Can Tai Chi Boost Your Health Through Epigenetics?

Cloud hands, single whip, white crane spreads wings – you’ve probably never heard of these terms unless you practice tai chi, an ancient Chinese tradition that focuses on “meditation in motion.” Tai chi in modern form reduces stress and anxiety as well as improves balance and strength all through special movements often named after animals, … Continue reading Can Tai Chi Boost Your Health Through Epigenetics?

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Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained

Source: Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained by Dr. Edward Group A great night’s rest does wonders for the soul. Every night, thousands of body processes get to work, restoring your body and mind to a more healthful state. But when you can’t sleep? There’s an herb for that! Valerian root has a … Continue reading Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained

Could Epigenetics Explain the Origins of Allergic Disease?

Finally, spring is here – that wonderful time of year when the temperature starts to rise and everything is in bloom. But for many of us, it also marks the beginning of allergy season. That means itchy watery eyes, sneezing, running nose, coughing and overall misery. But allergies don’t just affect people in the spring and … Continue reading Could Epigenetics Explain the Origins of Allergic Disease?

Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Causes, & Solutions

Source: Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Causes, & Solutions by Dr. Edward Group   Testosterone plays a vital role in male sexuality. This hormone gives men their deep voice, facial hair, and sexual drive. As men grow older, it’s natural for testosterone levels to decline, but levels can drop prematurely due to other factors. Signs and symptoms of … Continue reading Low Testosterone in Men: Signs, Causes, & Solutions

Could We Use Epigenetics and Diet to Fix Binge Eating?

Our eating habits can definitely be changed for the worse because of stress, but the reason for an uncontrollable bout of eating may not just be psychological. An underlying epigenetic influence was recently discovered to play a role in binge eating. A new mice study published in Cell Metabolism suggests that a mother’s stress level when she’s … Continue reading Could We Use Epigenetics and Diet to Fix Binge Eating?

4 Ways Epigenetics May Explain Why Love is Not So Crazy

Ah, Valentine’s Day… when intoxicating amounts of chocolates are devoured, restaurants become overcrowded, and a flying toddler is shooting more arrows than Legolas – a day when we celebrate the irrational ideas about love. To quote from the recent sci-fi romantic comedy Her: “It’s kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity.” But maybe love … Continue reading 4 Ways Epigenetics May Explain Why Love is Not So Crazy

Epigenetic Gift of Gab: Could Chemical Tags on DNA Influence a Person’s Social Skills?

Do you think of yourself as an extravert or introvert – or perhaps somewhere in between? Although the meaning behind these terms has shifted over time, we typically associate an extroverted person with being talkative and highly sociable, whereas introverts prefer quiet and are typically more reserved. But is there an underlying reason that explains … Continue reading Epigenetic Gift of Gab: Could Chemical Tags on DNA Influence a Person’s Social Skills?

Home Remedies for Hives — Dr. Group’s Natural Recommendations

Source: Home Remedies for Hives — Dr. Group’s Natural Recommendations by Dr. Edward Group Hives are never an easy condition to deal with. It’s a rash that can appear anywhere on your body and is usually triggered by an allergic reaction from a number of things like stress, foods, and even medications. Regardless of your situation, hives … Continue reading Home Remedies for Hives — Dr. Group’s Natural Recommendations

How to Naturally Increase Energy for a Happier, Healthier You

Source: How to Naturally Increase Energy for a Happier, Healthier You by Dr. Edward Group   How can I keep my energy levels high, especially in the afternoon? This is a question that comes up all the time because we are living in a toxic world right now. Fatigue is not what we used to see 10 years … Continue reading How to Naturally Increase Energy for a Happier, Healthier You

Cuddling Can Leave Positive Epigenetic Traces on Your Baby’s DNA

You might be familiar with the popular epigenetic study that suggests when mother rats lick their pups, they leave epigenetic marks on their babies’ DNA. This, in turn, helps them grow up to be calm adults. On the other hand, pups who receive very little licking, grooming, or nursing from their moms tend to grow up … Continue reading Cuddling Can Leave Positive Epigenetic Traces on Your Baby’s DNA