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Smart Phones Can Make Headaches Worse

Smart Phones Can Make Headaches Worse

An Indian study revealed that smart phones can make headaches worse. 400 patients with headaches were part of a study between June 2017 and December 2018. 194 were non-smartphone users and 206 were smartphone users. The headaches were the same in both groups except that 17.5% of the s
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Effect of Smart Phones and Social Media on Teenagers

Effect of Smart Phones and Social Media on Teenagers

In Ontario, Canada the effect of smartphones and social media on teenagers was investigated in a study published on February 10, 2020. According to this study serious mental distress increased from 24% in 2013 to 39% in 2017. Between 2009 and 2014 hospitalizations for suicide attempts
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A New Look at Mind-Altering Drugs

A New Look at Mind-Altering Drugs

Research into psychedelics has taken a new look at mind-altering drugs. To put it another way, a review article by CNN shows that there is new research going on to examine the use of psychedelics in the treatment of chronic anxiety, chronic, therapy-resistant depression and PTSD. In a
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Eating For Mental Health

Eating For Mental Health

Several studies have shown that eating for mental health is a possibility. A longitudinal study has established the following. Depression and anxiety are less likely to occur 2 years after adding more fruit and vegetables into your diet. It has been known for a long time that fruit an
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Asthma Can Stabilize With Relaxation

Asthma Can Stabilize With Relaxation

Recently several articles in the popular press described how asthma can stabilize with relaxation. It reviewed several relaxation therapies. This offers other treatment modalities to give asthma sufferers relief. 25 million people in the US suffer from asthma. They usually keep their
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What To Know About Multiple Sclerosis

What To Know About Multiple Sclerosis

Here is what to know about multiple sclerosis (MS). It is a common neurodegenerative disease. MS affects 2.3 million people worldwide. Women get it more often than males. The exact cause of MS remains unknown. MS can be difficult to diagnose, and as a result the diagnosis is often del
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Five Diseases Associated With Anxiety

Five Diseases Associated With Anxiety

Anxiety is a common human experience and there are commonly five diseases associated with anxiety. Anxiety can be due to the stress response (“fight or flight response”). This helps us cope with acute threats and is called “acute anxiety”. But anxiety can still be there long after the
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