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Could Parkinson's disease be hereditary?
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Dr. William Gaya
Neurology
In brief: Parkinson's disease
Yes, parkinson's disease can be hereditary.
It is reported that about 5 % of pd is hereditary. However, the most common form of pd continues to be a sporadic form.

In brief: Parkinson's disease
Yes, parkinson's disease can be hereditary.
It is reported that about 5 % of pd is hereditary. However, the most common form of pd continues to be a sporadic form.
Dr. William Gaya
Dr. William Gaya
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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
In brief: Yes
Most disease processes are hereditary in one way or another. Genetics are very complex.
Sometimes multiple genes are required in order to display a specific characteristic or disease process. Genetic therapeutics is in it's infancy, but no doubt will be an unbelievable breakthrough one day.

In brief: Yes
Most disease processes are hereditary in one way or another. Genetics are very complex.
Sometimes multiple genes are required in order to display a specific characteristic or disease process. Genetic therapeutics is in it's infancy, but no doubt will be an unbelievable breakthrough one day.
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Dr. Felix Brizuela
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