My dad was a government servant and we moved quite a bit during my childhood. We cousins always had a blast during the summer holidays. A few days ago my youngest cousin announced his marriage. As expected all of us got into a flurry of activities. After one such long call, I couldn’t help feeling relaxed, at ease, at peace. I love the role of Epigenetics in being pain-free and healthy.
Oxytocin is a neurotransmitter and hormone. It is lovingly called the Cuddle or love hormone. It strengthens empathy and reduces stress and anxiety. This improves clinical outcomes in treating pain and being pain-free. In this world of virtual vs. real interactions here are a few things that help
Listening to music with loved ones
Aromatherapy especially lavender and vanilla
Sharing a good laugh
Physical relaxation techniques like deep breathing, aerobic or group exercise.
Genes play 4% role in any disease 96% is what we tell the genes to do and how we live.