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Cristine Santander

Content Contributor

Cristine Santander is a content writer for KnowYourDNA. She is an undergraduate in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Psychology, though she plans to continue her studies later on.

Tin started her career as a recruitment specialist and virtual assistant. She discovered her passion for writing after taking a break from corporate work to become a hands-on mom.

She now writes about topics related to general health, pregnancy, and childcare. Her mission is to give accurate information and bust myths surrounding wellness.

Latest articles from the author

Is Parkinson’s Genetic?

Parkinson’s disease can be genetic, but it rarely runs in families. Only 10 to 15 percent of total cases of Parkinson’s is hereditary.1 Most cases of Parkinson’s happen in people with no family history of the disease. Nearly anyone is at risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. But some studies suggest that it affects more men […]

Should I Drink Matcha or Coffee?

Matcha is a concentrated form of Japanese green tea. Its growing popularity can be attributed to its promising health benefits, like how it’s a gentler alternative for a caffeine boost compared to coffee. Coffee has been most people’s favorite go-to morning drink for years. Its powerful aroma alone can jolt you awake. It stimulates your […]

Does Ozempic Have Side Effects?

Yes.  Ozempic has possible side effects some people may not be able to tolerate. They can be mild, like nausea or vomiting, and usually go away after a few weeks into the medication.  But you can also experience severe side effects that need immediate medical attention. For instance, a severe allergic reaction where you experience […]

Is Alzheimer's Hereditary?

Alzheimer’s disease is not necessarily hereditary. However, having a close family member with Alzheimer’s can increase your risk.1  You have a higher risk if you have more than one first-degree relative with Alzheimer’s. Genetics may play a role in familial conditions, although other risk factors are involved. Alzheimer’s is a progressive condition that affects your […]
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