Browse Category: Mental Health and Stress
How many times have you thought “my work is killing me”? Well if you are a night shift worker that statement might be truer than you realize. A recent study shows that when normal sleep patterns are disrupted it has very real and potentially life-threatening effects on the body, depending on the amount of time that passes between natural sleep cycles and unnatural sleep cycles. Keep reading for more information on this recent discovery.
In today’s economy there are many Americans that are struggling to make ends meet. This includes many seniors and family members who suddenly have to choose between their medications and putting food on the table . . . you may be one of them. And, as much as you might like to live within the realm of an alternative health lifestyle, there are some cases in which you simply must turn to conventional medicine. The good news is there is hope for those individuals who do not have drug coverage or do not have enough financial resources to cover all their medications.
Stress has been shown to create unhealthy physiological changes, we know the connection between stress and high blood pressure , muscle tension , immunosuppression , and many other changes.
When we are unable to cope well with the stress in our life, our mind and body may pay the price.
Laughter is your birthday , a natural part of life that is innate and inborn.
Infants begin smiling during the first weeks of life and laugh out loud within months of being born , even if you did not grow up in a household where laughter was a common sound , you can learn to laugh at any stage of life.
Dr. Ken Best Eliminates Harmful Belief Systems and Rewrites Patients’ Lives with Thetahealing. Dr. Kenneth Best, D.C. is a Los Angeles based chiropractor, who also specializes in Applied Kinesiology ("AK") and Thetahealing™. Dr. Best has healed thousands of patients through combinations of physical and energetic therapy and spiritual guidance to change the inner being. Dr. Best has developed a program utilizing the tools for inner change, as a result of these healings, called “Rewriting Your Life™.” Often called on by the entertainment industry for his abilities, Dr. Best has been the onset chiropractor for 24, Alias, Brothers and Sisters, Minority Report and has shared his expertise with the viewers of Extra, The Doctors, KTLA5 Morning News, KCAL News, and Fox 11 News in Los Angeles.
Yoga is the best way to alleviate stress in the workplace.
Traditionally the suicide rate in the United States was focused around teens, young adults and the elderly, and was steadily declining. However recently released statistics have indicated the suicides have increased over the period from 1999 to 2005, but specifically in relation to middle aged men and women.
Gwyneth Paltrow, creator of Goop.com recently started a conversation with various experts on addiction. The exchange shows what it means to be addicted, what one can do about addiction and how philosophies on the subject differ amongst different experts/ belief-systems.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. Individuals that have anorexia have an extreme fear of gaining weight. They will limit how much food they eat and become extremely and dangerously thin.
Pseudocyesis, also known as 'false pregnancy' in humans and pseudopregnancy in other mammals, is the appearance of clinical and/or subclinical signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy when the person or animal is not pregnant. Clinically, Pseudocyesis is most common in veterinary medicine (particularly in dogs and mice). False pregnancy in humans is less common, and may sometimes be purely psychological.
Recovering from chronic illness takes more than just taking the physical steps. Mental transformation is key to a full recovery.
Alcoholism: What it is and how it can be treated
Alcoholism is a disease, no matter how much society looks down on the millions of people who suffer from it. Alcoholism, like most if not all substance abuses, implies the user’s impaired control over their need and desire to ingest alcoholic substances and their dependency to it.
Whether dependency is physical, psychological, caused by genetic heritage or social pressure, the phrase “I can stop whenever I want” becomes every bit the denial cliché. Alcoholism is a disease, and like most ailments can be diagnosed and kept in check.
Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness that affects over 2 million people. The disorder is sometimes referred to as: Bipolar Depression, Manic-Depression or Schizophrenia; but they all fall under the same umbrella. A person who is Bipolar has severe high and low mood swings, and between those high's and low's are normal moods.
Dysphoria, commonly known as Bipolar Disorder, is a malfunction of the mind which will cause an individual to feel extreme emotions that often fluctuate without provocation from an outside occurance. For example, someone with bipolar disorder can go from feeling the happiest they have ever felt to the saddest they have ever felt in a matter of minutes for no reason at all.
A recent MTF* survey says prescription drug abuse by teens and young adults continues to be a serious problem in the united states.
A frightening new trend in teenage drug abuse is covertly destroying the youth of America. Prescription drugs are readily available in the home, often belonging to a parent or sibling who is unaware that their prescriptions are being stolen.
Do you have a stressful household? If so, it may be making you – and your children – fat. New evidence from a study of Swedish families indicates that living in a stressful environment can increase your children’s risk of becoming obese. Keep reading for more details on this recent study and helpful ways to avoid and prevent potential stressors in your life.
Do you suffer from stress? It wouldn’t be surprising. It is estimated that 65 percent of Americans are “stressed out.” And, more than 30 percent of Americans are seeking medical advice or medication to help alleviate their stress. Aside from economic issues, many experts believe that a great deal of stress results from poor diet, lack of exercise and a toxic lifestyle. Before you turn to drugs to address your stress, take a look at these stress-busting foods that will help you calm down naturally and healthfully.
Are you a glass-half-full or glass-half-empty type of person? Well, if you want to improve your health you might want to consider filling up your glass a bit! Positive psychology is becoming more and more popular as a way to boost not only your emotional health, but your physical health as well. Keep reading to find out why you should keep your glass half-full all of the time. . .
Do you want to know how true positive change happens? Then read on.
Heart disease is the number one killer of men—and half of men who die of a heart attack fail to show previous symptoms. Stress is a major risk factor, so reducing stress is a critical part of the preventive process. To help your loved ones reduce their stress and keep their hearts healthy, follow this advice.