Behavioral epigenetics is the field of science and medicine that studies the effects of stress, fear, trauma, and depression on gene expression. These factors have been proven to affect gene expression negatively and subsequently predispose us to illnesses and degenerative disease at different points in life.
Maintaining optimal health requires our attention on a daily basis. Wise souls have known this for centuries. Sometimes a good quote is a potent reminder: One quote, like one good friend, can nudge us forward.
This section of the blog contains perspectives I share with patients dealing with adversity. I hope you find them helpful.