Stress & Anxiety

Q&A: Lorazepam; Red Light Therapy

Sarah Murthi, MD, and Amitabh Varshney explained in the Harvard Business Review that AR can bring more safety to the smaller procedures that are often done outside of the operating room (OR). When surgeries occur in the emergency room or intensive care unit, they explained, surgeons don’t have the same … Read More

The Insidious Grasp of Anxiety

Anxiety is not an age-related condition, but there are situations more common to older adults that can lead to overwhelming feelings of fear and worry. For example, perhaps you’ve had a heart attack and while you’ve recovered medically, you might not feel like yourself. Maybe a loved one recently passed, … Read More

Top Tips for Stress Reduction

· · Stress & Anxiety
Stress is an inevitable part of our lives. For some people, it can be extreme, causing physical symptoms like insomnia, palpitations, agitation, muscle spasms, and pain. It can also cause cognitive effects, such as diminished concentration and memory. When we are stressed, the sympathetic nervous system (fight-or-flight mechanism) kicks in, raising … Read More

News Briefs: TREM2; Excess Body Fat; Midlife Stress

· · Stress & Anxiety
Study: Protein Called TREM2 May Alter the Course of Alzheimer’s disease A protein produced by the brain’s immune cells (microglia) may play a protective role against the degenerative effects of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a German study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Animal studies have shown that … Read More

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