Is there a way to tell if I have a ALDH2 enzyme deficiency without drinking alcohol?

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Answer by Connie b. Dellobuono:

Do you have difficulty sleeping? Lacking in iron (inner eyelid pale), gasping for breath when climbing stairs or mountain, skin rashes, get’s sick easily/poor immune system,exercise less, eats sugar daily, have migraines, gets irritated easily, and feeling weak? What is your diet look like? Do you have family history of diabetes, heart and liver disease? Where do you live? Is there air pollution? Do you eat protein when drinking alcohol? Do you have addiction problem?

From wiki, on oxidation (related to ALDH2 enzyme deficiency):

Oxidative stress is suspected to be important in neurodegenerative diseases including Lou Gehrig's disease (aka MND or ALS), Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Depression, and Multiple sclerosis. Indirect evidence via monitoring biomarkers such as reactive oxygen species, and reactive nitrogen species production, antioxidant defense indicates oxidative damage may be involved in the pathogenesis of these diseases, while cumulative oxidative stress with disrupted mitochondrial respiration and mitochondrial damage are related with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Oxidative stress is thought to be linked to certain cardiovascular disease, since oxidation of LDL in the vascular endothelium is a precursor to plaque formation. Oxidative stress also plays a role in the ischemic cascade due to oxygen reperfusion injury following hypoxia. This cascade includes both strokes and heart attacks. Oxidative stress has also been implicated in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Oxidative stress also contributes to tissue injury following irradiation and hyperoxia, as well as in diabetes.

Oxidative stress is likely to be involved in age-related development of cancer. The reactive species produced in oxidative stress can cause direct damage to the DNA and are therefore mutagenic, and it may also suppress apoptosis and promote proliferation, invasiveness and metastasis.

Infection by Helicobacter pylori which increases the production of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in human stomach is also thought to be important in the development of gastric cancer.

Alzheimer’s Disease Data Insigths

Is there a way to tell if I have a ALDH2 enzyme deficiency without drinking alcohol?

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