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Q:  Genetics & Risk


I would like to know the chances of the disorder being passed to our children.  His grandmother had it, and he is the only one out of 3 siblings to have it.  I have anixety, and my mother as well as 4 of her siblings have anixety. Is it wise for us to have children?  And if it is will he have to be off his medications during the time we are trying to concieve?
 

Dear Ms. B' -- 
Try a little essay on that subject from my website entitled "
Risk to your Kids". I'm not aware of any new data since that was written about a year ago. 

Dr. Phelps


Published May, 2003
 

 

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