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Ginger Gene

Ginger Gene

Apologies if I have asked this question before but I have a theory I want to share and get opinions. From the people I have spoken to with epilepsy and other brain issues it seems that they have from some point in their family inherited the "ginger gene". I have the ginger gene and is visible in me because I have ginger hair but I know other sufferers that don't have ginger hair but this gene has been passed down many generations to them. I am thinking this ginger gene is floored or damaged in some… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I did a little researching and I couldn’t find anything on red/ginger hair causing us to have epilepsy. In my opinion , it’s probably a myth..

Now if a past family member had Epilepsy then you could of genetically gotten Epilepsy.

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My mom’s the only redhead in our family for generations. I’m the only one with E. Possible link...my only question is why didn’t my sister get it too?

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It's just a miss fire in a nerve in head somewhere that's all it is anything could have happened to cause it

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

im not but theres plenty of ginger in my family... on the side of epilepsy too

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Oh, Dad had black hair, brown eyes and I had blonde hair (which changed brown later on), green eyes and my son has red hair, green eyes...

posted over 2 years ago
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