A Common Symptom With Weight Gainers

A Common Symptom With Weight Gainers

What do all people who gain weight have in common? Stress. Stress causes our body to over produce cortisol and in turn raises our insulin levels, making blood sugar drop and cravings for sweets start to arise. So that is the science behind why when we get stressed, why automatically want sweets. Stress can easily […]

Breathing is a Powerful Tool to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Breathing is a Powerful Tool to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

#Mind #Body #Spirit #anxiety #stress #breathing #virus #chaos The anxieties and stress associated with C-19 can wreak havoc with our bodies, mentally and physically causing symptoms of fatigue, gastrointestinal upset, elevated blood pressure and pulse, as well as depression, sadness and strained relationships. But a simple breathing exercise can help calm the body and mind, […]

There is ‘No Direct Evidence’ Masks Prevent Virus Infections

There is ‘No Direct Evidence’ Masks Prevent Virus Infections

#WHO #masks #C19Coronavirus #protection #infections A World Health Organization (WHO) on 5 June 2020, guidance memo on face mask use during the pandemic says there is “no direct evidence” universal masking of healthy is affective with respiratory illnesses, including C-19 coronavirus. Instead of everyone wearing masks, the Who recommends that those with “any symptoms suggestive […]

Resilience in the Face of the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

Resilience in the Face of the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

#resilience #C19coronavirus #chaos #fear #loneliness #quarentines #health #stress #anxiety #worries #concerns #loneliness #depression #love #gratitude #joy #hope. Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties: aka, guts! During the C-19 coronavirus chaos, legitimate concerns are being raised that the social distancing, financial upheaval, quarantines and virus fears could lead to an upcoming mental health […]

Give Your Brain TLC, Detoxify It

Give Your Brain TLC, Detoxify It

#brain #diet #toxins #folate #chemicals #food #water #sleep In these challenging times it is not unusual for our brains to feel fuzzy and our thinking to become distracted by the anxiety and uncertainty all around us. But, just as we want to pay attention to and increase our lifespan, we should be giving our brains […]

C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Led to Panic and Fear

C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Led to Panic and Fear

The CDC has lost all credibility The Big Q: Why hasn’t the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lost all credibility? Any individual or institution that had been so often wrong would have lost public trust long ago. For instance, since people of every political persuasion have determined that media sources lack credibility, polls indicate […]

In just a few weeks the whole world changed, it is Scary!

In just a few weeks the whole world changed, it is Scary!

“…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”–President Franklin Delano Roosevelt In just a few weeks the whole world changed. The SARS-CoV-2 virus that triggers the infection commonly known as COVID-19 was officially called a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30 January 2020. Concern over the […]

Tips on Maintaining Good Mental Health in the War Against the Coronavirus

Tips on Maintaining Good Mental Health in the War Against the Coronavirus

Staying at home, worrying about jobs and finances, is a recipe for depression during the War against coronavirus . Below are some tips on how to maintain good mental health during this difficult time. “The current situation has many of us feeling helpless, fearful and adrift,” said Dr. Donna Anthony, chief medical officer at Gracie […]

Fighting Against Coronavirus Anxiety

Fighting Against Coronavirus Anxiety

Americans are fighting for their psychological health now.  Many people are battling anxiety issues that threaten to become chronic without a plan of action to hold them off, as anxiety has become as contagious as the COVID-19 coronavirus. Anxiety can often lead to depression and other life challenging experiences.  According to the data, more than […]

Protecting Our Senses as We Grow Older

Protecting Our Senses as We Grow Older

Sight, Smell, Hearing, Taste, Touch Tens of millions of Americans suffer age-related losses in at least 1 of their senses, according to a University of Chicago study. “People are living longer than ever before in history and with these extended life expectancies comes the likelihood of sensory decline,” Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA […]

Causes of Fatigue

Causes of Fatigue

Tired of feeling tired? You are not alone. According to a National Safety Council survey, almost 50% of Americans do not get enough sleep to safely perform the duties assigned to them by their employer. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), fatigue is a common occurrence in America where 20% of adults say […]

Our Brains and Bodies Benefit from Playing

Our Brains and Bodies Benefit from Playing

Play Makes You Smarter, Kinder and Braver, and is important for the generation of well-being. The replacement of physical play with technological gadgetry has many experts worried, as research shows playing makes people smarter, braver and kinder. Dr. Stuart Brown, founder of the National Institute for Play, a nonprofit corporation is “committed to bringing the […]

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

“Laughter is the best medicine”– Bennet Cerf and, Proverbs 17:22 says, “A merry heart is like medicine.” Ellen Jacob, author of ‘You’re the Best Friend Ever’ states: “Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was right — it’s the glue that holds friendships together. To laugh together at life’s ridiculous turn of events makes those […]

Why Blood Pressure Matters

Why Blood Pressure Matters

A healthy blood pressure is 1 of the Key measures of a healthy heart, so our blood pressure is vitally important. The Big Q: What is blood pressure? The Big A: Blood pressure is a measure of the force against the walls of the human bodies arteries in response to the pumping of the heart. […]

Stress Taming Foods

Stress Taming Foods

FLASH: Feeling stressed? Well, the solution may be as simple as eating the right food. “Food sends chemical messages to the brain that either trigger or tame our stress reactions,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, chief energy officer of synergy brain fitness and a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress says. “Helpful stress-taming foods include a […]

Transform Stressful Thoughts into Healthy Productivity

Transform Stressful Thoughts into Healthy Productivity

Below, some mental health experts share their strategies for shifting our stress, anxieties, worries and concerns into something healthier and more productive. With the fervor of the midterm elections, the barrage of tragic news stories in addition to just, you know, normal life stuff, many of us are feeling more anxious than usual. Though some of us suffer […]

Holding a Grudge is Bad for Ones Health

Holding a Grudge is Bad for Ones Health

It is easy to hold a grudge, but whether it involves a friend, colleague, a co-worker or loved one, it can fill you with bitterness, keep you stuck in the past and lead to anxiety or depression. That means the grudge holder the is suffering from the situation, and not the subject of your anger […]

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Addiction is common in the US, more than people realize. There are approximately 22-M people in the United States over the age of 12 with an addiction, according to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Almost 80% of individuals who struggle from a substance abuse disorder in Y 2014 also struggled with an […]

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress Manage Holiday Stress with these Healthy Habits 1.Exercise — A quick high-intensity workout may be the thing to boost your mood and relieve stress. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid produced in your brain that temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression. It’s a derivative of the Sanskrit word “bliss,” and a deficiency is […]

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders are 2 of the most common mental disorders of our time. These kind of disorders affect the mood and feelings of the person, and need to be differentiated from usual mood fluctuations. For instance, feelings of sadness or fear are normal reactions to stress. Symptoms of anxiety and […]

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions  Mental health days are costing the US economy billions in income growth, and that number is expected to increase dramatically over the next few years, according to a June study published in the Review of Regional Studies. Drawing upon economic and demographic data from between Ys 2008 and 2014, […]

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important! Breathing is often an ignored topic when it comes to good health, but breathing properly can improve oxygenation through your body, including the brain, and is a powerful strategy for relieving stress and anxiety To induce calm, you need to breathe slowly and lightly, from the diaphragm, and […]

Spot the Lie, Analyze Vs Speculate

Spot the Lie, Analyze Vs Speculate

Spot the Lie, Analyze Vs Speculate A person lies about 10X a day, how too spot them? It is difficult, if not impossible, to tell if a person is lying just by looking at them. This would be speculation. Instead, former CIA Agent Susan Carnicero notes the importance of analyzing the situation. “What I want […]

America’s Parents Believe, “our Kids are not alright”

America’s Parents Believe, “our Kids are not alright”

America’s Parents Believe, “our Kids are not alright” The children are not alright, many American adults believe. More than 67% of adults think children today are less healthy than prior generations of youngsters, and more than 75% believe kids’ mental health is also worse, a new survey finds. “Our findings clash with the American Dream […]

Stress, Anxiety and the Human Brain

Stress, Anxiety and the Human Brain

Stress, Anxiety and the Human Brain Because stress and anxiety can take so many forms and have so many triggers, brain reactions to it vary a lot. Fortunately, neuroscientists have made tremendous progress in the last few decades toward revealing the underlying neural circuitry of these problems. When stress and anxiety escalates to a level […]

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age $GOOG, $AAPL, $FB, $SNAP In this Digital Age the Internet has put connecting with friends, colleagues, partners  associates,  partners, and lots of other good stuff at our fingertips.. However, while digital connections have a clear advantages, “digital dependence” does not. Dependence on digital communication presents several physical and […]

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem

Anxiety is America’s #1 Mental Health Problem An estimated 40-M Americans, about 18% of the population over 18 anni, struggle with anxiety, including more than 50% of all American college students Anxiety is the new depression, recent research shows anxiety, a condition characterized by constant and overwhelming worry and fear, is now 800% more prevalent […]

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health

Pessimism Can Take a Toll on Our Health According to some  recent research,2,3,4 people with health anxiety have a significantly higher risk of developing heart disease compared to those who do not worry about it in the absence of any serious symptoms. In all, 7,050 people filled out questionnaires to assess their overall health, including thoughts […]

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Controlled Breathing Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety Controlled breathing, or pranayama as its known in the practice of yoga, is a central part of many ancient traditions. Yogic breathing exercises are described in an ancient Tamil script called Thirumanthiram and breath meditations have long been used in Buddhism as a way to help reach Enlightenment. […]

Cancers Associated with 9/11 Attacks Aggressive and Hard to Treat

Cancers Associated with 9/11 Attacks Aggressive and Hard to Treat

Cancers Associated with 9/11 Attacks Aggressive and Hard to Treat Cancer rates among 1st responders and cleanup workers at Ground Zero have grown dramatically in the 15 yrs following the 9/11 attacks that destroyed the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Almost 3,000 people were killed and 7,000 injured when Islamic Terrorists few commercial […]