How Parents’ Trauma Leaves Biological Traces in Children – Scientific American

Read article - A 1984 review by the late Allan Munck, a professor emeritus of physiology and neurobiology, and other researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine is cited in an article about how adverse experiences can impact future generations through epigenetics. The researchers noted that high levels of stress hormones sustained over a long time can harm the body, weaken the immune system, and increase susceptibility to problems such as hypertension.