Poor behavior of children may result in chronic pain in adult life
Children with behavioral problems are at greater risk of presenting chronic pain when they reach adulthood, according to a study by the University of Aberdeen (Scotland). The study involving nearly 20,000 people born in 1958 analyzed reports of volunteer parents and teachers about school behavior and child obedience in childhood and adolescence.
It was found that those with "serious behavioral disturbances" between the ages 11 and 16-year-olds were approximately twice as likely to have generalized chronic pain in adulthood as those who performed well. Researchers believe that a dysfunction in the interaction between the nervous system and hormones that occurs in childhood may have long-term consequences for the health of the adult. P>
Researchers have already known that serious childhood events such as hospitalization, airplane or separation from the mother is linked to chronic pain in adulthood. However, until now, it was unknown whether misbehaving children's behavior was a long-term indicator for the disease.
Other studies have shown that the axis works differently in some adults with psychological conditions such as depression. Researchers are now working on studying this axis in children who have been exposed to stress, such as serious illness or loss of one of their parents, in order to establish the relationship between childhood traumas and pain. (FMRP - USP), found that children with frequent headaches had more behavioral problems, such as withdrawal, emotional reaction and aggression when compared to a group of children without such complaints. > According to the research, these children also present a discomfort reaction regarding the intensity of sound, light and movement, which may appear in the first months of life, being an important potential indicator of headache in later stages of development. We evaluated 75 children enrolled in Family Health Program Centers linked to FMRP in the pre-school phase, aged between three and five years. The complaint of headache prevailed in 29% of them, according to the maternal report.
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Women who consumed more than five servings of red wine a month enjoyed a larger egg pool . The researchers said that this binding may be associated with resveratrol, an anti-inflammatory compound present in high concentration in red wine. "It is an interesting idea that a small amount of red wine may be positively associated with the ovarian reserve.