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The Mental Health Consequences of Physical Distancing

COVID-19 has led to unprecedented times, which is why researchers continue to collect data in order to understand the true consequences. Social distancing is of particular interest in regard to mental well-being, as quarantine and isolation measures have had a …

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How to Combat Anxiety as an Expectant Mother During the Pandemic

Social distancing and lockdown measures are stressful for everyone recently impacted by COVID-19. However, expectant mothers are facing several unique challenges and worries. There are numerous unknown variables at this time, and when combined with feelings of isolation, many mothers-to-be …

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The Link Between Diminishing Mental Health and Healthcare Workers

Health experts around the globe continue to express their concerns regarding COVID-19 and increased rates of mental health complications. However, there’s one group in particular that many are worried about – healthcare workers. As stated by the World Health Organization, …

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How Financial Worries Are Impacting Anxiety Levels During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The current coronavirus pandemic has caused increased rates of unemployment, the closure of businesses, and lost income, which is leading to high-stress levels around the globe. As reported by the World Economic Forum, “COVID-19 has brought a second pandemic — …

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What You Need to Know About Online Therapy During COVID-19

Online therapy is emerging as an alternative for people sheltering in place during the COVID-19 outbreak. Because orders to self-isolate forbid gathering in groups, people are using tools such as video conferencing, text messaging, online chat, and the phone to …

Social Distancing Depression? Overcoming the Coronavirus Blues

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing anxiety on a global level, but for many individuals, feelings of stress on an individual level can be even worse. That’s because following recommendations for social distancing to avoid the coronavirus can cause or …

Mindfulness Health Hub

Stress Less During Stress Awareness Month

Sponsoring Organization: Amerihealth It may seem like stress is no big deal—it’s something we all experience every day. But did you know that about 90% of visits to primary care physicians are related to stress disorders? What’s more, workplace stress …

Exercise Health Hub

Hike your Way to Happiness

We live in stressful times. Between worrying about work, family, and finances, it’s not surprising that Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world. There isn’t an easy solution, either—otherwise, we’d all just do it. But luckily, …

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Lifting weights might lift your mood

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Reduce PTSD Symptoms through Lifestyle Changes

Successful treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often involves lifestyle changes. For many people with PTSD, taking steps to make thoughtful, healthy choices every day can help reduce symptoms and improve the overall quality of life. Exercise Regularly Talk to your health care provider before …

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Running Reduces PTSD Symptoms

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Meditation and Yoga Can Reduce Symptoms of PTSD

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Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for PTSD in the military

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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Typically, treatment for Bipolar Disorder involves a combination of psychotherapy and medication. Bipolar disorder is a type of mood disorder that affects all areas of life, including your mood, energy level, attention, and behaviors. While there is no cure for the …

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Schizophrenia Treatment and Self-Help

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6 Ways to Support Self-Care for Someone With Schizophrenia

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Illuminating 13 Myths of Schizophrenia

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How Exercise Works Like A Drug for ADHD

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Exercise and the ADHD Brain: The Neuroscience of Movement

Exercise Health Hub

ADHD and Exercise

Studies show that even half an hour a day can help kids function better and feel better. he notion that physical activity has a positive impact on ADHD isn’t new, but a recent study showing regular physical activity decreased the severity of ADHD symptoms …

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Treating anxiety without medication

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Feeling Anxious? 7 Natural Remedies for Anxiety That Work Really Fast

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Herbal Treatment for anxiety: Is it effective?

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Five Daily Lifestyle Changes to Manage Intrusive Thoughts

What may seem like minor behavior changes, can add up to greatly improve your standard of living. 1. Accept and embrace the thought. What happens when you try to control the intrusive thought? It strengthens the thought and prolongs your …

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How Can OCD Be Prevented by Diet?

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Tips for Living With OCD

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Ten Things You Need To Know To Overcome OCD

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How Nutritional Therapy Is Helping People Overcome Alcohol Addiction

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Can exercise help conquer addiction?

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Using Exercise to Aid Alcohol and Drug Recovery

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Yoga for anxiety and depression

Research suggests that this practice modulates the stress response. Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though …

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7 Ways Creativity Supports Addiction Recovery

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How can prescription drug addiction be treated?

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How Exercise Can Help You Beat Addiction

Diet Health Hub

A Nutritional Guide to Managing Your MDD

Major depressive disorder (MDD) can have a huge impact on your life. You may lose interest in your favorite activities, have difficulty sleeping, or experience a change in appetite. Persistent sadness, irritability, and frustration can also change your relationships with …