Mood disorders

How Gene Expression Affects Mental Health

Did you know that one in five Americans suffers from mental illness?  When you hear the phrase “mental illness”, what comes to mind?  The American Psychiatric Association defines it like this, “Mental illnesses are health conditions involving changes in emotion, thinking or behavior (or a combination of these). Mental illnesses can be associated with distress …

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Genetics for Mental & Emotional Wellbeing

Happy Genes? Could the key to mental and emotional wellbeing be in your genes? Simeone Scaramozzino, Yogi, and Innovator, who creates meaningful businesses for the conscious & sustainable evolutionary journey of all planetary ecosystems, communities, tribes, recently did an interview with Dr. J. Dunn. Dr. J Dunn, is the Founder, CEO, and Lead Scientist of …

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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.

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Genetics Behind your Risk of PTSD

According to some studies, Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs in only a minority of persons exposed to traumatic events (Breslau et al, 1998; Kessler et al, 1995). But for many people, the onset of PTSD from a traumatic event puts into motion a tremendous change in their way of life.