Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

Fight-or-flight is a physiological response that occurs when an individual has been exposed to a perceived threat. This well-known stress response pathway is critical for the survival of many organisms. However, people with different types of anxiety-driven disorders can experience intense stress even with little to no stimuli. For individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders, the feeling … Continue reading Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

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Scarred For Life: The Epigenetics of Fear

When someone is truly scared or traumatized, they might say they were “scarred for life”. While this might seem like a metaphor, recent studies show that fear might actually leave permanent epigenetic marks on your DNA, marks you could potentially pass down to your children or grandchildren. Fear is a basic biological process. In their … Continue reading Scarred For Life: The Epigenetics of Fear

Epigenetic Marks From Parents Could Influence Embryo Development and Future Health

DNA is the blueprint from which most living organisms are built. It makes up the genes that carry the distinctive characteristics and information that determine physical appearance and health, and it makes everybody unique. At the beginning of life, human embryos inherit genes from both their mother and father, and although the actual genes cannot … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks From Parents Could Influence Embryo Development and Future Health

Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.   Related Post Energy Medicine – Fundamental in Alzheimer’s Probiotics for Mental Health Epigenetics and environmental chemical exposures Report: Electromagnetic Pollution is Harmful to Mental Health

How to reduce toxic chemicals in your household dust

Dust is a complex mixture of dead skin, soil tracked in from outdoors, fungal spores and chemicals from household products—some of which may be harmful. Learn more about how to protect your loved ones from toxic household dust with EWG's Healthy Living. Related Post Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins What are Dust Mites? Are … Continue reading How to reduce toxic chemicals in your household dust

How to Heal Thyroid and Adrenal Fatigue

Thyroid and adrenal fatigue are linked. Nothing in the body exists in a vacuum. Everything is connected. Find out more in my latest video on thyroid stress and adrenal fatigue.       Related post Iodine and Hyperthyroidism The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health What Is Adrenal Fatigue? – Causes and Symptoms Thyroid … Continue reading How to Heal Thyroid and Adrenal Fatigue

Probiotics for Mental Health

The Benefits of Probiotics Are Well-Documented — But Can They Improve Mental Health? Probiotics for Mental Health: where we stand today. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on … Continue reading Probiotics for Mental Health

DIRTY DOZEN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential … Continue reading DIRTY DOZEN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms and Causes

The most obvious symptom of erectile dysfunction (ED) is not being able to get an erection. But, if this problem becomes frequent or lasts a long time, you should see your doctor. There are many causes of ED. Sometimes, the culprit is another health issue. Understanding the signs and causes of ED is the first … Continue reading Erectile Dysfunction: Symptoms and Causes

8 Natural Cures for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED), or impotence, is a major challenge for many men today regardless of their age — young, middle-aged, or old. Because erectile dysfunction may be caused by many factors — a health condition, emotional or relationship problems, some kinds of medication, smoking, drugs, or alcohol — an erectile dysfunction cure is possible. Though erectile … Continue reading 8 Natural Cures for Erectile Dysfunction