Question by  LadyBug27 (10)

What are muscular dystrophy causes?

This is affecting my husband, and I want to know what I can do differently to avoid it.


Answer by  pats (62)

The causes of muscular dystrophy are various. It can be genetics, environmental, but mainly genetics play a huge role. It also depends on what kind of muscular dystrophy is diagnosed as some causes the person to be wheelchair bound by teens others have no effect until adulthood.


Answer by  cmunch (97)

Muscular dystrophy is actually a strictly genetically inherited disease. You can't just catch it, or avoid it if you inherited it.


Answer by  lewismoeller (88)

Muscular dystrophy is a complex defect to understand. In my best judgement it can be onset by various vacinations that or government has came up with.


Answer by  sharpe72 (214)

There are a number of types of muscular dystrophy but they all have one thing in common, they are always inherited. The faulty gene is carried on the X chromosome. Women are somewhat less likely to develop the disease, but they can be a genetic carrier of the faulty gene.

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