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Why are men more likely to get lou gehrig's disease?

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In brief: Not clear

Many neurological diseases affect men more often, such as parkinson's, men x3 women, but ms is the reverse, women x3 men.
May have to do with genetic susceptibility, and some unknown environmental trigger.

In brief: Not clear

Many neurological diseases affect men more often, such as parkinson's, men x3 women, but ms is the reverse, women x3 men.
May have to do with genetic susceptibility, and some unknown environmental trigger.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Kevin Gardner
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In brief: Lou Gehrig's disease

Genetics. It is passed in teh x chromosome.
Men only have 1. Women have 2, and both need the disease for them to get it.

In brief: Lou Gehrig's disease

Genetics. It is passed in teh x chromosome.
Men only have 1. Women have 2, and both need the disease for them to get it.
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