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    Cells Have Memory, And Memories Of Past Conditions Affect Future Response

    This study looks at a concept that Peat has written a lot about and which has been largely ignored by mainstream medicine (in favor of genetic explanations) - epigenetic cell memory. The study only looked at muscle cells but there is no reason to believe the same mechanism is not present in...
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    Emotional Response To Pain Is Driven By Serotonin And Prostaglandins

    I posted previously on how serotonin is required for the formation of traumatic memories. This process plays a major role in disorders like depression, PTSD, chronic anxiety and even schizophrenia. Serotonin Is Involved In The Formation Of Traumatic Memories This study shows that the activation...
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    Even Minor Stress Substantially Decreases DHEA-S Levels

    Most endocrinologists are at a loss when asked what leads to lower DHEA-S levels. The generic response is "aging" but the DHEA-S have been steadily declining over the last 30 years (just as testosterone) in young people, so that explanation does not add up. While Peat has not directly written...
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    Sugar Is "addictive" Because Is Stops The Stress Response

    In a framework where doing things repeatedly because they benefit you is considered addiction, the conclusion of this study is not really surprising. But the good news is, Peat is right again. Sugar protects the brain from the destructive effects of cortisol. There is a clinical trial in Germany...
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    Potato (Solanum Tuberosum) Juice Exerts An Anticonvulsant Effect In Mice Through Binding To GABA Rec

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18543146 Naturally occurring benzodiazepines have been identified in regular food such as wheat and potato, but there is still no evidence that potato extracts can affect CNS responses in vivo. Here we found that undiluted potato juice and potato juice diluted...
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