Posts Tagged Mental Health

A short bout of exercise enhances brain function…

Summary: Neuroscientists, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated with learning and memory… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190702184555.htm Advertisements

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What’s Age Got to Do with It?…

It’s often said:  It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel.  New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age… Read the article here @ enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56768-what-s-age-got-to-do-with-it

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Beware of evening stress…

Summary:  Stressful events in the evening release less of the body’s stress hormones than those that happen in the morning, suggesting possible vulnerability to stress in the evening… Read the full article at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181127131545.htm

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Try these natural cures to ease migraines and headache pain…

(Natural News) Migraines can often be debilitating. More severe than common headaches, migraines are characterized by frequent, throbbing head pain, as well as nausea, chills, and a sensitivity to light and sound. People prone to or suffering from migraines should be careful with the food they eat. Certain foods might trigger onset, while others may be useful in […]

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It Might Stress You Out to Know What Stress Is Doing to Your Brain…

Intro from LiveScience.com:  If you’re already feeling stressed out, sorry, but there’s one more thing you might need to worry about: A new study finds that stress may impair your memory now and quicken cognitive decline later in life… Read the article here: https://www.livescience.com/63913-stress-messes-with-brain.html

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People Who Commute through Natural Environments Daily Report Better Mental Health…

Intro:  According to a new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) —a centre supported by the ”la Caixa” Foundation—, people who commute through natural environments report better mental health. This is the main conclusion of a research based on questionnaires answered by nearly 3,600 participants from four European cities and published in […]

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People Across the Globe Feeling More Sad, Stressed and in Pain Than Ever…

A Live Science article on a survey conducted by Gallup, the analytics and advice company, shows that negative emotions increased and reached a record high in 2017, whilst positive emotions decreased… Read about it here: https://www.livescience.com/63563-world-emotions-gallup-survey.html

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World Suicide Prevention Day…

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed every year on September 10th, read about it here on Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Suicide_Prevention_Day

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The 10-Minute Flow That Releases All Your Physical And Emotional Tension…

A great 10 minute yoga stress reliever from mind body green, check it out here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/three-simple-poses-to-release-emotional-and-physical-stress

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This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s (No Matter Your Age)…

This article from mind body green contains some good advice and information for everyone and anyone to read. Hope you enjoy it, check it out here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/alzheimers-prevention-101

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Do You Have Healthy Blood Sugar? Here’s How To Tell + How To Lower It Naturally…

(from mind body green) We’ve all experienced the profound impact our blood sugar levels have on energy and mood, and it’s no fun. But beyond being an energy-draining annoyance, imbalanced blood sugar can seriously impair your ability to meet the demands of daily life, and—if chronically elevated—wreak havoc on your long-term health… Read the full […]

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It’s official — spending time outside is good for you…

Summary:  Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits — according to new research. A new report reveals that exposure to greenspace reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure… Article on the benefits of outdoors, read it here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180706102842.htm

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Dizziness Isn’t All In Your Head: A Doctor Explains Vertigo + Ways To Treat It…

If you’ve ever suffered from dizziness or vertigo, you know that it’s not something you ever want to experience regularly (or at all). It can create uncomfortable, sometimes miserable feelings of panic, nausea, and weakness… Read about this condition here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/dizziness-isnt-all-in-your-head-a-doctor-explains-vertigo-ways-to-treat-it

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Dark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation…

Summary:  Findings from two new studies show dark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity and mood… Read about this at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180424133628.htm

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Meditation Could Help Anxiety and Cardiovascular Health…

(from enn.com) It sounds like a late-night commercial: In just one hour you can reduce your anxiety levels and some heart health risk factors. But a recent study with 14 participants shows preliminary data that even a single session of meditation can have cardiovascular and psychological benefits for adults with mild to moderate anxiety… Read […]

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Seven-year follow-up shows lasting cognitive gains from meditation…

Summary:  Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study… Read the article here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180405093257.htm

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13 Really Good Reasons To Start Meditating Every Day…

Intro from ‘mind body green’: Different forms of meditation have been used for thousands of years as a spiritual practice to create inner peace. But today, meditation is just as much scientific and secular as it is spiritual, with loads of exciting studies revealing exactly what meditation can do for our health and well-being… Read the […]

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7 Mental Health Tips From Therapists That Actually Work…

There’s so much competing thoughts as to what works in the world of therapy, it can be hard to discern the right course of treatment for every individual situation…  Read the article here at enn.com: http://blog.enn.com/7-mental-health-tips-from-therapists-that-actually-work/

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