Questions About Genetics
MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge and Genetics. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Here are a couple of articles we have written on that subject.
Chronic Stress and Worrying
Are you still suffering from constant anxiety, stress, and worry? It’s possible that this is due to your genetics. Being born with genetic variants in the COMT genes can lead to excess levels of stress-inducing hormones that you cannot efficiently break down. This leaves your body in a constant state of stress and anxiety. It can interfere with sleep and relaxation and lead to less enjoyment of your life.
What is Your Mood?
Are you moody? Do you know someone who is moody? Can you change your mood? Scientists may have found the answer. It may be our DNA, in the form of a gene, ADRA2b, that causes some people to pay more attention to negative emotional events.