The Molecular Scars of Trauma

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Many people would assume that if there been a previous generation in your family who has endured a serious trauma that the ramifications of the trauma end when their family member passes, but new research is suggesting otherwise.  This article suggests that the descendants of trauma survivors have a biological memory of the hardship their relatives endured primarily through alterations in certain genes that they inherited from their relatives.  Current research suggests trauma leaves a biological imprint that can be passed down through generations so even if you were not the person who experienced the trauma, you can still be impacted by your family members experience.

To learn more about this, please read the article below…..

https://health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/2016-10-06/a-surprising-family-legacy-the-molecular-scars-of-trauma

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