Would you be surprised that there’s a biological basis for their fierceness? Their red hair is caused by a mutation in their skin’s receptor gene that activates similar brain receptors that process anxiety and pain. They feel pain differently from brunettes and blondes.
Redheads are less responsive to anesthesia and need 19% more gas to be put under for surgery. They are more likely to avoid the dentist because they don’t get numb easily and are more sensitive to feeling pain caused by heat.
Mom and Dad, when red-headed Jessica is crankier than her brunette siblings, she just may be physically uncomfortable. Her irritability may not be related to being spoiled. Ask her for ideas to reduce her distress. You may not know how uncomfortable she really is in certain situations.
The more you know, the smoother it will go!
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