Genetic disorders

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  • Genetic Disorders
    • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Sickle cell disease
    • Genetic Disorders
      • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Symptoms
  • Become short of breath
    • Symptoms
  • Become tired easily
    • Inherited
      • Sickle cell disease
      • Stopped from doing a lot of sports when you have the desise
        • Can get it if parents have it
          • Cells cant fit through the blood vessels so the blood clots
            • Recessive condition (sufferer has two copies of a faulty gene)
              • Red blood cells are misshapen
                • Symptoms
                  • Mucus that lines tubes in the lungs is much thicker and stickier than normal
                    • Symptoms
                    • Lead to many infections of the lungs
                      • Mucus that lines tubes in the lungs is much thicker and stickier than normal
                      • Prevent enzymes getting into the digestive system to break down food
                        • Can lead to weight loss
                      • Inherited
                        • Effects the lungs/digestive system
                          • Struggle to get oxygen/digest food
                            • Caused by faulty gene
                              • 1 in 25 people carry it

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