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Can IBS be hereditary?

Posted 12 Aug 2013 by SJACadet 3 answers

My mum has IBS and over the last two years I have been getting some of the IBS symptoms pointed out by the NHS Choices website. I just wanted to know if I possibly might of inherited IBS.

Does anyone suffer severe upper abdomen pain?

Posted 14 Oct 2017 by Coreenap 1 answer

I just turned 50 in July and have had osteoporosis for a few years. I suffered from premature ovary failure due to a genetic condition called fragile x syndrome. My last bone scan showed severe depletion of bone. My dr discussed fosmax so I tried it for 3 months. I started suffering from left jaw ...

Has anyone been recommended to take Xarelto for three months only to treat DVT in leg?

Posted 3 Nov 2016 by Kara2016 2 answers

I am a 40 year old female with no genetic predisposition for blood clots. On 9/4/16 I had a sclerotherapy to treat varicose veins on my left calf and three weeks after that I developed a superficial blood clot and DVT which is attached high in my tigh. The doctor told me I should be on the medicine ...

Is ADHD genetic? if so, how to determine source?

Posted 18 May 2017 by redbird22 1 answer

Has anyone had a Genesight test before, or something like it? It's a genetics test?

Posted 13 Dec 2014 by StephanieAlice 5 answers

I had my first Genesight test done yesterday - it's supposed to give me a definite psych diagnosis, which my new doc thinks I need because I've had so many bad reactions to medications that are supposed to be helpful for people with Major Depression. She also did a pain management ...

Wellbutrin SRbetter the XL?

Posted 22 Feb 2017 by Mimberly7 1 answer

Started taking genetic Wellbutrin three weeks ago immediate release. Found out not only wasn't I taking it right but the side effects were horrible. I did feel lots energy didn't eat much but felt the medication hit all at once to fast. So I asked my doctor to switch to the XL which ...

Taking 25 mg losartan for 10 years and hair is thinning more during past year?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by knitsie 1 answer

I am 68 years old and have been on losartan, 25 mg over 10 years. I tolerate the drug well. However I note increased more thinning of my hair top and sides during the past year. It may be genetic (alopecea) but I am wondering if it is also due to the losartan. Hesitant to change medications. Blood ...

Just wondering if anyone on here is familiar with a very rare, genetic eye disorder called?

Posted 7 Aug 2016 by Andrea1954 0 answers

... "Birdshot"..aka: Retinochoroidopathy?? Was diagnosed almost 4 mos. ago and need all !the support I can find. Am seeing the best doctors at least so not looking for medical advice... just a very hard to cope with illness~ Thanks ;)

Recurring baldness through the generations at the same age and the role of hormones?

Posted 30 May 2016 by ypul 1 answer

From what I know the causes of alopecia aretea are either hormones, genetics or stress. The curious thing about my case is that I started going bald when I was 17, my older brother also started going bald when he was 17, so did my father and his father. Can this be explained through genetics? Do ...

Thallous Chloride, Tl-201 - How many of these tests are to many. Found not for patient , being used?

Posted 27 May 2016 by heartstrong 0 answers

... for questionable research they call gene therapy to cure cardiovascular disease and raidiation helps new genetic material take better so sad

I have hirsutism, hormonal imbalance, genetics, plus I take strong psych medication how can an?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by Username19 0 answers

... endocrinologist help me? Plus I've heard that the pills an endocrinologist gives you can give you cancer. Is this true?

Long QT Syndrome - I have recently had an ECG which showed bradycardia and Long QT. I have a 2nd?

Posted 26 Feb 2016 by weezie056 1 answer

I had a 2nd degree relative who had unexplained sudden death age 46. I am 56 and am taking Fluoxatine. Should I continue to take this medication? Can it induce LQT? Or is it likely to be genetic?

What is a genetic substitute for carveoilol?

Posted 6 Apr 2016 by eatejeda 0 answers

What is the likelihood my children will inherit PE?

Posted 20 Mar 2016 by HeatherB814 0 answers

My boyfriend has severe Pectus Excavatum that has caused health problems and he is awaiting a long overdue corrective surgery. He inherited it from his father and grandfather, and his sister also has a mild case. As far as I know, I do not have any cases in my family and it is only a problem on his ...

What make HeLa cells so special, unlike the other human cancerous cellls?

Posted 27 Feb 2016 by muonngumotgiac 0 answers

What is the special thing, that make people decided to use HeLa cells, but not the other human cancerous cells or cancerous cells from another people

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