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"Family studies that include identical twins, fraternal twins, adoptees, and siblings suggest that as much as half of a person's risk of becoming addicted to nicotine, alcohol, or other drugs depends on his or her genetic makeup"
“Genetics: The Blueprint of Health and Disease” - National Institute on Drug Abuse
Find out how likely you are to become an addict and learn what genes could increase the chances of drugs or alcohol addiction. Discover your genetic traits for different types of addiction, including the tendency for dependency on alcohol and drugs.
Addiction can be inherited. Find out if you or a loved one are at risk for substance addiction by taking the first step to understanding the genetic predisposition for various types of addiction. Knowing your genetic traits can help you take the right steps forward.
Take a look inside yourself by using our app to learn about your genetic predisposition for addiction. It’s free and secure.
“The past few years have seen remarkable progress in our understanding of the genetics, and therefore the biology, of substance use and abuse.”
“Genetics of substance use disorders in the era of big data” - Nature Reviews Genetics
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DISCLAIMER: This is a general health and wellness application and is not intended to diagnose or treat substance addiction. This application simply provides risk scores based on your unique characteristics while integrating the latest genomics research. Our algorithms are living and breathing, constantly being updated based on the latest evidence. Please discuss your actual risk for substance addiction with your personal physician.
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