Reasons To Test Your DNA


Now that we have the ability to test our DNA, it can be tempting to use it for a number of different things in life. DNA form the building blocks of life and is what makes us completely unique. It is a magical thing which can tell us where we came from, who our family is and even if we have a disease. Here are some of the top reasons you can test your DNA.


We all know that many illnesses are genetic and they will run in the family. DNA testing such as can be integral for many of us because it allows us to see whether or not we are going to develop illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and even asthma. We can also use DNA testing on unborn children to see whether or not they have inherited an illness from us. This can allow us to prepare for the baby’s arrival and get things ready to treat them in their early years.


One of the most common reasons to test DNA is to see whether or not someone is the father of their child. In the modern day it is all too often that one night stands lead to a child, and this can cause tensions and stress between the couple involved. By testing the DNA it can give the father peace of mind that the child is his and therefore allows him to raise his child knowing that it is his. It is always worth doing if you aren’t sure who the father of your baby is.

Inheritance rights

If you have a distant family member who passes away, you will need to get tested to make sure that you are indeed related to the individual in question and find out whether or not you are entitled to their inheritance. It can be a big issue in families and cause arguments when a family member dies, so testing your DNA is a great way to put the questions to rest and get a definitive answer.

Family history

In the last 10 years it has become a popular thing to test your DNA in order to find out where you really came from in the world and what your true family history is. Everyone in the world can be traced back to 13 women who lived over 20,000 years ago. Testing your DNA determine which woman you are descended from and what nations you have in your blood too. It can be a fun way to find out where you really came from and find out if you are related to anyone famous! You can find out your DNA history here:


If you have a family situation where two siblings have been separated for a long period of time, it is understandable to be doubtful when you finally reunite. You can test for your relation to a sibling with DNA, and half of your DNA should be identical to a sibling. This will give you the answers you need and allow you to build a relationship.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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