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Must Know About Genomic Researches And Magnetic Resonance Imaging Of OCD
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There are various genomic research and study that present an argument with regard to the future and probable way of treating the obsessions and compulsions when diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Several years had passed when the proposal for human genome has been made. In that long time that scientists and researchers have invested, genes related and connected to various mental disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, bipolar disorder OCD and other mental illnesses have been found to give rise to the manifestation of the symptoms of the disorder. Different genetic explanations and researches have been made regarding the functions of the genes on the human system as well as their mutations and on how they will be treated when it comes to their malfunctions resulting to diagnosis of diseases.

Some genes show weakness that may lead to anorexia nervosa which is also related to OCD and the depression its symptoms may cause. Research shows that genes have their own vulnerability and if not properly responded and treated will lead to disorders and even worse illnesses that are fatal.

Science has paved its way in treating various illnesses. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder has been diagnosed and made to be known to the patients’ through sophisticated imaging techniques as well as genomic researches. This techniques and studies give hope to the OCD patients and family members that someday the symptoms of obsessions and compulsions will totally be gone.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging or commonly known as MRI has been a highly advanced way of diagnosing and treating the disorder through MRI, various brain activities and functions are observed and properly monitored. MRI has given and explained several behavior and thought patterns of the patient. Brain imaging includes tests and activities that may assess the patients’ recurring and repetitive thoughts and behaviors. This involves pressing certain buttons that corresponds o what is shown on the computer screen. This evaluates the mental capacity and alertness of the patient that are related to their symptoms. Also, the brain imaging shows that various parts of the brain on how they work during the tests give to the patient. Most patients display a low capacity when it comes to the gray matter of the brain that causes their unwanted and irrational behaviors. MRI also explains that the obsessions and compulsions of the patient may usually come from genetic reasons and there is a greater probability for one to be diagnosed when his family members have also the disorder or other related disorder.


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