Obesity remains an epidemic in the US as well as worldwide. Little has been studied and understood about the epigenetic basis of obesity in adolescents. There has been found an association between the level of DNA methylation in obesity-related genes and BMI percentile. In the last decade, a novel mechanism of epigenetic regulation of gene expression has been studied. Although there is increased awareness of lifestyle and environmental factors associated with obesity, there remain major gaps that exist in understanding the contribution of epigenetics.
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Anger and depression are handled in different ways among different people. One of these conditions that don't handle aggression well is autism. Allowances and study need to be done to help this group of people succeed in our society.
Scientists have discovered the location where anxiety cells lurk in the brain through a study conducted on mice. Their findings, published today in the journal Neuron, may have valuable significance in understanding the role that anxiety plays in human brains.
Perfectionism targets people who live to please others and their mission in life is to make everyone happy at even the cost of their own happiness. Perfection is a cage that we lock ourselves into and throw away the key. Perfectionism is an increasing habit that research is finding to compromise your mental health by increasing your risk of anxiety and depression.
Emma Oldfield was a 22 year old student who was clearly out of control. Using her student loan to buy food, she would spend a whopping $175 a day on food, mostly junk food like cakes and sweets, and then eat until the point where she was actually in pain.
A new study by Renee Mikorski and Dawn M. Szymanski, published in the Psychology of Women Quarterly, says that the mental health of female staff at sexually objectifying restaurants hurts the mental health of the women who work there.
Body and fat shaming has nothing to do with actual health, and in fact is very much promotes the opposite. It is just as much a social construct as, well, computers or anything else that has become such a part of the culture that we hardly realize it’s there anymore. It is a ‘construct’. It is not needed and it is very harmful. One thing is for sure, the more shame someone feels about their weight, the more harm it can cause them. We must learn to stop body shaming, ourselves and others, first and foremost for your own health and well being.
I watched The Accountant last night. There’s a scene in which Ben Affleck, a high functioning autistic mathematical genius who works as an accountant for dangerous criminals, but, is using the cover of being a small town CPA, counsels a couple about their finances. The husband in the scene is a farmer and the wife mentions she makes jewelry as a hobby. Affleck begins asking them questions about having a home office to save them money on their taxes. They leave his office elated. I’ve had home based businesses my whole life, but these days, more and more smart moms and dads are working from home in home-based businesses.
Benefits Of Parents And Caregivers Playing With Children For Child Development Are More Than Imagined
Fun With Your Kids Has Serious Consequences. Children need play for healthy development. Play is like the language of children. It a big part of how they interact with and get to know the world around them. How they feel safe and grow. Just as much, they need us - their attentive, present caregivers. The way we play with them teaches them how to feel and think about the world around them and, most importantly, themselves.
Sometimes it's amazing how much you benefit from little things like essential oil bath salts. Taking a nice soak in a hot bath is one of these things. Soaking in hot water is more powerful than one might think.
Researchers say that people do not like hypocrites because they are deceived by them. The bad feeling this creates is not good for your psychological state of well being, making it simply a good idea to stay away from hypocrites.
Should You Get a New Look for 2017? Here Are the Amazing Benefits of Growing Different Kinds of Beards
Have you ever thought about growing a beard or some kind of facial hair? The kind of hair on your face can make women think you're smarter or more attractive or even more responsible! Here's why you might want to try on a new look for the new year.
Are You Considering Breast Implants? Try Improving Your Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence Instead With These Healthy Ways
Have you ever considered breast implants? Although you should be happy with your body, if you're seriously considering the procedure, here are a few things you should know.