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Your Mighty Moody Microbiome – Part 11
Villainous Gut Bugs Bedevil Bipolar Patients?

The gut bugs living within us may have an insidious effect on our mental health… but take heart. Even this villain can be conquered through personalized medicine and targeted care.

Treatment-Resistant?: What to Do When Your Medication is Not Working

Treatment-resistant is a clinical term used to describe the situation when your condition doesn’t respond to a prescription medication as expected – it may work partially, or not at all.

The DNA of Emotional Health – Part 4
Should “an Orchid” become “a Dandelion”?

Biohacking Your Orchid Genes SLC6A4, COMT, and OXTR. Maintain your beautiful orchid personality and develop the resiliency of a dandelion.

The DNA of Emotional Health – Part 3
Biohacking OXTR: the “I Feel Comforted” Gene

The OXTR Gene with Two Variants Can Affect Your Psychological Wellbeing. Learn how biohacking OXTR variants can lead to very positive outcomes.

DNA Battle of the Sexes
Weaponized Genetic Testing and Depression in a Married Couple

We should be careful NOT to conceptualize mental illness as synonymous with “personality flaws”—and how toxic it can be to a love relationship when the biologic basis of mental illness is “weaponized.”