Should You Test Your Genes?

Posted by Seeking Health on Oct 21, 2020 2:45:39 PM

Genetic home testing has become wildly popular in recent years. In the past, the only genetic testing offered was through healthcare providers when there was an increased family risk of a particular health issue. Take breast cancer for example. Testing for the BRCA mutation status, doctors can identify risk factors that give more information to act.

In recent years, anyone can have access to their genetic information from the comfort of home. Simply fill a tube with saliva and wait for the results!

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Topics: Health, Health Tips, StrateGene

6 Ways Stress Hurts You + 6 Steps to De-Stress

Posted by Kinsey Jackson, MS, CNS®, CFMP® on Apr 22, 2020 6:43:26 PM

Are you stressed out?

Overwhelmed by life?

Constantly battling illness or chronic disease?

Do you eat perfectly, exercise, take supplements, but still suffer from health issues?

Depressed or anxious?

An overactive stress response might be at the root of your problems. 

Keep reading to learn how you can retrain your stress response to work for you, instead of against you.

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Topics: Supplementation, Tips & Tricks, Health, Health Tips, Stress

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and MTHFR

Posted by Dr. Ben Lynch on Mar 16, 2020 10:46:00 AM

Recurrent miscarriage can definitely be associated with MTHFR, but even with recent research, it is not always easy to find a doctor who is well-versed in this connection.

Does this sound familiar?

“I was just told by my high-risk OB that there is no research proving MTHFR is connected to miscarriage.”

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Topics: Supplementation, Tips & Tricks, Optimal Prenatal, Methylation, Health, Health Tips, MTHFR, Pregnancy

Recurrent Miscarriage Causes Go Beyond the Mother's Health

Posted by Dr. Ben Lynch on Mar 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Have you experienced a pregnancy loss? If so, our hearts go out to you and we are so very sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, as many as 26 percent of pregnancies result in miscarriage due to a number of factors, often related to abnormal chromosomes. (1) Recurrent miscarriage is defined as three or more consecutive losses before the 20th week of pregnancy. Some doctors and statistics include pregnancies that are lost before they are confirmed by ultrasound, while others do not include biochemical pregnancies or losses before five or six weeks. Regardless, recurrent pregnancy loss affects between one and two percent of women. (2)

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Topics: Tips & Tricks, Optimal Prenatal, Methylation, Health, Health Tips, MTHFR, Pregnancy, Miscarriage