The most common genetic conditions in the world

Some things you're just born with

Stars Insider

05/10/22 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Medical

Following the global pandemic of COVID-19, everyone in the world learned to be hyperaware of their health, their hygiene, and taking all of the necessary precautions to avoid getting sick. Vaccinations, masks, diligent handwashing, and a vast number of other practices became common for large parts of the population. Sometimes, though, there's simply nothing to be done to avoid certain conditions. For instance, hereditary, genetic, and chromosomal conditions are something you're either born with, or you aren't.

There's nothing that you or your parents can do–it's up to a roll of the genetic dice. Thankfully, genetic conditions aren't terribly common. Nonetheless, some are definitely more common, and some more serious, than others.

Read on to learn about the 10 most common genetic conditions in the world.

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