Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity. Genes are a set of instructions, located in a section of DNA that determine what the organism is like, its appearance, how it survives, and how it behaves in its environment. DNA contains the biological instructions that make each species unique.
MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge and Genetics. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Below are Simple Answers to Genetics Questions that we are frequently asked about.
Genes and ADHD/ADD
Everyone knows people who can eat whatever they like, whenever they like and never gain weight. On the other hand you maybe someone who just looks at food and gains a pound. Why is life so unfair? You eat the same things that others eat but your body stores the extra calories instead of burning them off quickly.
Repairing DNA with Methylation
Methylation – The search for what exactly helps the body make glutathione leads back to the biochemistry textbooks that physicians’ study in graduate school. The methylation pathway, called the methylation cycle, did not receive much attention in the past. In chiropractic school, teachers put a lot of emphasis on a pathway called the Krebs cycle, but I don’t even remember talking about the methylation cycle.