The key to lifelong health lies in disease prevention and health maintenance, and the key to prevention is assessment.
DNA screening involves examining your DNA, the chemical database that carries instructions for your body's functions. These tests can reveal changes or alterations in your genes that may cause illness or the risk of disease, providing important information for diagnosing, treating and preventing illness. Many diseases can be detected early, even before symptoms appear. Knowing your genetic predisposition towards diseases here in V Wellness, we can help you manage your health better, avoid possible consumption of certain drugs and make informed lifestyle choices for yourself and your loved ones. We also have a programme to impede the mutant genes from expressing and causing illnesses later.
There are three different types of Genetic Screening provided at V Wellness.
Wellness and Fitness Genetic Screening
The test screens across 154 genes in your DNA and identifies relevant genetic markers which play an important role in influencing your health and wellness
The fitness and wellness screens for genetic markets that are associated with:
Response towards nutrition and dietary supplements
Metabolism of nutrients
Response to exercises
Susceptibility towards injuries related to physical activities
This information will assist our doctors to develop a personalized wellness management that emphasizes on:
Healthy Lifestyle Habits
Effective Physical Activity
Preventive Interventions and many more
Onco Genetic Screening
Screens your DNA for the risk of 32 types of familial cancers, this test is relevant to individuals with family history of cancer and for those who carry increased health risks associated with environmental or behavioral factors. If detected early, a cancer may be better controlled with state-of-the-art treatments and advice.
Oral and Throat Cancer
Ovarian Cancer and many more
Cardio & Metabolic Genetic Screening
This test screens 67 genes in your DNA for genetic markers that are linked with an increased risk of cardio vascular diseases and metabolic disorders such as heart attack, stroke and diabetes. The test also screens for genetic markers related to adverse drug reactions associated with medications commonly used in treating cardiac diseases. This information will help our doctor to avoid prescribing medications which are result in dangerous adverse drug reactions.
Below are some of the genetic markers associated with cardio and metabolism:
Dilation of blood vessel
Irregular Rapid Heart
Coronary Heart Disease
Blood clot in deep vein
Diabetes – Type 1 and Type 2
Non Alcoholic fatty liver disease and many more
5 easy steps for Genetic Screening at V Wellness
Step 1: Ask your doctor today for Genetic Screening
Step 2: Doctor will collect the buccal swab or blood sample and send it to our laboratory
Step 3: Our team will extract DNA from the sample and screen for genetic markers
Step 4: Results will be send out to our Medical Doctor
Step 5: Reports will be interpreted and provide you advises on the next course of action