“Cortisol Levels in Children’s Hair May Reveal Future Mental Health Risk”

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The Guardian covers research out of Australia that found that levels of the “stress hormone” cortisol in the hair of 70 nine-year-old children corresponded to the number of traumatic events experienced by the child. “Childhood is an imperative and sensitive period of development, and when things go wrong it can have lifelong consequences, not just on mental health, but also on general health.”

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2 COMMENTS

  1. “Childhood is an imperative and sensitive period of development, and when things go wrong it can have lifelong consequences, not just on mental health, but also on general health.” So why are so many children being tortured with psychiatric drugs? Why does the medical community believe stimulants, which are known to create “psychosis,” are beneficial to children? Why does the medical community believe children should be forced onto antidepressants known to cause “mania” and “suicides”? Why is the medical community forcing so many children onto the toxic torture antipsychotic drugs? What is wrong with today’s medical community? They’re torturing children for profit. Wake up, and stop torturing and killing our children, doctors.

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