Is My Depression Genetic Q & A

A person with a relative who suffers from depression is almost five times as likely to develop it. Research has explored the possibility of a connection between genes and depression.

 

Questions About Genetics

MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals understand how your genes play a role in your allergic reaction to different environmental substances. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Here are a couple of articles we have written on that subject.

Is My Depression Genetic?

Depression or Clinical Depression in many cases is linked with a person’s genetics.  A person with a relative who suffers from depression is almost five times as likely to develop it. Research has explored the possibility of a connection between genes and depression and whether depression is hereditary, or are other factors involved.

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DNA Test For Health

Genetic test kits are a popular way to identify a person’s ancestral history. Many of the tests today are now advertising health tests to reveal whether someone is at risk for specific diseases and conditions. But using these test more and more people feel they are getting a glimpse into their health future. Do they have the gene that will make them more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and cancer?

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Even conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and a host of others are influenced by your genetic makeup, your genome. In fact, many other issues including chronic fatigue, addictions, difficulty in relationships, trust, love, and more are now being seen as more than just character traits of responsibility issues. They can be rooted in how your mind processes information and emotions…and your mind is governed by your genes.