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Common Types Of Genetic Jewish Diseases

Diseases And Their Nature

Today, there are a lot of diseases and illnesses that are bothering a lot of people all over the world. Some of these diseases are caused by organisms outside of the body and around us. Some of these diseases are with treatments and cures but, unfortunately, some diseases are still considered incurable. People who are inflicted or are suffering from these incurable diseases are mostly just given treatments that help them control the severe effects of the disease that they acquired.


Some of these genetic Jewish diseases that are, as of today, considered incurable fall under the category of genetic diseases. These diseases are causes not by any outside bacteria or organisms that attack the body of the person but by the genetic material that is found in the person. These diseases may be caused by just the gene or a combination gene and environmental factors.

Categories of Genetic Diseases

There are different types of genetic Jewish diseases and each of them has different causes. The single gene disorder is one of these many types. Those diseases that are attributed to this type of genetic disease is said to be caused by a single mutated gene which is already present in the person’s genetic construction the moment he or she was born. Some of these mutations are inherited while some are also affected by the factors in the environment. Kidney conditions and Huntingdon’s disease are just some of those categorized in this type of genetic Jewish diseases.


Another type of these genetic diseases is those considered as complex disorders. This happens during the combination of genes and environmental factors. This combination is said to cause the diseases. Although it is reported that these diseases are less common compared to the single gene disorders, still these diseases are not to be taken lightly.

Common Types of Genetic Jewish Diseases

Here are some of the genetic Jewish diseases that the world has known as of today.


1. Bloom’s Syndrome- This type of disease is said to be an autosomal recessive disorder of the genes. This occurs in the chromosome 15 when the BLM gene has mutated.
2. Crohn’s Disease- This is one serious type of inflammatory disease which affects the gastrointestinal tract.
3. Beta Thalassemia- Known also as Cooley’s Anemia, this is also another type of autosomal recessive inherited disorder. This is caused by the mutation of the person’s hemoglobin chain.


There are many genetic Jewish diseases that are common in the world. These are just some of the many gene diseases that have been causing pain and suffering to people who have any of these conditions.

Address the Concern Immediately

Dealing with genetic Jewish diseases or disorders can be in several ways. One of the most recommended once you have discovered or learned about any history in the family of any genetic diseases is to have a genetic testing to ensure that you are able to determine it ahead of time. But there should not be a cause of panic when you learn of any history in the family indicating a case of these diseases. It is not always passed on every generation and to make sure is to have yourself checked.

By Emelie Go, published at 02/09/2012
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