Genetic Testing in Austin
Genetic testing identifies changes, sometimes called mutations or variants, in your chromosomes, genes or proteins. The results can help to confirm or rule out a suspected genetic condition or determine a person’s chance of developing or passing on a genetic disorder.
Like the structure of a home, your DNA builds who you are. Just as it’s possible to remodel your home to make it better, it’s also possible to influence your genetic code to make you healthier and happier. Genetic testing shows your Forum Health Austin team your specific health risks based on your DNA, so they can minimize those risks and maximize your health. First, your physician obtains your DNA through a sample of your saliva. It’s then analyzed using highly advanced software that determines what your genetic blueprint means for you. These results provide a powerful treatment tool, decoding your genetic strengths and weaknesses and giving your team an amazing ability to personalize your treatment. Based on your DNA, your team will customize a treatment plan that keeps you in long-term optimal health.