Tag: mind body techniques
Chronic pain is a physical phenomenon, for certain, but it also has important mental dimensions that can ex-acerbate physical discomfort, such as psychological stress and negative effects on mood. Research suggests that addressing these mental aspects of chronic pain may be a very effective way to decrease the toll it
Feeling anxious? Enduring a spell of stress and depression? If the latest research is to be believed, it’s possible that your gut microbiota, the trillions of bacteria that live in your intestines, may be at least partially responsible for your feelings. These studies raise the possibility that taking steps to
How are you protecting yourself from getting sick this winter? Immune system boosters include mindfulness techniques, meditation, and mind-body therapies like yoga and tai chi.