Eating probiotic yoghurt relieves anxiety, says study
Eating probiotic yoghurt twice a day could relieve anxiety and stress by reducing activity in the emotional area of the brain, a study has found.
Sport may protect against symptoms of mental disorders that are increasingly prevalent among adolescents. This systematic review explores the relationship between adolescent organized sport participation and self-reported symptoms of anxiety and depression...
Hi everyone! I was admitted to a medical school this cycle, but I have recently been going through a bout of pretty bad depression and anxiety. I was hoping it would subside, but I am worried about starting in the fall. Have any of you had any experience with deferring for these types of reasons? If so, did you fully disclose your mental health related issues?
CONCLUSIONS: Trials of antidepressants may be driven mainly by commercial interests, focusing on prevalent diseases and everyday problems. No one can live a full life without experiencing several of the problems for which these drugs were tested. Antidepressants, sometimes called happy pills, could be seen as the modern version of Aldous Huxley's soma pill intended to keep everyone happy in the "Brave New World". PMID: 32444565 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This study aims to examine the association between urinary phthalates metabolites concentration and emotional symptoms in Chinese university students. A school-based cross-sectional survey was carried out among 990 university students aged 17-24 years from two universities in Anhui and Jiangxi provinces of China. Concentration of six phthalate metabolites in urine was determined by high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry and the emotional symptoms were assessed by the 21-item Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale. The detection rate of six phthalate metabolites in urine ranged from 79.6% to 99.7%. T...
Publication date: May 2020Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Volume 72Author(s):
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Neuroscience &Biobehavioral ReviewsAuthor(s): A.A. Conti, S. Tolomeo, J.D. Steele, A.M. Baldacchino
Conclusions: Insomnia in the elderly is frequent in primary care patients in India and has multiple negative health correlates. This study reiterates the need for more awareness with regard to detection and management of insomnia in the elderly population. PMID: 32441494 [PubMed - in process]
I came across a reading the other day that said things are not as bad as you think. I had a chuckle when I read it because there have been many times that my thoughts have led me down the path of catastrophic thinking and created a whirlwind of unnecessary anxiety. Some of us who are alcoholics in 12-step recovery call it faulty wiring or the dis-ease of perception. For whatever reason, our thoughts can convince us that things are not as they appear. Alcoholic or not, our interpretations, perceptions, and opinions are part of who we are as an individual. I think that our experiences in life create a lens that helps each a...
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Mental Health and Physical ActivityAuthor(s): Karl M. Fleming, Susan B. Coote, Matthew P. Herring
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