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Inheritance and Genetics of Gulf War syndrome

Genetics of Gulf War syndrome:

Gulf War syndrome is not believed to be caused by genetics, however, a person's genetic background may render them more or less susceptible to developing the illness.

About inheritance and genetics:

Inheritance of Gulf War syndrome refers to whether the condition is inherited from your parents or "runs" in families. The level of inheritance of a condition depends on how important genetics are to the disease. Strongly genetic diseases are usually inherited, partially genetic diseases are sometimes inherited, and non-genetic diseases are not inherited. For general information, see Introduction to Genetics.


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