It's not just your parents that effect your genetic maturity, environmental factors also contribute.
Epigenetics essentially refers to the ability of multiple factors to affect the expression of genes.
The subject was most popularized by Dr. Bruce Lipton's book The Biology Of Belief. Bruce's book and many articles about the influence of words and mental programming have mostly emphasized the positive value of attitudes and behaviors.
There are, however, scores of influences on the turning on or turning off of genes, ranging from such simple things as adequate folic acid and B12 to the opposite side of the coin, damaging effects. The most fascinating of these is the effect of poisons — herbicides and pesticides harming not only the genes of the person receiving the poisons but multiple generations.
Exodus 34:7 — "Keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity, transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation."
Nowhere is this more proven than in the work of Dr. Michael Skinner: Trends in Endocrinology Metabolism, 21:214-222.
Bisphenol-A , DDT, aflatoxins, Roundup (Eendocrinology, June,2006, vo. 147) and genetically modified foods in general, arsenic, cocaine, phytoestrogens and fungicides are even more important than maternal depression and nursing versus non-nursing in negative epigenetic effects trangenerationally. I suspect that some EMF factors will eventually be added to this list.
What to do:
Pay attention and avoid whenever possible those poisons from MonSatan and its clones/pimps.
C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurosurgeon and humanistic psychologist with more than fifty years of professional experience in pain management and holistic medicine. A sought-after seminar speaker worldwide, frequent guest on radio and television programs across the United States, and host of his own weekly radio show, Dr. Shealy will release his thirtieth book, Living Bliss: Major Discoveries along the Holistic Path.