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Genetics, Predispositions and Health Care

I’ve recently become incredibly fascinated by biology, and there are a few basic truths about it when it comes to health that we all should know.

The genes we inherit from our parents have an effect on our health, there’s no doubt about that. Some genes carry illnesses such as diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. If we get these genes, then we are predisposed to getting those illnesses. However, lifestyle and diet will also determine whether or not we get these diseases. For example, if we have the right diet and maintain a healthy lifestyle, we can lessen our chances of contracting these diseases.  Continue reading “Genetics, Predispositions and Health Care”