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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Baby girls exposed to stress in their first year 'more likely to suffer mental health issues as a teenager (but boys are unaffected)'

Teenage girls are more likely to struggle with anxiety and depression if they were exposed to stress as babies, a study has found.

Those who spent their first year being raised by mothers with depression, relationship troubles or financial woes were more likely to have higher levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, in their blood as toddlers.

By the time they were in their teens, there were also marked differences in their brain development from other girls. Two areas of the brain which regulate emotions were affected.

This correlated with them experiencing anxiety and symptoms of depression at the age of 18.  
| Mail Online
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