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What Factors Contribute To Developing Sle
Unknown: Why the body attacks itself is a mystery however, some medications such as the antibiotic Doxycycline can cause drug- induced lupus. These reactions will typically resolve when the drug is stopped. Autoimmune disease often run in families suggesting that genetic factors are at play. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weakness of heart.: CHF is primarily caused by an issue in the heart that prevents it from being able to supply your body with the oxygen it needs. This can be caused by weakness of the heart muscle, insufficiency of a valve in the heart or a rhythm disturbance that disrupts the forward flow of blood from the heart. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Work together: Over a very short period of time the incidence of autism has increased so significantly that genetics alone cannot be the explanation. Environmental influence on genetically susceptible individuals can explain the increase. There are thousands of subtle genetic differences that may only present clinically under certain environmental influences. Decreasing negative environmental exposures is key. ...Read more
Non comm dis: Read your text book. Genes, gender, race, where you were born. Did you mother have HTN or DM. ...Read more
Cancer and treatment: The greek words kakos="bad things", & hexus="state of being. Cancer cachexia is characterized by diminished nutrient intake and progressive tissue depletion, both of which lead to weight loss. Cytokine activation and tumor-derived cachexia-inducing substances are thought to be the causes.In some cases, cancer treatment may also contribute to loss of lean body mass in patients with advanced cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Being tested for auto immune conditions, what possible environmental factors can cause RA or lupus ?
What are risk factors in your family history and lifestyle for cardiovascular disease. Which factors can be changed?
Can you tell me how genetics and environmental factors influence cholesterol, cardiovascular disease and cancer?
Many ways.: Long Answer. But short answer is genes are activated by environmental factors such as diet, exercise, etc... Genes as those inherited from family can cause certain proteins in the body to work differently than other people. Can cause higher cholesterol, blood pressure... than average population. Cancer happens when more than one genes are damaged from environment and cell cannot self destruct. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prenatal factors : Include: a low folate (folic acid) level at the time of conception, drugs or alcohol from 3 weeks' conceptional age-delivery, maternal "flu"/viral illness with fever for a week, maternal obesity ;/or diabetes, advanced maternal age ; advanced paternal age if mother is young. These epigenetic factors alter function but not structure or sequence of fetal genes ; increase the risk of ASD in offspring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe non-MS reasons: It is important to look carefully for non-ms factors contributing to fatigue. The list may include poor sleep quality, mood disorder, additive medication side effects, abnormal blood chemistries, hormone imbalance, anemia. Fatigue as exhaustion versus excessive sleepiness must be distinguished. Fatigue with walking may be a specific concern. It is important to see what on the list is treatable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heart failure: Probably the 2 major conditions that contribute to the development of heart failure are high blood pressure and diabetes. Both of these conditions can have a direct, detrimental effect on the heart or cause heart failure through the development of coronary artery disease. At least 75% of people with heart failure in United States have a history of high blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help plz! Can schizophrenia develop due to environmental factors alone without a genetic predisposition?
Complex Factors : Eating disorders are very complex and serious illnesses. Using the biopsychosocial model some contributing factors might be genetic predisposition, medical illness, childhood abuse, distorted body image and pressure by the media to have idealized body-types. This list is far from complete. To learn more about eating disorders: http://www.Nmha.Org/go/eating-disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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