Causes of schizophrenia - Miracle Health Care And Wellness Centre

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Although the precise cause of schizophrenia isn’t clear, certain factors seem to increase the risk of developing or triggering schizophrenia, including:

👉🏾Having a family history of schizophrenia
👉🏾Increased immune system activation, such as from inflammation or autoimmune diseases
👉🏾Older age of the father
👉🏾Some pregnancy and birth complications, such as malnutrition or exposure to toxins or viruses that may impact brain development
👉🏾Taking mind-altering (psychoactive or psychotropic) drugs during teen years and young adulthood