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2. Types of Metabolic Disease

Many different types of metabolic disease affect chemical processes within the body, and researchers discover more all the time. The severity of symptoms depends on which metabolic disease a person has. Some conditions, such as Tay-Sachs disease, prevent the body from producing the enzymes that break down particular substances within the body. As a result, the substances build up to harmful quantities. Metal metabolism disorders, such as Wilson's disease, prevent the body from breaking down particular metals.

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