Experience discomfort when eating dairy products? Do you feel bloated or get indigestion after consuming foods such as milk or cheese? If the answer to these questions is Yes, then you may need a lactose intolerance test. A lactose intolerance test will establish whether you carry a certain gene mutation which makes you unable to produce the enzyme which helps digest lactose.
Celiac disease genetic testing can accurately confirm whether you have a genetic predisposition to celiac disease. Around 83% of celiac disease sufferers go undiagnosed. Could you be one of them? Celiac disease is a serious genetic autoimmune disorder and could lead to long-term complications that could adversely affect your life.
Not all cancers are hereditary but several of the most common cancers develop as a result of genetic mutations inherited from parents. Individuals born with these DNA abnormalities have a higher risk of developing certain types of cancer than others. Knowing your predisposition can help take preventive steps. Take our Cancer Predisposition Panel test to help you discover your personal risk of inherited cancer.
Have you ever wondered if the cancer that affected your grandfather could similarly affect you? Or whether the predominance of Alzheimer’s on your mother’s side of the family has been passed on through your genes? Genetic health predisposition testing could provide these answers and many more.
Why should you consider genetic testing?
There are a number of reasons why you should consider genetic testing. Genetic testing may help you find out whether you are at an elevated risk of a disease which means you could tackle the diseases early or undertake measures to control, prevent or mitigate the onset. Essentially, genetic testing gives the possibility to other people in the family of finding out whether they have inherited any diseases that run in the family. There are many more reasons. Read our page on why you should consider genetic testing.