If you’re eating out often, you’re probably overdoing calorie consumption—even if you avoid fast-food restaurants. Meals consumed at fast-food restaurants have been singled out as culprits in America’s obesity epidemic. But a new study reports that both chain and local restaurants are routinely serving far more than should be consumed
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Research shows doing breathing exercises to lower blood pressure is remarkably effective. Why not give this treatment a try? It’s an easy, inexpensive and relaxing way to reduce cardiovascular risk – without side effects!
If you suffer from migraines following periods of stress, new research can explain why those serious headaches seem to kick in while you’re coming down from that stressful time, rather than during the thick of it. A study published in the journal Neurology finds that people are at a higher
You’re always tired but you haven’t been able to pinpoint the reason. You think about embarking on a campaign to get to the bottom of your fatigue, but—sad to say—you don’t have the energy to follow through. Don’t feel bad; even the medical community doesn’t fully understand what causes fatigue.
Feeling anxious occasionally is normal—but constant worry is not. If you become very fearful, nervous, or anxious when you think about or are in certain situations, then you may have an anxiety disorder.
Anxiety disorders are a group of mental health conditions in which anxiety and worry arise in response to
Plenty of other factors can disrupt sleep. Traveling across time zones, environmental factors, chronic pain, the effects of illnesses and the medications used to treat them, and even taking it easy in your retirement are some of them. In many cases, simple steps can help restore restful sleep.
Sleep Phase Problems
When we’re asleep, our conscious mind is closed to the outside world. Sounds, smells, and physical sensations have limited access to our central nervous system. In the lightest stages of sleep, those aspects of the real world can intrude and awaken us briefly, but in deep sleep we’re not easily
Fatigue is a common symptom in people with medical conditions like cancer and diabetes, mood disorders like depression and anxiety, and even in people who are otherwise “healthy”. Yet despite how prevalent it is…
Surprising Research Challenges Our Understanding of Norepinephrine Deficiency and Natural Remedies for Depression
Could you have a norepinephrine imbalance? Problems with attention, focus, depression, anxiety, and sleep have long been attributed to norepinephrine deficiency. But research shows that the relationship is more complex than it seems.