Teen Drinking Could Epigenetically Hinder Brain Development

Alcohol is likely the most used and abused substance in the world. It’s fine to have a few cocktails or beers per week, but only for those that are of the legal drinking age. Underage drinking is a consistent issue faced in the United States today. According to the CDC, kids ages 12-20 consume about 11% … Continue reading Teen Drinking Could Epigenetically Hinder Brain Development

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CO2 Medicine & Bath Bombing Your Way to Health

  Ladies, you are looking at the power of carbon dioxide medicine. This is the same woman before, after one year and after two years of daily application of a carbon dioxide gel that is applied directly to the face. What this will do to the skin this will do to one’s internal tissues when CO2 levels … Continue reading CO2 Medicine & Bath Bombing Your Way to Health

Aloe Vera for Skin: DIY Recipes for Healthy Skin, Acne, & More

Source: Aloe Vera for Skin: DIY Recipes for Healthy Skin, Acne, & More by Dr. Edward Group Nicknamed the “plant of immortality" in ancient times, aloe vera is a true wonder of nature. The spiky succulent plant has a vast variety of uses, the most famous being aloe vera for skin health. From acne and burns to … Continue reading Aloe Vera for Skin: DIY Recipes for Healthy Skin, Acne, & More

Binge Drinking as a Teen May Epigenetically Harm the Health of Future Generations

Binge drinking as a teenager not only harms your brain and body, but may also epigenetically impact your future children, a new study reports. Excessive drinking in adolescents could turn genes on or off in their offspring’s brain, setting them up for susceptibility to certain diseases. The study, presented at the annual Society for Neuroscience … Continue reading Binge Drinking as a Teen May Epigenetically Harm the Health of Future Generations

Dad’s Drinking Could Epigenetically Affect Son’s Sensitivity and Preference for Alcohol

According to a new study from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, a father’s excessive drinking behavior could set up his son for alcohol abuse, even before conception. Results published in PLOS ONE demonstrate that mice show more sensitivity to alcohol’s effects and are less likely to drink it if their fathers were chronically exposed to the … Continue reading Dad’s Drinking Could Epigenetically Affect Son’s Sensitivity and Preference for Alcohol

Dr. Group’s Simple Home Remedies for Adult Acne

Source: Dr. Group’s Simple Home Remedies for Adult Acne Regardless of your age, acne is a major inconvenience to say the least. Pinpointing the exact cause — and figuring out how to fix it — can be difficult.To complicate the situation, there are many alleged home remedies for adult acne, including cleansing, face oils, and masks. … Continue reading Dr. Group’s Simple Home Remedies for Adult Acne

A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

New scientific research suggests that the negative effects of trauma can be inherited. Fathers may actually transfer the consequences of their early experiences to their children via an epigenetic process. Researchers report that mice that experienced stress early on passed down the negative consequences – depression, underestimation of risk, and upset of metabolism – to … Continue reading A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

Fathers Affected by Early Life Trauma May Impact Later Generations Through Sperm MicroRNAs

When it comes to reproductive health, it’s no secret that a pregnant mother’s choices and environment can severely impact her child’s epigenetics and health—especially mothers suffering from PTSD. But it turns out fathers who have suffered significant stress early on in their life may also epigenetically impact the physical and mental health of their offspring. It was previously … Continue reading Fathers Affected by Early Life Trauma May Impact Later Generations Through Sperm MicroRNAs

Arthritic Joints May Need Different Treatments Due to Diverse Epigenetic Signatures

Arthritis is a widespread, debilitating disease characterized by inflammation of the joints. It affects at least 52 million adults in the United States – that’s more than 1 out of every 5 people, according to the CDC. Although medication has improved in recent years, the diversity in pathogenic pathways in certain types of arthritis, for example, rheumatoid … Continue reading Arthritic Joints May Need Different Treatments Due to Diverse Epigenetic Signatures

10 Natural Ways to Prevent Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Source: 10 Natural Ways to Prevent Seasonal Allergy Symptoms by Dr. Edward Group   While we should be enjoying the beauty of spring, many people suffer from seasonal allergies. From the birds to the pollen, there are many things that may cause suffering from the classic symptoms of an allergic reaction. In fact, research shows that approximately 35 … Continue reading 10 Natural Ways to Prevent Seasonal Allergy Symptoms