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Welcome back we've been talking about when you go see your doctor how much time you have -- your doctor what questions you should ask your doctor.
And it's becoming more important for you share your family medical history.
That ever before.
Doctor Siegel what questions should you ask family members -- you can relayed that information to your doctor.
Jamie it's getting more and more important as we do more -- -- of the genes of genetics now we're looking at Parkinson disease -- look at that alzheimer's disease you've got to make sure you tell both sides of the family and all first degree relatives we want an -- uncles and answer.
In addition -- parents we wanna know about grandparents -- is an internist look at blood pressure look at cholesterol certain kinds of cancer like Colin.
Prostate I'm particularly interest -- and others we're finding more and more about.
Leukemia lymphoma a little bit less but more and more we're finding every news into the genetics that tell us what to predict we got -- no family history.
When you think about that you only think about breast cancer because that's the one you hear about if you have a relative that has have breast cancer but what other illnesses and diseases.
Are -- genetic connections that we know about now.
Across -- cancer that's a big one though it is absolutely and a lot of times people think that because.
They have breast cancer -- -- think about their mother's side but also the father says that's important because some of the genes.
Can go back and forth between this but the truth is when your doctor's office and they give you all these forms it's so annoying to fill it out takes half an hour.
But as a doctor you're detective you need that information to be able to take care of your pitches.
In cancer a lot of times when that cancer is seen before the age of fifty.
It's critical it's mostly genetics so.
Volunteer that information to give it your doctor -- critical to edit my stock and thank you both so much -- -- -- him as always thank you have advertisements it.
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