Mental Health

  • 9/26/2018
    New studies show that childhood trauma has such a profound effect on a child’s physiology that they continue to affect mental and physical health long into adulthood.
  • 2/15/2018
    Popular intelligence tells us that once mental decline starts, Alzheimer’s is like a locomotive that derails brain function in a irreversible trajectory. But must that be necessarily so?  Is there hope for reversing damage done once Alzheimer’s starts?
  • Health Benefits Physical Touch | Natural Health Blog
    2/10/2018
    Sadly, many of us don’t enjoy nearly enough physical contact in a typical day, and that, perhaps, is a key component of health that medicine overlooks. 
  • Health Dangers of Loneliness | Natural Health Blog
    2/3/2018
    Today, loneliness is a major public health problem, and one that becomes more problematic by the year. Continuing research adds dimension to the scope of the issue...
  • Health Benefits of True Friends | Natural Health Blog
    1/5/2018
    Friends are a valuable resource in so many ways emotionally and mentally.  And now new research suggests that having friends might help you avoid diabetes.
  • How To Boost Brainpower | Mental Health Blog
    1/3/2018
    What is the number one thing you can do 10 minutes before a test, lecture, speech, or anything that involves brainpower?  Find out...
  • Generosity has Health Benefits |  Mental Health Blog
    8/31/2017
    Be Generous! New research shows that our brains actually respond more positively to giving than receiving.
  • Feel Good About Your Exercise Level | Natural Health Blog
    7/31/2017
    Comparing yourself to your friend who is running that marathon? Don't, it can reduce your life expectancy. Here's why...
  • Impact of Heat Stress | Health Blog
    7/11/2017
    According to new research, being hot can actually make you react less cooperatively with others.
  • Where to Live for the Best Well-Being
    3/28/2017
    The location of your home can make a big impact on your health and well-being.  Find the best places to live in the United States.
  • 10 Ways to Think More Positively | Mental Health Blog
    3/15/2017
    Outlook can save your life!  A new study revealed that those who maintain a positive outlook have a significantly reduced risk of dying from all the major killers. Find 10 ways to stay more positive! 
  • Health Benefits of Meditation | Natural Health Blog
    1/24/2017
    A study found that when people focus on the task or situation at hand, be it driving, doing dishes, or studying history, their happiness level is at the highest.
  • Boost Memory While You Sleep
    12/19/2016
    New sleep studies are being released about 'sleep programming' or 'sleep learning', to improve memory and boost productivity. But could this lack of deep sleep and rest be dangerous to your overall health?
  • Health Benefits of Beer? Natural Health Blog
    11/1/2016
    New research, out of Switzerland, concluded that beer makes you cheerier all around. Other studies show some real health benefits to beer.
  • Journaling to Boost Immunity
    10/14/2016
    Numerous studies have shown that journaling can contribute to emotional health and that it even can boost physical health in myriad ways, including immune functioning.
  • Health Benefits of Dog Ownership | Natural Health Blog
    8/26/2016
    Today is National Dog Day, a holiday set aside for our canine companions. Celebrate your furry friends, appreciate their positive impact on your life, and make their day special with a treat!
  • Forgiveness Boosts Health | Natural Health Blog
    8/18/2016
    August 25 is "Kiss and Make Up Day," and August 27 is "Global Forgiveness Day." Turns out letting go of anger and forgiving your enemies may be essential to your health.
  • Cold Water Therapy For Depression  |  Natural Health Blog
    8/10/2016
    Popular wisdom tells us to control passion by hopping in a freezing cold shower -- but research shows that icy water cures more than raging hormones.
  • Positive Self-Talk To Reach Health Goals | Health Blog
    7/12/2016
    Thinking you can enhance your performance appears to lead to improvements in the way you do a particular task.
  • Virtual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Mental Health Blog
    4/9/2016
    Virtual therapies with a computer app are probably going to become increasingly common in the years to come.
  • Mild Concussions Cause Suicide | Mental Health Blog
    2/23/2016
    Suicide rates among concussion victims are three times higher than suicide rates among those who never had a concussion.
  • Too Much TV Causes Mental Decline | Mental Health Blog
    12/17/2015
    Young adults who admit to spending long periods of time stretched out on the couch watching TV are more likely to experience cognitive decline by the time they reach middle age.
  • Lower Anxiety in Kids with Dogs  |  Children's Health Blog
    12/10/2015
    Children who live with a dog may be significantly less likely to develop clinical anxiety.
  • How Often Should Couples Have Sex | Health Blog
    12/3/2015
    For most people in lasting relationships, having sex once a week is ideal for their satisfaction and well-being.
  • Drop in Happiness for Americans in their 30s - 40s | Health Blog
    11/26/2015
    Happiness may be shrinking over time in Americans 30 and older--but seems to be rising among teens and those in their twenties.
  • Ignoring Your Mate For Your Phone | Natural Health Blog
    10/13/2015
    Interrupting the time you spend with your partner by accessing your cell phone frequently can damage your relationship and raise your risk of developing depression.
  • Neurotics Are Overly Creative, New Study | Health Blog
    9/12/2015
    Neurotics think all the time, and it is that constant mental activity that allows them, perhaps, to piece together things in new ways or to stumble into startling discoveries.
  • Postpartum Depression Months After Birth | Parenting Blog
    7/9/2015
    New research has found that the symptoms of postpartum depression may not appear in many women until their baby is several months old, or even approaching his or her first birthday.
  • Cat Videos Reduce Stress | Natural Health Blog
    7/4/2015
    Looking at videos of various cat antics may help improve your mood and provide a mental health boost. Yes, really!
  • Virtual Reality for Mental Health | Natural Health Blog
    6/18/2015
    Using virtual reality, psychotherapists can help anxious patients via a technique called "exposure therapy,"
  • How to Increase Happiness | Natural Health Blog
    5/26/2015
    Happiness has a significant impact on health, and given how it spreads, your own happiness has a significant impact on public health, as do your lifestyle choices.
  • 8/1/1999
    For years, stress and/or depression have been suspected of increasing the risk of contracting numerous infectious diseases, not to mention correlating with an increased incidence of cancer.
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