what are other causes for malfunctioning of organs or metabolic activities except any pathogen

Asked by shivani jadhao | 23rd Nov, 2013, 10:41: PM

Expert Answer:

The other causes for malfunctioning of organs or metabolic activities can be as follows:

  • Deficiency of any of the nutrients (protein, minerals, vitamins)
  • Abnormalities in genes or chromosomes.
  • Congenital abnormalities i.e. birth defects.
  • Deterioration of the body due to age.
  • Abnormal metabolic reactions occurring inside the body. This can be due to absence of any enzyme or abnormal secretion of hormones.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 25th Nov, 2013, 08:08: AM

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