Hormonal secretion, metabolism and excretion are all swayed by both our nutritional status and the many enzymes systems that may be up, or down-regulated as a result of our unique single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
Today we talk to Annalie Corse about the clinical relevance of COMT and CBS genes. Two important enzymes that are vital for healthy catecholamine, catechol estrogens, several drugs and homocysteine metabolism.
It is understood that the microbiome differs from person to person, even varying in the same individual at different stages of life, thus influencing which genes are active at any given time. How is this influencing autoimmunity?
What can your genes tell you about your potential for addictive tendendies? Today we welcome back naturopath, Elizma Lambert to share her expertise on this subject.
Initial research findings indicate that DNA methylation patterns in children can be altered based on the amount of physical contact received from caregivers during infancy, with effects still evident at four and a half years of age.
Women are often shouldering the bulk of the burden of maintaining a healthy diet pre and post conception and throughout pregnancy and lactation. However recent evidence suggests men need to be mindful of what they eat as it can influence health outcomes of their offspring.
In this podcast episode, Dr Donohoe gives us a brief introduction into this world of genetics and what this means for qualified healthcare practitioners and their patients.
Expert Opinion: Dr Mark Houston talks about the role of genes in cardiovascular health and disease.