Genetic Factors Influence Treatment Response

In all branches of medicine, there is a general rule that genetic factors play an important role in predicting treatment response. If one family member responds to a treatment, the other family member will likely respond to the same treatment. I am convinced that estrogen could have accomplished for Cynthia what it had achieved for Myra, and that its effects on both mild depression and memory loss would have been far greater than the standard antidepressant and antimemory-loss medications that she received. My guess is that her primary problem was estrogen deficiency (blood estrogen levels are not very useful and don't tell us how well estrogen is being utilized in the brain), which is why the other treatments did not work as well as they usually do.

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