It’s possible that the impact of traumatic experiences may be epigenetically inherited via molecular memory that is passed down through generations. Although still controversial, new research takes this concept a step further and demonstrates that traumatic behavior could be reversed when it would otherwise be inherited. A study, published in Neuropsychopharmacology, was conducted by researchers … Continue reading Inherited Epigenetic and Behavioral Consequences of Trauma Could be Reversed
METHYLATION OF SEROTONIN TRANSPORTER GENE IN SALIVA, BRAIN AND BLOOD DNA ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASES IN AMYGDALA ACTIVITY A new study offers an epigenetic explanation as to why some people are more reactive to stress or more vulnerable to disorders related to stress. A team of researchers at Duke University have found that methylation of a gene linked … Continue reading Epigenetic Tags on Serotonin Transporter Gene Linked to Stress
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
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
Source: How to Improve Focus: 13 Ways to Feel More Alert by The Global Healing Center Team Are you having trouble concentrating? Can't stay focused? While most people occasionally struggle with the inability to focus, other people may have a more serious condition like attention deficit disorder or perhaps a vitamin deficiency that requires directed guidance. … Continue reading How to Improve Focus: 13 Ways to Feel More Alert
The association of mercury to chronic diseases is well documented in the didactic scientific literature. The search for the association between mercury and cardiovascular disease reveals 358 scientific papers exemplifying the relationship; between mercury and cancer we find 643 scientific papers. The association of mercury with neurodegenerative diseases is the most significant, with the references numbering … Continue reading Mercury Causes Chronic Disease
Source: PQQ Benefits: 9 Reasons It’s a Key Nutrient for Healthy Aging & Energy by Dr. Edward Group Tiny organs inside your cells — mitochondria — work hard every day, turning the food you consume into energy. But with age, the number of mitochondria naturally declines. A molecule found in your body called pyrroloquinoline quinone, or PQQ for … Continue reading PQQ Benefits: 9 Reasons It’s a Key Nutrient for Healthy Aging & Energy
Source: Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1 by Global Healing Center Team Everyone talks about aging gracefully but let's get serious. When your ears suddenly sprout hair, you leak a little every time you laugh, and you habitually adjust your television's volume control to a very, very loud setting, “grace" is not the first word that … Continue reading Want to Age Gracefully? Here’s the 4-1-1
Auroleus Phillipus Theostratus Bombastus von Hohenheim, immortalized as “Paracelsus” and sometimes called “the father of toxicology,” was born in 1493. Paracelsus, a Swiss doctor, pioneered the use of chemicals and minerals in medicine. His name appears as a significant figure among voluminous numbers of works on homeopathy, natural medicine, alternative medicine, and botanical studies. Many … Continue reading Does the Dose Make the Poison or Not?
Source: Pterostilbene Benefits: How Can It Improve Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group We've all heard about the much-touted health benefits of blueberries, grapes, and other berries, but you may not have heard of the unique compound they contain — pterostilbene. What are the benefits of pterostilbene for your health? As an emerging antioxidant that's getting a … Continue reading Pterostilbene Benefits: How Can It Improve Your Health?