immune system

Genetics Have a Role in Immunity

There is a growing body of evidence that genetics have a role in immunity. Our immune system is incredibly complex. Defense against infection is increasingly recognized to be complex and is shaped by the contributions of multiple genes and a multitude of environmental factors, including your diet.

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Genes May Influence COVID-19 Risk

Increased age, diabetes, heart disease, and diet, all play a part in how COVID-19 will affect you. Researchers have tied COVID-19 severity and susceptibility to some genes associated with the immune system’s response.

Epigenetics and Nutrition

If you understand epigenetics, you will make better nutritional decisions that will be specific to the health come you desire. MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals understand how your genes play a role in your physical, emotional, and mental well being.

Natural Methods to Medication and Your DNA

Studies have examined the association between natural methods to medication in regards to DNA repair.  To understand how both methods affect your health, MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals understand how your genes play a role in your allergic reaction to different environmental substances.

Unanswered Questions About DNA

Questions About Genetics MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge 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. Your Genes and Cardiovascular Disease Dr. J. Dunn explains how her research was motivated because of

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Stress and COVID-19

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.

Human Genome

The human genome project was a huge undertaking.  Researchers set about labeling and identifying all the genes of the human body which number in the billions. This information includes statistics about your ancestry and family origins, as well as contact information to reach blood relatives you may not have known exist.

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Immune System Dysfunction

Methylation plays a role in the ability of the immune system to recognize foreign bodies or antigens that it needs to respond to. Research has shown that methylation is decreased in persons with autoimmune conditions.