A whole host of personal traits are determined in part by your DNA. One of these is potentially abnormal blood clotting. There are certain (rare) mutations that increase the risk of thrombophilia (abnormal blood clotting), making it more likely that you will develop a thrombosis.
Thrombophilia and heredity
To date a number of genes have been proven to play a role in regulating blood clotting, such as the F2 and F5 genes. Mutations in these genes can disrupt the blood clotting process and increase the risk of thrombophilia. On the basis of your DNA it is therefore possible to predict your personal predisposition to thrombophilia.
Check your genetic predisposition to thrombophilia
Would you like to find out your genetic predisposition to thrombophilia? If you request an iGene Passport, you will have an insight into your own DNA profile within around 6 weeks and will be able to check this straight away – as well as your genetic predisposition to various other personal traits, external features and hereditary conditions.
iGene: live a happier life thanks to the latest scientific insights
As well as informing you about various personal traits, an iGene Passport will also provide you with information on all kinds of hereditary conditions. In addition, you will receive targeted information that will help you to reduce the risk of developing them. If you make use of our message service, you will continue to receive information based on the latest scientific insights.