Healthy Living

Genetic Genealogy: Private Interest, Public Good

    Type of DNA tests Ancestral lines tested Remarks Autosomal DNA (atDNA)   All ancestral lines     *brown, pink and blue boxes in the pedigree chart below     Most popular type of DNA testing for the purpose of building the family tree and learning about one’s ethnic makeup   Matches are strongest… Continue reading Genetic Genealogy: Private Interest, Public Good

Book Club, Healthy Living

It Didn’t Start With You

Transgenerational trauma is trauma that is transferred from first generation of trauma survivors to the second and further offspring of the survivors. Essentially, transgenerational trauma is understood as a process where unhealed issues of prior generations are carried over onto and expressed by the following generations. In the context of transgenerational trauma, family /community /society… Continue reading It Didn’t Start With You

Healthy Living, Men's Health, Women's Health

Romancing and Baby Dancing

Ways to monitor restore and enhance your reproductive health: Pelvic Floor Therapy First and foremost, pelvic floor issues do not seem to have direct effect on male or female fertility. That said, pelvic floor issues cause difficulties in sexual function making intercourse unpleasant and even painful. As such, baby dancing aside, pelvic floor examination and… Continue reading Romancing and Baby Dancing