Wilson's Disease

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Wilson's disease is a genetic/inherited disease which affects women and men equally. It is caused by the build-up of copper is certain organs such as the liver and the brain. Roughly 1 in 30,000[1] people suffer from this disease. Symptoms generally occur between ages 5 and 35.

The disease is treated through medication, these include[2]:

It can also be managed through dietary changes, this will include low copper meals.

Symptoms include:

References

  1. https://www.healthline.com/health/wilsons-disease#symptoms
  2. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wilsons-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353256
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