23andMe kits have been around for a while now, and for Christmas, I got my mom and dad each their own kit to send off in hopes of learning a little more about their ancestry and health histories. Prior to purchasing the kits, I wasn’t all too familiar with how exactly the DNA extraction process … More Are 23andMe kits worth the money?
Ever find yourself wondering why your sleeping habits are the way that they are? Perhaps you sleep like a rock, and a tornado couldn’t even wake you. Or maybe you’re a light sleeper, and find it difficult to ever get a restful night’s sleep. Night owl, morning person, or somewhere in-between, it turns out that … More What does sleeping have to do with your genes? A lot, apparently
Pain, although inevitable, is an interesting thing to me, personally. I find it quite fascinating how pain, experienced anywhere on our bodies, or in our minds, can be transmitted to our brain and cause it to signal the pain to our consciousness. Probably not the textbook definition of how pain is processed, but close enough. … More No pain, no gain: how pain impacts us differently