How Pharmacogenetic (PGX) Testing Benefits You

How Pharmacogenetic (PGX) Testing Benefits You

Ever wonder where the anecdote “take two of these and call me in the morning,” come from?  Each and every person has a unique genetic profile that affects how they metabolize different medications.  So that follow-up with the prescribing physician is...
PGX Testing Provides Better Patient Outcomes for Physicians

PGX Testing Provides Better Patient Outcomes for Physicians

Physicians know that their patients come first. They practice and prescribe medicine in the hopes to promote health, prevent disease, relieve pain, and circumvent suffering. Unfortunately, medications don’t always act accordingly. Approximately 2 million people are...
How Privy Health Insight Compares to Others

How Privy Health Insight Compares to Others

At-home DNA test kits have become massively popular to gain a better understanding of your ancestry background, traits, and health status. At Privy Health, we believe that the best vision is insight. That is why we offer a collection of non-invasive screenings that...
The Power of Pharmacogenetics

The Power of Pharmacogenetics

When it comes to medication, one size doesn’t fit all. That’s because our genetic makeup influences how our body responds to certain pharmaceutical drugs. Think about it as you would an allergic reaction to food. You might enjoy a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for...
What is Pharmacogenomic Testing?

What is Pharmacogenomic Testing?

Pharmacogenetics or pharmacogenomics is the study of how genes play a role in the body’s response to particular medications. Genes, which are segments of DNA inherited from your parents, contain information that dictates some of your unique traits, such as eye...