List Of Therapeutic Activities For Mental Health

What Is Mental Health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course of your […]

How Early Adulthood Happiness Protect Against Dementia

While research has shown that poor cardiovascular health can damage blood flow to the brain increasing the risk for dementia, a new study led by UC San Francisco indicates that poor mental health may also take its toll on cognition. The research adds to a body of evidence that links depression with dementia, but while most […]

Tips for Good Mental Health:  How to Cope With Depression

With over 40 million Americans suffering from depression, you are not alone if you haven’t been feeling like yourself. Depression can rob you of your joy and interfere with your everyday life. Sometimes, it can feel like your depression is a dark cloud that follows you everywhere, and you will never be able to shake […]

How Meditating Just Once Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University — the largest of its kind to-date — found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The research, published in Brain Sciences, tested how open monitoring meditation — or, meditation that focuses awareness on […]

How Does Serotonin Curb Cocaine Addiction

Contrary to common thinking, cocaine triggers an addiction only in 20% of the consumers. But what happens in their brains when they lose control of their consumption? Thanks to a recent experimental method, neuroscientists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have revealed a brain mechanism specific to cocaine, which has the particularity of triggering […]

Breastfeeding For Longer Duration Reduces Postpartum Depression Risk

A study of 29,685 American women finds that postpartum depression (PPD) is a significant health issue, with nearly 13 percent of the sample being at risk. Results showed that women who were currently breastfeeding at the time of data collection had statistically significant lower risk of PPD than women who were not breastfeeding. There also […]

Cutting Sugar By 20% May Prevent 2.48 Million Diseases

Cutting 20 percent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 percent from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes cases in the U.S. over the lifetime of the adult population, according to a new study. A team of researchers from Massachusetts […]

What Are The Types Of Headaches And Their Location?

Headache is the symptom of pain in the face, head, or neck that can occur as a result of many conditions. There are a number of different classification systems for headaches. The most well-recognized is that of the International Headache Society. Causes of headaches may include dehydration, fatigue, sleep deprivation, stress, the effects of medications […]

How Many Genders Are There?

What is sex? Sex refers to a set of biological attributes in humans and animals. It is primarily associated with physical and physiological features including chromosomes, gene expression, hormone levels and function, and reproductive/sexual anatomy. Sex is usually categorized as female or male but there is variation in the biological attributes that comprise sex and […]

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