Your DNA Could Be Good or Bad

October 23

I think sometimes we inherit good traits and sometimes we inherit undesirable traits. Sometimes we learn some bad behaviors from our up-bringing or even behaviors that we choose to dwell on.

Our DNA can can be good or it could kill us.  Check out these websites:

It is important to know your family medical history. What diseases did your relatives die from?

For example, I did not know that COPD can be caused by a genetic condition called alpha-1 antitrypsin or ATT, deficiency.  If you have had family members die of COPD it not be just the smoking but long term exposure to harmful pollutants.  COPD symptoms are: constant coughing, shortness of breast, excess sputum production, feeling like you can’t breathe, wheezing, and not even being able to take a deep breath. We see so many young people smoking know days. More than 12 million people are being diagnosed with COP and possible an additional 12 million may have it.


Posted by on October 23, 2012 in Business Health, Children and Teens Health, Family Health, Mens Health, News Worthy, Non-Profits, Womens Health

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