What is Personalised Medicine?
Each of us is unique and our wellness can be directly affected by our individual, inherent differences as well as diet, lifestyle choices and the environment we live in. We offer DNA Testing Brisbane instead of using a one-size-fits-all approach, Personalised Medicine allows practitioners to tailor treatment protocols to achieve more positive outcomes. We are now able to identify patients who are more likely to benefit from specific treatments, nutrient types or dosages in advance from those who are not.
Identifying and addressing nutrient deficiencies can help improve overall health and possibly reverse or prevent pathological conditions, even for individuals who are already healthy. Understanding this connection empowers us to take control of our well-being.
What is DNA testing?
Genetics play a key role in understanding our health. Your will learn about your unique genetic profile. Combined with other advice you can give them such as diet, lifestyle and the environment you can help shape a picture of their overall health.
Why DNA Testing?
It’s important to remember that your genes are not your destiny. Having particular SNPs may indicate that certain functional aspects of your biochemistry may be affected or altered, and knowing this provides you and your practitioner the opportunity to better tailor your treatment.
By completing your DNA test you will:
The test covers an extensive 92 genes, and 113 SNP’s across the following categories:
- Energy & Methylation
- Stress & Cognitive Performance
- Athletic Performance
- DNA Protection & Repair
Benefits of the test
- One test, with your unique DNA results, that lasts a lifetime.
- Helps to get to the root of health concerns.
- Identifies ways to be proactive in optimizing your health and wellness.
- A tailored management plan, based on your unique DNA, to maximise health outcomes.
Is the test covered by Medicare or private health insurance?
Currently, there is no reimbursement for the cost of this test by Medicare or private health insurance. However, testing can be covered for Workcover (in certain States) and Department of Veterans’ Affairs patients with a claim application letter from your physician. Some small health funds have reimbursed their members and you should ask your fund provider for more information.
The myDNA Comprehensive Health Report supports practitioners to deliver holistic and preventative approaches to health. DNA is an important piece of the puzzle that can help guide behaviour change and treatment decisions. This report examines specific genetic markers offering a personalised insight to get to the root of health issues or as a proactive solution to optimize health and wellness.
Privacy is our #1 concern. We firmly believe DNA should remain the property of your patients. Their data is stored on secure, encrypted servers, can’t be used to identify them, will never be shared with unknown third parties without consent, and has no bearing on insurance policies or premiums.