developing kidney cancer?

Smoking, obesity: Others can include anatomic abnormalities such as horseshoe kidney, chronic renal failure, and genetic abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are cardiovascular disease risk factors associated with obesity?

Obesity: Read this: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/weightmanagement/obesity/obesity-information_ucm_307908_article.Jsp.

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What are the risk factors for developing athsma?

What are the risk factors for developing athsma?

Family, allergies: A history of asthma in a parent or sibling, and allergies to inhaled allergens, smoking or exposure to environmental tobacco smoke are the main risk factors for the development of asthma. In an adult, a history of asthma in childhood would be a significant risk factor. ...Read more

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How is tobacco smoking a risk factor for developing renal cell carcinoma?

How is tobacco smoking a risk factor for developing renal cell carcinoma?

Increased risk.: Smoking introduces many very carcinogenic compounds into the bloodstream, which is filtered by the kidney. These carcinogens, along with the decreased tissue oxygenation caused by smoking, is theorized to increase the risk of renal cell carcinoma. A meta-analysis of 24 studies (hunt, int j cancer 114:101-108, 2005) showed this significantly increased risk, & it is considered causal by the ussg. ...Read more

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What are other common risk factors for developing tendonitis?

What are other common risk factors for developing tendonitis?

Tendonitis: Age as people get older, their tendons become less flexible — which makes them easier to injure. Occupations tendinitis is more common in people whose jobs involve: repetitive motions frequent overhead reaching forceful exertion sports you may be more likely to develop tendinitis if you participate in certain sports that involve repetitive motions. ...Read more

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What are risk factors for heart disease in women?

What are  risk factors for heart disease in women?

Mars/Venus: High blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity (bmi 30+), family history of heart disease. Some things increase risk more for gals than guys: smoking, mental stress/depression, lower estrogen after menopause; metabolic syndrome (belly fat+high blood pressure+high triglycerides+high blood sugar). We can: get moving, don't smoke, eat right, watch our weight, balance work/play. ...Read more

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What risk factors are there for diabetes?

What risk factors are there for diabetes?

Most important: Family history and in those- weight gain, obesity, inactivity, eating sweets. ...Read more

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What are risk factors for esophageal cancer?

What are risk factors for esophageal cancer?

Two types: For adenocarcinoma, the main risk factor is acid reflux or gerd. For squamous cell carcinoma, the main risk factors are smoking and alcoholol. ...Read more

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What are risk factors for breast cancer?

What are risk factors for breast cancer?

Many: Brca gene mutation, family history, esp. A first-degree relative (mother, father or sister), early age at first period, late menopause, no children or children after age 30, obesity, high-fat diet. However it is very important to realize that there is no guaranteed method of prevention, and 75% of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients have no family history of breast cancer - everyone is at risk. ...Read more

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