Mental Health

Mental Stress Signs, Manifestations And Solutions

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The effects of mental stress Mental stress impacts everyone from one degree or another. There are multiple types of every day stressors, such as the pressure of driving in traffic, relationship stresses, job stresses, and financial stresses. There are additionally stressors that come just occasionally but use to be very severe, such as the death of a loved one, changing ...

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The Relation Of Stress To PMS – Can It Make It Worse?

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Can Stress Make PMS Worse? Premenstrual syndrome is a common phenomenon of menstruating women, affecting nearly half of all women. About 3% to 8% of women will develop the most severe form of PMS called premenstrual dysphoric disorder or PMDD. No one knows the exact reason why some women get PMS and others do not, but it is believed to ...

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Coffee May Lower Your Risk For Depression

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Caffeinated Beverages Decrease Risk For Depression Coffee and other caffeinated beverages seem to decrease your risk for depression. This is according to a research study published in the journal Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. Depression affects about 15% of individuals in high-income countries. A large body of research indicates that this is linked with several dietary and lifestyle ...

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Dealing With Difficult Emotions Using Mindfulness

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Ways of Dealing With Difficult Emotions Using Mindfulness A good way of coping or dealing with difficult emotions is through the use of mindfulness. Mindfulness is a type of meditation that has been practiced for centuries. It has recently seen a resurgence in popularity owing to cognitive behavioral therapy and modern psychotherapeutic approaches. The basic idea is that you’re using ...

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How To Keep Your Brain Young As You Age

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Nimble as You Reach Old Age Watching our bodies fail us as we get older can very often be a painful and depressing. Over time, we can find ourselves becoming less able bodied, slower and older in our appearance as well. But what is actually much worse than this, is noticing your brain ...

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Dispelling Common Myths About Anger

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Common Myths About Anger You Need To Learn There are some common myths about anger that you need to know about because anger cannot be avoided unless you’re a monk who isolates himself from society and spends 18 hours a day in meditation. The rest of us aren’t that lucky and need to interact with the human race… and therein ...

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Stress Inflammation – Manage Your Stress To Avoid Inflammation

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Stress Inflammation – Stress Induced Inflammation It’s often said that stress is the 21st century’s Number One killer. Whether or not you believe that stress is the main culprit, it is certainly a deadly accomplice.  Stress has been identified as one of the most common and powerful triggers of chronic inflammation. People with connective tissue diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, ...

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Stimulate Your Brain With Your Hands

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Use Your Hands To Stimulate Your Brain As children we tend to be very creative and to not worry about what anyone around is thinks. Sadly, as we become adults though we tend to become more reserved in our efforts. We don’t make time to draw or to paint for the most part and we definitely don’t want others to ...

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