Questions About Genetics
Scientists agree that aggression and mood are related to both environmental factors and genetics. Everyone knows someone with a quick temper, it might even be you. The problem comes when you lose self-control. MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals understand how your genes play a role in your allergic reaction to different environmental substances. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Here are a couple of articles we have written on that subject.
Irritability and Aggression
There are over 40 genes in humans that can lead to the risk of aggressive behaviors. These genes are related to the development of the central nervous system and communicate with the brain. Humans inherited this gene as a survival mechanism to help them while living in the wilderness. As people became more and more enlightened, the gene adapted to the changing world.
How Genetics Can Make You Moody
Recently, on the Dr. Phil show, there was a segment entitled: “Born to Rage?”. From the promo: “Scientists believe they may know why some people are quicker to anger than others. A new study suggests that inside a rageaholic’s DNA, ‘a warrior gene’ may be pulling the strings. Could today’s guests be genetically predisposed to fits of fury?”
Even conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and a host of others are influenced by your genetic makeup, your genome. In fact, many other issues including chronic fatigue, addictions, difficulty in relationships, trust, love, and more are now being seen as more than just character traits of responsibility issues. They can be rooted in how your mind processes information and emotions…and your mind is governed by your genes.