How does DNA affect your medication?

How does DNA affect your medication?

No two people will respond to a medication in the exact same way. Here our some of the major factors your genetic makeup determines. Drug Absorption – DNA can affect how medication moves through your body, and how quickly a drug will enter into and move throughout...
What is Pharmacogenomics?

What is Pharmacogenomics?

As the name suggests, pharmacogenomics is the academic intersection of pharmacology (the study of drugs and their effects) and genomics (the study of the structure and function of an organism’s genetic material). Pharmacogenomics is the study of genetic...
Mixing medications: is it safe?

Mixing medications: is it safe?

Mixing medications is a very common practice. Did you know more than half of the United States takes at least two medications? Or that almost a quarter of Americans have taken over three in the past 30 days, or that this figure increases dramatically in patients over...
Why peace of mind matters

Why peace of mind matters

Pharmacogenomics is more medically effective and safer than traditional medication methods.  But it also provides very important, intangible benefits, like peace of mind. Consider this: according to the FDA, over half of the 2.7 million people who have atrial...
Mental Health

Mental Health

While it’s important that anyone taking medication can benefit from pharmacogenomic testing, it can be especially helpful for those pursuing mental health. Psychiatric and behavioral medications should not be taken lightly and, with so many varieties of anti-anxiety,...