Emotion Regulation A Challenge for People with Schizophrenia

People regulate their emotions to get from one feeling to a more preferred state, whether that is a return to calm, a move toward happiness, not feeling quite as angry, or leveraging a different emotion entirely. New research sheds light on how people with schizophrenia handle their emotions differently. Scientists found that while most of … Read more

Mindfulness Meditation — A Remedy For Prevalent Burden Of Sleep Problems

Meditation helps you feel calm, and relaxed, regulate your emotions better, and overcome distressing situations. It can also help to regulate sleep quality in a big way. In a clinical trial comparing meditation to a structured program focusing on changing poor sleep habits and establishing a bedtime routine, mindfulness meditation practices resulted in improved sleep … Read more

Writing About Deepest Fears And Benefits Of Breast Cancer Diagnosis has Physical and Psychological Health Benefits

From boosting confidence to providing an outlet for stress relief, expressive writing is a powerful tool for mental health and personal growth. It’s an opportunity to reflect and work with oneself and connect with one’s feelings. According to a study conducted by a researcher at the University of Houston (UH), writing down fears, emotions and … Read more

Secret To A Bigger Brain In Middle-age Is A Healthy Heart In Young Adulthood

So, what’s the secret to a bigger brain and a happier heart? Every little bit you do to keep your heart smiling in 20s is like a year’s worth of extra brain space in 40s. Yes, according to a study, people who take care of their heart health in young adulthood may have larger brains … Read more

Global Tree Restoration Potential And Its Impact On Wider Environment

India has been a tree plantation laboratory for over 200 years and has experimented with tree plantations, offering important lessons about the consequences different approaches to restoring forests have on local communities and the wider environment. Tree restoration has been promoted to reduce the amount of carbon in the atmosphere that warms the globe while … Read more

Oral Health And Swallowing Disorders Important Predictors Of Anxiety In People With Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome

Primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) is a systemic autoimmune disorder in which the body fights against its own secretary glands. Eventually, this leads to dry mouth, dry eyes, and vaginal dryness, along with a few other symptoms including extreme fatigue and arthritis. Along with the above, they also experience symptoms that are common to all rheumatic … Read more

Laughter Yoga Can Boost The Mental Well-being Of Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

It is generally accepted that cancer affects the concept of mental well-being by changing the physical, psychological, spiritual, and social dimensions of the patient’s life. Laughter yoga as one of the complementary therapies may promote mental well-being in patients undergoing chemotherapy. The purpose of this study, conducted by research researchers from Mashhad, Iran, was to … Read more

Meditation Boosts Mindfulness And Helps In Social Harmony By Altering Brain Structure

Meditation can have positive effects on our health and well-being. It physically changes the brain which not only helps in increasing the ability to process information but helps in increasing empathy, compassion, and prosocial behaviour. Researchers have found that distinct training modules alter distinct brain networks and have an impact on either our attention or … Read more

World Mental Health Day Workshop

It was a day when our peer support community came together for a day of learning and sharing. We at Bipolarindia had planned a full-day Workshop to mark World Mental Health Day on the non-clinical aspects of living with mental health diagnoses: the mind-body-spirit aspects of healing. Conducted at a Hotel in suburban Mumbai on … Read more

Antidepressants Can Make People Gain Weight, Here’s Help

There is a huge psychological component to exercise, especially running. “Running…is a form of natural psychotherapy. It stimulates the unconscious and is a powerful catalyst to the individual psyche”- The Joy of Running(1978) – Thaddeus Kostrubala. Running can help us calm our thoughts as we experience more balance, worry less, and sleep better. Running encourages … Read more

Losing Weight With Lifestyle Changes Decreases Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Disease

If one is overweight, losing even a few pounds can go a long way in maintaining good health. Behavioural weight loss programs, although intensive, can help in reducing risk factors for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. A review of the data on behavioural weight reduction programs found that weight loss was linked to lowered … Read more

The most effective and short-term treatment for depression in people with artery blockage is physical exercise.

According to an RCSI study, exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in adults with coronary heart disease when compared to antidepressants and psychotherapy. What is coronary heart disease? Coronary heart disease is what occurs when a buildup of fatty substances in the coronary arteries prevents or interrupts your heart’s blood flow. … Read more

People With Heart Disease Tend to Have An Overabundance of Mood And Anxiety Issues

People with heart disease tend to have an overabundance of mood and anxiety issues. The association stays consistent across world cultures and is relatively a universal mechanism, according to research. These findings imply that similar processes explain the connection and that studies on the comorbidity of mental disorders and cardiac disease should take a wide … Read more

Customized Resistance Workouts Boost Fibromyalgia Recovery

Considerable health improvements were seen in female Fibromyalgia with the help of resistance exercises with proper support and customized adjustments.  Resistance training and fibromyalgia have frequently been viewed as incompatible partners. But according to studies done at Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden, female patients were able to significantly enhance their health with the right support and specially … Read more

Yoga Strengthens Physical And Mental Health For People With Arthritis 

June 23, 2023; Unhurry Expert Research Team June 21 was International Yoga Day. All of this week, we are celebrating the positive impact of yoga on mental health. All our research articles and features will bring you these scientific insights. Yoga can be safe and effective for people with arthritis. A randomized trial of individuals … Read more