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The brittle bones disease runs in the family. So how can I prevent it happening to me when I get to be in my 20s?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Oi is caused by a genetic defect.
Overall, any person with oi has a 50% chance of passing the disease to his or her children. Through genetic counseling, oi can be prevented from being passed from one generation to another.Problems related to oi can be reduced or prevented by a healthy lifestyle with exercise and good nutrition. Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, which may weaken bon.

In brief: Let me help
Oi is caused by a genetic defect.
Overall, any person with oi has a 50% chance of passing the disease to his or her children. Through genetic counseling, oi can be prevented from being passed from one generation to another.Problems related to oi can be reduced or prevented by a healthy lifestyle with exercise and good nutrition. Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption, which may weaken bon.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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