In most cases, the greatest threats come from the family genes. If one of the parents has this issue, it will be most probably transferred to the baby. In case of their types of this disease, those could be previous inflammatory and chronic diseases. It was noticed that most mature people face this problem. Thus, we can say that age of the person is another risk factor. Most often, the patients are more than sixty years old. The last risk factor associated with this disease is gender. Approximately 70% of all patients diagnosed with amyloidosis are men.