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More of Grandma’s Wisdom (Pedcast)


I  was out riding my bike with my buddies the other day and had an experience that reminded me of something I talk to parents about all the time…that is the concept of bronchial sensitivity. We all understand that different humans are born with different, genetic sensitivities to irritants.   Let’s take light sensitivity for example; some of us with very dark skin can tolerate an enormous amount of sun exposure without burning and others of us sustain suffer first and second degree solar burns from minimal sun exposure. How can this be?  I go to the beach with my black friends and they can be out on the beach all day without any problem and me, sitting right next to them, I get sick with severe sun poisoning. The answer is mostly in the genes and today we are going to explore how this relates your children. Continue reading