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Is alzheimer's disease hereditary?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Early onset alzheimers has a very large genetic component.
Those who get the illness in their 60's, 70's or older have a much smaller genetic component contributing to their illness.

In brief: Yes
Early onset alzheimers has a very large genetic component.
Those who get the illness in their 60's, 70's or older have a much smaller genetic component contributing to their illness.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry
In brief: Some of it
About 3 to 5% of alzheimer's disease is of the hereditary variety.
Most of it is just wear & tear on the brain.

In brief: Some of it
About 3 to 5% of alzheimer's disease is of the hereditary variety.
Most of it is just wear & tear on the brain.
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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