May 24, 2023; Unhurry Expert Research Team Most individuals with obsessive-compulsive and related disorders (OCRDs) do not receive Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Digital mental health
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15% of Adolescents and Young Adults Have Suicidal Thoughts. Here’s Help
May 15, 2023; Unhurry Expert Research Team For young individuals, suicide is the second most common cause of death. That outweighs all natural causes put
Yoga boosts children’s health and psychological wellbeing
A feasibility study including children in care and their careers,’ published at The Journal of Children’s Services, found that the practice of Kundalini yoga in care homes, when both staff and children are involved, can lead to both individual and social benefits.
Latest guidelines on treatment of depression
Depression is one of the leading cause of disabilities, which results in great costs to health care systems, the society and the individuals. According to the National Institute of Mental Health In the United States, more than 20% of adults experience MDD in their lifetime, with around 10% experiencing it per year. In 2020, an estimated 21 million adults in the United States were had suffered or continued to suffer from a minimum of one mental health episode.
Processed foods are as addictive as tobacco – study shows
Poor diets dominated by highly processed foods now contribute to preventable deaths on par with cigarettes. Similar to tobacco products, the food industry designs their highly processed foods to be intensely rewarding and hard to resist
Music and auditory beat stimulation can reduce anxiety
Studies have previously shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety, perhaps even more effectively than some anti-anxiety medications.
Gut microbe linked to depressive disorders
Energy metabolism was disturbed in individuals with Major depressive disorder and that the interplay of the gut microbiome and blood metabolome may play a role in lipid metabolism in individuals with MDD.
How to have a healthy relationship with exercise
Exercise should be something that you do because of how it makes you feel, not because of how it makes you look. Exercise and movement is a beautiful part of life. If you are healthy and capable of movement, you should move! But you should move in a way that feels healthy and healing and helpful for you.
Warning signs of poor mental health in athletes
“In our recent study, self-depreciation beliefs were found to be the main predictor of low self-confidence. In simple terms, when an athlete put themselves down and uses language like “If I lose, it means I am a failure” it is most damaging and most likely to lead to losses of confidence.
Psychocardiology: For patients who suffer both depression and heart disease
Interleukin-6, an inflammatory biomarker associated with cardiovascular disease, is significantly higher in patients with major depression. A Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist, Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD, is proposing a new subspecialty to diagnose and treat patients who suffer both depression and heart disease. He’s calling it “Psychocardiology.”
Have Chronic Anxiety? Head To Some Exercise
“The model involving 12 weeks of physical training, regardless of intensity, represents an effective treatment that should be made available in primary health care more often for people with anxiety issues.”
Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Mental Health Disorders
Anxiety, autism, schizophrenia and Tourette syndrome each have their own distinguishing characteristics, but one factor bridging these and most other mental disorders is circadian rhythm disruption.
Women Can Prevent Eyes And Memory Decline With These
New research suggests that higher rates of illness can be improved by a better diet, one that is high in pigmented carotenoids such as yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges and carrots particularly important in preventing visual and cognitive loss.
Milk Increases Risk For Breast Cancer
Intake of dairy milk is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer in women, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Loma Linda University Health.
Women Should Eat Potassium-Rich Foods For Heart Health
The study found that potassium-rich diets were associated with lower blood pressure, particularly in women with high salt intake.