Wednesday , August 22 2018

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Causes Stretch Marks and What Are the Treatment Options

What Actually Causes Stretch Marks and What Are the Treatment Options

If you believe cocoa butter can be your best weapon to ward off pregnancy-related stretch marks, think again and save your money as it turns out that, stretch marks are majorly controls by genetics according to a research published by the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. In the study, researchers in the genetics company 23andMe looked into the DNA of  33,930 people with 4,967 having sever pregnancy stretch marks.  The findings were that, any mutations around or in specific four genes which are ELN, SRPX, HMCN1 and TMEM18 raised the risk of the participants to develop stretch marks by 40%. Of these contributing genes ELN (aka elastin) was most linked to developing stretch marks especially pregnancy prelates stretch marks.  Elastin is a …

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