Q&A about Genetics

General 14 February 2019 |

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Q1 – YOUR GENES AND CHRONIC DISEASES


The environment and your lifestyle choices impact your health. But your genes play a role too. They can influence your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. Genetic testing identifies those risk so you and your physician can focus on prevention. 



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Q2 – YOUR GENES, COOKIES AND CAKE

When you see a cookie, your genes may see a security breach. If you inherited the genes that impact your risk for celiac disease, the gluten in your cookie may trigger serious health conditions. Find out if you need to skip gluten with genetic testing.


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Q3 – YOUR GENES AND BOTTLED WATER

Plastic bottles leak chemicals into the water. If your detox genes are impaired, toxins accumulate in your body over time and may cause serious health issues. Find out how well your body clears toxins with genetic testing.


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Q4 – YOUR GENES AND ALUMINUM


Aluminum and your genes may increase you risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. If you inherited the Alzheimer’s gene, your brain may accumulate the neurotoxin, aluminum, causing your brain to age faster. Genetic testing is the first step to keeping your brain sharp.