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What religion does to your brain Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience.
Medical News Today | 17 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The effects of anxiety on the body Anxiety is a common condition that impacts a person's mental health, and it can also have short- and long-term effects on the body. Anxiety can change the function of the cardiovascular, urinary, and respiratory systems. It can also lead to digestive issu
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2018 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to cope with a depressive episode Depressive episodes are periods of low mood and other symptoms of depression. Tackling depression as soon as it arises and making changes to thoughts and behaviors might improve a persons mood and help them recover more quickly. Here, we cover what a depr
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2018 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
E-counseling can lower blood pressure, heart disease risk New research shows that virtual counseling, when added to medical therapy, lowers high blood pressure and heart disease risk in people with hypertension.
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2018 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is gaming disorder? The World Health Organization have given gaming disorder a mental health classification. People with gaming disorder prioritize gaming over other activities and experience negative effects from continuing to play video games. Here, we discuss what gaming
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2018 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even minor distress puts you at risk of chronic disease New research finds that you needn't experience high levels of distress for your risk of chronic diseases to increase; low distress levels are enough.
Medical News Today | Jul 14, 2018 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can Lexapro cause weight changes? Lexapro is the brand name for a drug called escitalopram, which treats depression and anxiety. As a side effect, Lexapro may cause some people to gain a small amount of weight. Less commonly, it may cause weight loss. A healthful diet and regular exercise
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2018 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
OCD: Why living in a sunless region can increase symptoms Obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms are influenced by where a person lives and how much access they have to sunlight. Researchers explain why this may be.
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2018 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Through my eyes: A stroke experience My name is Tracy Lyn Lomagno and I'm a 45-year-old dental assistant. Earlier this year, I had a stroke, and my life changed dramatically.
Medical News Today | Jul 10, 2018 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to treat anxiety naturally Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. Conventional treatment options include therapy and medication, but there are also many natural remedies available. In this article, lea
Medical News Today | Jul 9, 2018 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend