Natural Remedies and Your DNA

Genetics researchers have determined that “natural remedies” and nearly all leading therapeutic herbs can alter our genes or alter enzymes that alter our genetic material. But is this good for you? And how do you know which natural remedy you should take?

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.

Genetic Compassion

Dr. J. Dunn explains how her research was motivated because of her personal struggles to feel healthy. She had a case of mono when she was sixteen years old and suffered from lifelong depression. Since then she has battled chronic fatigue syndrome caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Looking into the history of the virus she found that 90 percent or more people have antibodies to the virus and yet don’t necessarily have an issue with it for the rest of their lives.

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Benzodiazepines and Side Effects vs Natural Remedies

A recent study identified a mild link between the ongoing use of benzodiazepines by people over 65 years of age and an increased risk of dementia. With all these side effects more and more people are turning to natural remedies for help. Also, with the addition of genetic testing and mapping, you can now discover the source for your mental health issues and diseases and find out the best natural remedy for treatment.?

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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.