Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US Breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation and yoga are making their way into schools where they are sometimes offered as an alternative to detentions and punishments. Yoga and meditation are becoming increasingly mainstream according to a new report issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As […]

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain. Instead, spending too much time on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram may actually increase the risk of depression and loneliness. So concludes a small analysis that tracked the […]

Anxiety Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Anxiety Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Anxiety Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke Adult with mood disorders like anxiety and depression may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than people without mental illness, a new study suggests. Researchers enrolled 221,677 people age 45 and older without any history of heart attack or stroke and tracked […]

This is the Practice of Yoga

This is the Practice of Yoga

This is the Practice of Yoga Of the activities available in the pursuit of fitness, the beginning and the end are relaxing the muscles. Stretching is the usual way to prepare for strenuous exercise, and the best way to cool down afterward. Ad for sure, extending and flexing all parts of your body will keep […]

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health Some medical experts are now warning that photo-editing tools that make people look more perfect online than in real life may be a health threat. The wave of altered photos on social media is changing perceptions of beauty, and that can trigger a pre-occupation with appearance that leads […]

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, […]

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy A huge study involving data from more than 140 studies and 290-M people revealed that exposure to green-space, defined as open, undeveloped land with natural vegetation, led to significant health benefits Reductions in diastolic blood pressure, you know the bottom number, salivary cortisol, a physiological marker of […]

Drink Plenty of Water During Exercise for Full Brain Benefits

Drink Plenty of Water During Exercise for Full Brain Benefits

Drink Plenty of Water During Exercise for Full Brain Benifits We need plenty of water during exercise so the brain gets the full benefits of working out, researchers say. “Middle-age and older adults often display a blunted thirst perception, which places them at risk for dehydration, and subsequently may reduce the cognitive health-related benefits of […]

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’ The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by compulsive use of drugs or alcohol. The definition includes excessive use that damages health, relationships, jobs and other parts of normal life. Brain research supports that definition, and some imaging studies have […]

F1: Red Bull’s Aggressive Verstappen Says He Does Not Have a Mental Problem

F1: Red Bull’s Aggressive Verstappen Says He Does Not Have a Mental Problem

F1: Red Bull’s Aggressive Verstappen Says He Does Not Have a Mental Problem $RACE Max Verstappen, 20 anni, Red Bull’s very aggressive driver has been heavily criticized this season for a series of moves which have cost him and Red Bull Racing a large number of points. Young Mr. Verstappen collided with MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food Anew study reveals that the types of foods we should eat to improve our mental health change as we age. Researchers at New York’s Binghamton University conducted an anonymous internet survey which included people from around the world. They completed the Food-Mood Questionnaire (FMQ), which includes questions on […]

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity Once you are eating healthy in general (no processed foods, Organic, Mediterranean, Norwegian or Japanese diet) there are a number of Superfoods you can focus on that are known for their beneficial impact on mood and psychological well-being aka no anxiety. While this list is long, but here […]

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 […]

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 […]

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness A new US government report reveals that about 10-M American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number have considered suicide during the past year, according the report the nation’s behavioral ills. The report also said that 15.7-M Americans abuse alcohol and 7.7-M abuse illicit […]

Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp

Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp

Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp There are many things you can do to help your dog or cat maintain good mental function for as long as possible, and delay the onset and progression of cognitive decline. 1. Feed a nutritionally balanced, species-appropriate diet that includes omega-3 essential fats, such as krill […]

Yes, Meditation Does Mitigate Stress

Yes, Meditation Does Mitigate Stress

Yes, Meditation Does Mitigate Stress Meditation helps us take a deliberate break from the stream of “monkey” thoughts that are constantly running and jumping in and out of the mind. Some people use it to promote spiritual growth or find inner peace, others use it as a powerful relaxation and stress reduction tool. Beyond mental […]

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems

Some of America’s Great Leaders Suffered with Mental Health Problems Some of America’s greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, psychiatrists and psychologists said. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, along with Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman and […]

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions The cost of natural disasters, fires and floods, in Australia is now 50% more than previously estimated, A$9-B in Y 2015, and is set to increase to $33-B by Y 2050 even ignoring the effect of climate change, according to 2 reports commissioned by the […]

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming Forget jogging or running lonely miles and boring, repetitious exercises in crowded gyms. Dancing, swimming, and gardening can provide great health benefits, including keeping the mind sharp. A recent report published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that the brain scans of older people who burned the […]