Runs in the Family?

Genes aren't the only thing that's passed down in families...Lifestyles are, too.

It’s NOT all in our genes.  Madalas nating gawing excuse ang phrase “Nasa lahi kasi namin” when we talk about hypertension (a.k.a. high blood), diabetes, allergies or asthma, cancer etc. and other conditions that “run” in our family.  We assume that we can’t really do anything about the genes we were born with.  You’re either swerte/lucky or malas/unlucky to get whatever genes you’re born with.  But, NO!  Genes aren’t the only things passed down in families.   (more…)