Tag Archives: childhood

Childhood Stress Can Make You Ill as an Adult

Prolonged stress can have life-threatening consequences not only for adults but also for children. Research shows adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can predispose them to any number of health problems later in life. In the early days of mankind’s evolution, the stress response saved our lives by enabling us to run from predators or take down… Read More »

Bacteriophages may play a role in childhood stunting… and be able to help treat it

New research spearheaded by McGill University has discovered that bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) found in the intestinal tracts of children may play a role in childhood stunting, a significant impediment to growth that affects 22% of children under the age of five around the world. The study, published today in Cell Host & Microbe,… Read More »

What causes anxiety from childhood

The cognitive effects of anxiety may include thoughts about suspected dangers, generalized anxiety disorder includes persistent and excessive anxiety and worry about activities or events, or nihilistic feelings. Even in circumstances where we think we don’t have a choice — learn the best ways to manage stress and negativity in your life. If you can’t… Read More »