Questions About DNA & Genetics
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. Here are a couple of articles we have written on that subject.
Stress Is Viral So Stay Balanced!
So, stuck inside with your family? How you react to the threat of coronavirus can very much depend on the genes you inherited. If you react with anxiety, depression, or have no reaction at all, these reactions can reveal your genetic makeup. Keeping yourself balanced during this time of great stress can actually help your immune system stay better prepared for any infections that come your way. And it can keep your relationships strong!
Stress and COVID-19
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is a significant source of stress in our community and communities around the world. The anxiety and fear associated with the virus can elicit strong emotions that can take a toll on a person’s health. Many people are worried about their own health or the health of a loved one. This can impact sleep patterns, cause difficulty concentrating, and can worsen existing health problems. Additionally, the anxiety and fear associated with the virus can cause people to rely on unhealthy coping mechanisms such as using tobacco, alcohol or other drugs.