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Recipe For Bipolar Disorder

Research suggests that Bipolar Disorder is in fact hereditary. This is not say you will automatically inherit Bipolar Disorder if someone in your family has it but it does increase the risk and doesn’t hurt to make note of it. 478 more words

Mental Illness

Cancer - Basics

Usually cells live in homeostasis with their neighbours, they behave nice and socially, not trying to invade their neighbours space. In cancer however the cell becomes antisocial. 253 more words


Understanding Your Children

Have you ever looked at your child after he/she says something and say ” Where did he get that from ? ” Well, the truth is that he/she probably got that characteristic from you. 116 more words


My Nerves Are Bothering Me - By Sarah Lindsay

My grandmother, Sarah Lilah Lindsay, passed away over the holidays. We had a complex relationship. She gave me two things I live with every day: my name and my bipolar disorder. 699 more words

Mental Health

The Black Sabbath Paranoid gene

Are the mental issues of parents hereditary? I was afraid they were and then my friend who studied anthropology said they weren’t.  I remember when Kurt Cobain committed suicide, articles would mention that his uncle had also committed suicide. 575 more words

About A Girl


I’ve touched very briefly on the hereditary factor of the diseases from which I suffer in this blog post, but for new followers I thought I’d go over the subject in more depth.  1,806 more words

Mast Cell Activation Disorder

Start from the beginning

Even though I’ll eventually back-track to the real beginning — my beginning, this is a good place to start to establish relevancy. A month ago I found out I that I tested positive for a  gene mutation, deleterious BRCA2 at sequence 6633del5. 279 more words