With regards to you and your husband having a red-haired offspring, we'd have to guess whether he's a carrier for the red-hair gene. Hair colour has also been linked to increasing or reducing the risk of various illnesses. Anne R, Santa Barbara USA Wow im really worried about this i have ginger has as so as my grandmother and cusion but not my partner or his family do you think my children will have ginger hair???? The content is provided for information purposes only. Previously, it was thought the root cause was a single gene identified as MC1R inherited from the mother and father.
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Redheads feel a different kind of pain
Would be great to see more on the various types of pain thresholds redheads have for various types of pain, as one commenter suggested. I don't like spicy food at all. Still, I love heat and live by the beach. I have been described, however, by many as very sensitive emotionally and hyper intuitive. I also typically avoid the cold. Forgot Password Registration.
How the ginger gene works and the health benefits of being a redhead - Yorkshire Post
As to heat--I throw up and find it very difficult to cool down. It explains why only one-in people have flame-coloured locks and could open the door to breakthroughs in forensic science and medicine. So as long as redheads look after their pale skin in the sun, they should have a healthy life with their glorious locks. My parents had the doctors check me out when I was a kid because they thought something was medically wrong due to the fact I complained about being cold and would wear jackets and sweatshirts all summer long. This means we are hypersensitive to everything - heat, cold, sun, wind, physical contact, pollution. How to Think About Borderline Personality. Capsaicin produces the same burning sensation in the skin as it does in the mouth when a hot chilli sauce is eaten.
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