Mailbag! How Valid Is Genetic Testing?

In the world of 23andMe, genetic predispositions, and genetic testing are TRENDY healthcare buzz words going into 2019. At MHC I don’t care if you have a genetic predisposition. I’m more worried about whether your lifestyle is forcing your genes to express themselves. That concept is called epigenetics and will become more trendy as the masses catch on.

Think of genes as seedling planted in a garden. If you don’t water your seeds, they don’t grow! Same is true in human genetics.

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