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Mental Health

Targeting loneliness may help you sleep better

May 22 2017 - 9:16am
A lonely woman

Researchers say that there is an association between loneliness and poor sleep quality.

Good quality sleep is important for overall well being. Researchers have recently found there is an association between sleep which is of poor quality and loneliness in young adults.

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Kids need protection from exposure to psychological domestic abuse

May 15 2017 - 3:07pm
Domestic violence

Researchers say that exposure to psychological abuse between parents is associated with more damage to the wellbeing of children as they get older than physical domestic violence.

Domestic violence is a very traumatizing experience for children. Both physical and psychological domestic violence can have serious emotional consequences for kids as they grow up

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Dogs are are a good natural remedy for stress in kids

May 11 2017 - 5:35am
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Researchers have found that pet dogs can help kids alleviate feelings of stress.

There is an old saying that a dog is man's best friend. If given the chance dogs often prove there is a lot of truth to this saying. As pets dogs may offer many potential benefits for your health.

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Brain Protection from Omega-3 Fatty Acids Plus Several Other Health Benefits

May 9 2017 - 11:14am
Omega-3 fatty acids

You may not realize this, but your brain comes with its own “bodyguard” of sorts – called the Blood Brain Barrier. Researchers have found one way we can help keep this barrier strong.

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a network of blood vessels that allow the entry of essential nutrients into the brain while blocking other, more harmful, substances such as blood-borne bacteria an

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Good family support can help prevent dementia

May 6 2017 - 8:22am
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Researchers have found that there is an association between good quality support systems and decreased risk for dementia.

There has been a growing awareness of the risk for dementia with aging. There are many natural interventions which can lower this risk.

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Lifestyle interventions lower risks for stroke and dementias

May 2 2017 - 8:55pm
Dementia

Researchers say stroke prevention may also decrease the risk of some dementias and this can be accomplished with lifestyle changes.

It is devastating when someone you are close to experiences dementia in their old age.

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Worrying may lead to healthy behaviors

Apr 30 2017 - 3:02pm
Worrying

A UC Riverside psychology professor says there is a positive side to spending a lot of time worrying.

We generally think of worrying as being a negative emotion that is associated with health problems.

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Food security is vital to prevent mental illness

Apr 30 2017 - 6:30am
Hunger

Researchers have found that your mental health can be affected by food insecurity.

Although it seems as if there should be enough food on the planet to feed everyone there are nevertheless hundreds of millions of people worldwide who are worried about getting enough food to eat d

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Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery

Apr 28 2017 - 6:18am
Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery

People who are trying to leave a situation of substance abuse may feel powerless over the power of addiction, but the key to recovery is to work consistently towards breaking the cycle that leads to substance abuse. Experts at various addiction recovery services advocate that Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery. But how does exercising is able to affect the process of drug addiction recovery?

To understand the mechanisms on why drug addiction happens, you need to know more about neuropeptides called endorphins.

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Natural Remedy to Complement Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

Apr 26 2017 - 12:09pm
Natural Remedy for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is more common than you may think. Researchers have tested a complementary treatment on mice and feel it may be potentially useful for humans.

According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, about 8% of people in the States will develop post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their lives.

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British psychologists have hit psychiatry hard: There must be a shift to humane natural mental health care!

Apr 22 2017 - 6:22am
Psychiatric abuse victim

The British Psychological Society has attacked the rival profession of psychiatry with serious questions raised about the biomedical model of mental illness. Clearly humane non-psychiatric natural mental health care should replace psychiatry.

There has been a shocking trend in medical-legal circles to go after victims of psychiatry who blow the whistle on having been tortured by psychiatrists as being unusually psychotic and in need of

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UN blasts excessive medicalizing and torture by psychiatrists: Natural alternatives are the best option for mental health care!

Apr 21 2017 - 12:45am
Psychiatric abuse victim

In a significant move highlighting how tragically criminal in nature psychiatry is UN Rapporteurs have hit psychiatry for
the excessive medicalization of mental health issues and for torture which is inherent in psychiatric practices. Clearly non-psychiatric natural mental health care approaches are the only humane and effective interventions for mental health issues.

There is heavy funding of the propaganda machine of psychiatry which has people worldwide deceived into believing psychiatrists work in the best interests of their mental health.

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HIV patients are helped with positive emotion coaching

Apr 18 2017 - 5:39am
Teaching happiness

Researchers have determined that teaching happiness to men suffering from HIV improves their health.

News that somebody has HIV is frightening. And yet the state of mind of a personal afflicted with HIV appears to have an effect on treatment outcomes.

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Financial literacy can help prevent anxiety about old age

Apr 17 2017 - 6:03am
Money

Researchers in Japan say they have determined an understanding of money decreases concerns about old age.

When it comes to your health and well being the old saying that money is the root of all evil is not true at all.

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The more physical education the better for adolescents

Apr 14 2017 - 6:06am
Playing volleyball

Researchers say that adolescents who have frequent physical education are in better shape and are more informed about the significance of physical activity for health.

Kids in school often initially feel that physical education is a nuisance in their schedule until they begin to feel the health benefits of staying in shape.

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Natural remedies are preferable for nervousness and anxiety

Apr 12 2017 - 4:51am
Relaxing in nature

Nervousness and anxiety are very common in our fast paced world. The drug treatments for these conditions carry with them the risk for serious side effects. Natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of nervousness are therefore preferable.

Nervousness and anxiety are common conditions which can interfere with your daily activities.

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The natural ways to help you treat depression and increase your energy levels

Apr 11 2017 - 10:15pm
natural ways to help you treat depression and increase your energy levels

People in the modern world lead busy lives, and little time is given to crucial things in life, such as appropriate nutrition. So the lack of appropriate nutrition coupled with life stresses are key factors on why so many suffer from depression, fatigue and other mental health issues. But all of that can be reverted by consuming foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals that can help you treat depression, and increase your energy levels.

You don’t need to be wondering if vitamin supplementation does work, because science says it does work.

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Finding time for green space nurtures a healthy brain

Apr 11 2017 - 4:43am
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Researchers have determined that green spaces help to nurture a healthy brain.

If you feel as if being locked in a concrete city area for too long without any exposure to green is getting you down you probably aren't imagining anything.

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Ashwagandha is known as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating properties

Apr 9 2017 - 8:07am
Ayurvedic herb

The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.

Due to growing fears of dangerous side effects associated with the psychiatric drugs natural remedies are preferable.

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Here are the 3 herbs that will help you to reduce anxiety levels

Apr 2 2017 - 11:55pm
herbs that help reduce anxiety levels

Anxiety has been linked to nutritional deficiencies and with many neurological disorders such as autism, ADHD and general life stresses. Regardless of the reasons why a person may have anxiety, there are studies that suggest that nutrition and herbal supplementation is an effective method to reduce anxiety levels, without the risk of serious side effects.

Here is what researchers say about the 3 herbs that will help you reduce anxiety levels

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)

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A good natural remedy to relax is the sounds of nature

Mar 31 2017 - 2:00pm
Relaxing in nature

Researchers say that it is actually true that the sounds of nature can help us relax.

The modern world brings with it a great deal of tension. The noises alone from traffic, airplanes, helicopters, machines, and elsewhere is enough to create a high degree of anxieties.

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Symptoms and Treatment of Xanax Addiction: Dangers and Risks of Abuse

Mar 29 2017 - 11:36am
Xanax Abuse Symptoms and Treatment

Addiction can happen to anyone. It is not just people who use illicit drugs who become addicted and need treatment. Even people who only take prescription medication as directed by their doctor can become addicted to some medications.

The anti-anxiety drug Xanax is one of those medications.

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Vietnamese researcher says that heat exposure is associated with mental illness

Mar 22 2017 - 10:37pm
A hot sunny day in Vietnam

Researchers in Hanoi, Vietnam say that heat exposure is associated with mental illness.

The causes of what is referred to as mental illness are often not at all very clear.

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Having fun with exergaming benefits health

Mar 19 2017 - 8:37am
Playing Pokemon GO

There has been a lot of concerns over the years that spending too much time playing digital games can be unhealthy. However researchers are now saying that a type of digital gaming called exergaming which combines gaming with execise can decrease sedentary time and enhance social well-being.

With a rise in popularity of digital gaming there have been increasing concerns about too much associated sedentary time leading to an increased incidence of many illnesses including obesity, diabe

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There's now a brain health food guide from Canada

Mar 16 2017 - 8:38am
Brain healthy sardines

Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.

It is important to treat your brain well to maintain optimal cognitive functioning, particularly as you get older.

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Are You Inherently Racist? New Study Seems to Say Yes

Mar 15 2017 - 12:21pm
perception bias, racism

The world has been moving toward better human rights and equality for all. But there may be a bigger barrier to racial equality than history. It turns out your biology might be inherently racist!

The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology published a new study that revealed you might be inherently racist towar

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Depression can be effectively treated by altering how you think

Mar 14 2017 - 8:15pm
Depressed

Researchers say you can get rid of depression by thinking differently. Learning to not ruminate as much on thoughts and feelings has positive effects for people suffering from depression.

Depression is a very painful state of being which can undermine your enjoyment of everything in life and which can ultimately lead to suicide.

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