Many people blame genetics for their health struggles. But the truth is, we actually have a say in things. Even if you were born with “dirty genes,” you have the power to clean them up. Having a genetic mutation or variation doesn’t doom you to a life of illness. In fact, you can use the power of epigenetics to turn ‘off’ problematic genes and turn ‘on’ beneficial ones.Read More
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Many people blame their genes for poor health, chronic conditions, or less-than-perfect physiques. But did you know that your genes are actually not as all-powerful as that?Read More
Do you get at least seven hours of sleep per night? Consistently? The National Sleep Foundation and American Academy of Sleep Medicine agree that’s how much you need. Seven hours of sleep per night supports optimal health and wellbeing. (1)Read More
Welcome to this week’s Dirty Genes Podcast. Today’s topic is antioxidants vs. pro-oxidants. I’m Dr. Ben Lynch.Read More
Fertility rates in the U.S. are on a steep decline. While there are many factors at play, the fact that more women are becoming mothers at an older age may play a role. The average age of first-time motherhood across the world is now 31. (1)Read More
Welcome to this week’s SNPit. This is where we get down and dirty on a specific topic about your health. Today’s topic is: How are you wired? Your genes hold the answers.Read More
Welcome to this week’s SNPit. This is where we get down and dirty on a specific topic about your health. Today’s topic is: Motion Sickness? Histamine could be the culprit!Read More
Do you get a runny nose or headaches after eating certain foods?
Do you have chronic itchy or flushing skin?
You might be struggling with histamine intolerance, which can cause adverse symptoms when consuming certain foods and drinks that are high in something called histamine.Read More
Thyroid problems are common. If you’re reading this, you may be one of the 20 million people in the United States affected by thyroid disease. (1) What you may not realize is that many thyroid problems originate in the immune system. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a result of the immune system mistakenly targeting and attacking the thyroid gland. This can lead to symptoms of hypothyroidism like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and more.
Genetics can play a role in the development of Hashimoto’s, but you are more than your genes. This article explores the role of genetics in Hashimoto’s. We’ll also discuss how nutrition and lifestyle can be used to manage Hashimoto’s and promote healthy thyroid function.Read More
Genetic testing at home has become very popular in recent years. With greater accessibility, more people than ever are getting their genes tested and learning about their DNA make-up.
Still, if you’re new to the concept, you might wonder what exactly can be learned from this process and whether or not it’s actually helpful.Read More