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 her personal struggles to feel healthy. She had a case of mono when she was sixteen years old and suffered from lifelong depression. Since then she has battled chronic fatigue syndrome caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Genetic Analysis and Mood Disorders
The Monoamine Oxidase A gene (MAOA) has earned the nickname “warrior gene” because of its link to aggression in observational and survey-based studies. People with the so-called “warrior gene” exhibit higher levels of behavioral aggression when responding to provocation.