1. Incredible Facts About DNA – Part 3

    We've all heard of DNA and why it's generally called "DNA" instead of its full name, which is deoxyribonucleic acid. These tiny strands of proteins were discovered in 1869, and they are almost constantly being replicated, damaged, and repaired as you go through your daily life. They are responsible for the way you look and function, and if you strung all of the individual strands together end-to-…Read More

  2. Incredible Facts About DNA – Part 1

    If you're reading this, it's because you've got DNA guiding the existence and design of your eyes, brain, and beyond. This microscopic molecule stores all of your genetic makeup information, and is responsible for passing that information along throughout the generations. While it is incredible, it isn't perfect, and it can be at the root of many health problems.  At KlothoGenics, we have realize…Read More

  3. Genetic Testing for Improving Athletic Performance

    Inside Us All Each of us possesses unique traits that make up who we are as individuals. This is no secret; for as long as humans have been, well, humans, we’ve across cultures spoken about what’s inside us. While these cultures and societies speak in different ways of what makes us, us, there’s no getting around the fact that we all have traits that define us as individuals. Genetic testing…Read More

  4. What Is Genetic Fitness?

    “Fitness Genes” are a new way to study your body and how you can become in your best physical shape by understanding the genomes that create you. Through genetics testing, you can have your genes analyzed for specifics that describe your genetic profile and can provide clear indicators about which exercises may be more beneficial and possible risks you may experience during fitness or through …Read More

  5. What Is The Klotho (KL) Gene?

    Klotho (Clotho) was named after one of the Moirai from Greek mythology. Together with Lachesis (allotter) and Atropos (unturnable), Klotho (spinner) controlled every moment of life from birth until death. It is believed that the KL gene received the name Klotho because it has a direct relationship in a person’s longevity. Klotho is an enzyme humans possess that is encoded by the KL gene. It is b…Read More

  6. How Genetic Testing Can Lead to Proper Supplementation

    Our genes are inherited 50 percent from each parent at the time of conception. While we can’t change our genes and their predispositions, we can alter how they are expressed and affect our lives. A classical example of this is with identical twins. They are genetically identical, however, by any measurable trait, for example, height, they are not identical. This is because of gene expression. Th…Read More

  7. What Can Genetics Testing Tell You About Your Future Children?

    Genetic testing can take many forms and provide so much incredible information about lifestyle, wellness, and the future. Not only can gene analysis help you understand your body better, but it can give you insight about “future yous” and the genes they may possess - yes, we’re talking about your children. Children are the fruit of the womb, a beautiful miracle of the mother’s and father…Read More

  8. The Good and Bad of Genetic Testing

    Genetic testing can unleash a world of information, or rather, generations of information, because genetics are passed down from parent to child. Medicine is just beginning to take advantage of the information that comes along with genetic testing. Genetic counselors are able to create treatments based off of what gene is mutated, even treatments for cancer, there are treatments for cystic fibrosi…Read More

  9. What Is Epigenetics?

    Genetics testing has become more well known and curious people everywhere are getting tested in order to find out whether or not they have a higher chance of developing disease. There is a lot of information out there regarding genetics and all of the medical jargon can be really confusing. Here is a brief description of epigenetics and genes that are linked to diseases. If you’re curious about …Read More

  10. What is Pharmacogenomics Testing?

    Everyone wants to know definitive answers regarding their genetics and health, how does everything work together? With genetic testing you can find an answer. The field of pharmacogenomic testing is where you find the answers. It’s the study of how your specific genes affect your body’s response to medications. Genetics is a beautiful part of life, but can also be frustrating. Why did you get …Read More