Questions About Genetics
When discussing the link between allergies and genetics, including asthma, atopic eczema, hay fever, or food allergies the conditions appear to be linked and follow a similar pattern in relation to genetic susceptibility.
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.
Allergies are a result of both genetic and environmental factors. You can protect yourself from environmental factors such as pollen, dust, and smoke, but what can you do about the genetic factor? Dr. J. Dunn explains how genetics impacts your allergies and what you can do to get relief.
How Genes Play a Role in Allergies
When methylation is impaired, it can result in abnormally high levels of histamine. In addition to the effect of methylation on histamine levels, the effect of methyl groups on the TH1/TH2 balance maybe a second mechanism by which decreased methylation may increase allergies.
MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge of DNA and Genetics. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes.