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Anxiety Runs in the Family

There seems to be a question that is pretty argumentative. I was curious, though.

Can anxiety be hereditary?

I’ve had a few conversations with a couple of different family members and they all tell me that several people in our family take antidepressants and/or anxiety medication. 316 more words

Mental Illness (Main)

Hereditary Fears

Genetic memory figures significantly in this particular blog (you can read more about it at Wiki or through this short BBC report) but for a real quick & dirty version – genetic memory is the concept that some events can alter your genes and then you pass this altered copy to your progeny. 282 more words

Part 1: (Of My Newest 6 Part Series) A Good Sense Of Humor Is Hereditary... And That's A Fact.

One of John’s friends is a college writing professor and a published author. He told John that my blog is both funny and well written… that’s quite a compliment, … 375 more words

Panel Testing

When I met with my oncologist back in January, he told me that it would be beneficial for me to get a genetic test done. Soon after I met with a genetic specialist. 335 more words


CDC Admits 98 Million Americans Were Given an Hereditary Cancer Virus Via The Polio Shot During 1955–1963

This highly enlightening article is from marygreeley.com  It will shock you. And thanks to thecontrail.com, I’ve added further links to information pertaining to NZ and this issue. 1,007 more words


Is Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Hereditary?

Patients often question whether various lymphoma types run in families, concerned that their own diagnosis may indicate cancer risk for their loved ones, as well. When an inquiry regarding the possibility of genetic predisposition in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) recently came through our clinic, we sat down with expert Jia Ruan, MD, PhD, to break down what we know and what we don’t know about the cause of this rare and complex condition. 558 more words

Patient Education

Mother's Day and Breast Cancer

My mother died in 1999 after a recurrence of breast cancer.

With little information at the time–no internet, only the beginnings of patient rights–we didn’t recognize the signs of a recurrence until it was too late. 346 more words