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Cystic Fibrosis
A pair of recessive genes. It is hereditary.
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Bipolar
Genetically vulnerable, environmental triggers, neurologically disposed.
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Alzheimers
Age, genetics, abnormalities in the brain, clumps/plaques of inactive cells.
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Young Carers
children who are under 18, who provide regular, ongoing care and emotional support for a family member or friend who is physically or mentally ill.
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Later Adulthood
A person who is 65+ years old.
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Autism
Brain development condition, variety of physical and environmental factors. Genetic factors are responsible for some forms of autism. not due to the way a person has been brought up.
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Down's Syndrome
Genetic condition, caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21 in cells. It isn't hereditary but risk increases if the mother is older.
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Osteoarthritis
Thickening and broadening of bones. Damage to cartilage. Build up of fluid in joints due to inflamation. Damage to ligaments and tendons.
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Genetically vulnerable, environmental triggers, neurologically disposed.

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Bipolar

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Age, genetics, abnormalities in the brain, clumps/plaques of inactive cells.

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children who are under 18, who provide regular, ongoing care and emotional support for a family member or friend who is physically or mentally ill.

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A person who is 65+ years old.

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