Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
Health is holistic, which is why you can’t neglect any of the aspects that form a part of the concept of health (physical, emotional, and mental). Someone who wants to take care of their health will need a strong and consistent mentality so that exercise becomes a habit and so they can feel well in all aspects of their life.
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The Keys to Effective Health Communication
(8 days ago) The link to health literacy. Many practitioners treat patients as possessing limited physical and psychological health knowledge. In fact, the patient’s ability to read, understand, and use health information can affect their compliance and the success of their treatment. Furthermore, misunderstandings also increase the risk of side effects.
Why Hopes and Dreams Improve Your Health
(1 days ago) Health. Your brain is affected by the number of times you get sick and the way you deal with illnesses. Nutrition. A complete and balanced diet helps you stop brain deterioration. Sleep. Good sleeping habits because quality of sleep is directly related, for example, to the consolidation of memories. Exercise.
The Health Benefits of Love
(1 days ago) Love and mental health. Other researchers have found that sex also helps improve mental health. A short study suggested that, like other forms of physical exercise, sex reduces stress levels. The researchers performed stress tests linked to tasks, such as doing mental math out loud.
Universal Health Coverage: An Urgent and Decisive Right
(5 days ago) Universal Health Coverage is a principle of humanity. Universal health coverage should be the pillar of all social systems. As opposed to what some may think, it’s far from being an area where one should limit the budget. Additionally, there’s no point in setting it aside in order to prioritize private healthcare.
What's the Connection Between Mood and Health
(5 days ago) The link between emotional mood and health. Emotions can affect how our bodies function.There’s a lot of evidence on the fact that negative emotions affect the duration of infections, vulnerability, and healing processes.. This could be because a positive mood promotes the secretion of a first-line antibody: secretory immunoglobin A.This substance can protect …
Belonging to a Social Group Improves Your Health and
(3 days ago) As a matter of fact, these interaction dynamics only protect your health and well-being when you identify with your social group. In other words, the feelings of belonging originate when you share the same values, interests, passions, and life purposes with others in your group.
Chronic Illness and its Social and Emotional Effects
(3 days ago) The World Health Organization defines chronic illness as a functional organic disorder that forces a change in a person’s lifestyle. Furthermore, the illness tends to persist throughout their life. It’s usually a condition that lasts longer than …
The Miracle on the Hudson
(Just Now) “This is the captain speaking, brace for impact.” This is how Chesley B. Sullenberger (“Sully”) addressed his 150 passengers before doing the maneuver known as the “miracle on the Hudson”. After colliding with a flock of birds and losing both engines, the highly experienced pilot ignored orders and followed his intuition.
The 6 Dimensions of Psychological Well-Being
(2 days ago) The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not solely the absence of ailments or diseases.” Thus, psychological well-being includes a group of sensations which refer to how we judge our lives at a global level.
Burnout Syndrome in Health Professionals
(1 days ago) The three burnout factors. Maslach and Jackson, through their Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), believe that burnout syndrome in health professionals is the combination of three different factors: Emotional exhaustion: exhaustion on an emotional level due to job demands. Depersonalization: a degree of indifference and apathy towards society.
Illness and Guilt: What's the Connection
(9 days ago) Guilt is a particular form of fear. If we cultivate it during early childhood, it can block our emotional development, wreaking havoc on our health. For example, self-condemnation, self-invalidation, and a feeling of inadequacy are common in people who blame themselves for their illness. Additionally, guilt can affect our lives in many ways and
How Parents Affect Their Children's Mental Health
(9 days ago) In other words, trauma due to lack of attachment, abuse, physical or psychological violence, or anything else that affects a child’s optimal psycho-emotional development can have a ripple effect. Trauma affects mental health and can change brain development.This can lead to psychological disorders which can later affect how these people raise their own children.
The Impact of Chronic Stress on Your Health
(4 days ago) The impact of chronic stress on one’s health is hard to measure. First of all, because stress doesn’t only manifest in one way.Secondly, because emotions can produce the physiological symptomatology of stress either partially or in its entirety.. In contrast, you must keep in mind that stress is a natural process that responds to your need to adapt to your …
How Pets Affect Your Health, According to Science
(9 days ago) Ontological security and connectivity provided by pets: a study in the self-management of the everyday lives of people diagnosed with a long-term mental health condition. BMC psychiatry, 16(1), 1-12. Hui Gan, G. Z., Hill, A. M., Yeung, P., Keesing, S., & Netto, J. A. (2020). Pet ownership and its influence on mental health in older adults.
Your Mental Health: Is It Worsening
(5 days ago) Has your mental health worsened? It’s easy to forget that mental health is one of the pillars that underpin a country’s social, human, and economic progress.Without it, everything goes wrong and nothing makes sense. In turn, psychological well-being depends on multiple factors: emotional support, job opportunities, health care, and an environment free of conflict, …
The Health Effects of Bullying
(4 days ago) The consequences of bullying are so severe that experts believe it’s become a public health problem. According to a University of Almería study , harassment and bullying-related suicide is the third leading cause of death among …
Savor Life to Improve Your Health
(4 days ago) If you spend quality time on the things that matter, your health will improve. Practice the art of savoring life and appreciating every little detail. Try to find the magic and happiness in the little things. You should savor life, take things slow, and fully embrace the present moment. Keep your eyes and your heart open to what’s around you.
Physical Contact and Its Health Benefits
(1 days ago) Good health, one of the benefits of physical contact. Science verified that the skin emits a signal to the brain after a friendly touch. The main effect of this is a reduction in the production of cortisol, the stress hormone. It, in turn, disinhibits the production of lymphocytes, which are the immune system’s first line of defense.
Overdiagnosis in Mental Health
(1 days ago) Is there an overdiagnosis problem in mental health? The data indicate that overdiagnosis in mental health is a problem. If you stick to the strict definitions of the latest version of the DSM, experts indicate that 70% of the population has some kind of mental illness.
The 5 Most Common Problems in
(Just Now) 1. Problems in adolescence – Depression and dysthymia. Depression is a condition that affects many teenagers. The need to fit into a group, low self-esteem as a result of acne, and prevalent bullying problems are just some of the possible causes of depression. Dysthymia, which is different from depression, may also exist.
L-Theanine: An Amino Acid With Health Benefits
(6 days ago) 1 day ago · L-Theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves. It was discovered in the 1940s and has a number of important health benefits. In fact, you can find this nutrient in certain foods of plant origin, such as some mushrooms.Some experts attribute properties to …
Treatment of Mental Illness Through the Ages
(5 days ago) The way in which people have viewed mental health problems has changed over time in accordance with both history and circumstances. Likewise, the treatment of mental illness has varied, according to the advances in medicine, psychology, and psychiatry of the time.
There's a Mental Health Problem in my Family Now What
(Just Now) Thus, resources of mental health also include studying and applying the best ways to proceed with families. Or, at least, they do so as far as their reach extends, which unfortunately is very limited in some cases. Facing the mental health problem is the most adaptive solution
The Main Causes of Anxiety
(7 days ago) Health and lifestyle, another of the main causes of anxiety. We know that medical conditions such as thyroid disorders or cardiovascular problems are related to the appearance of anxiety. What’s more, many chronic diseases can give way to states of anxiety. This is a factor that must always be taken into account.
The Psychological Effects of Tik Tok
(7 days ago) Tik Tok is designed for this type of consumerism based on image and immediacy. In a nutshell, Tik Tok allows users to create unique videos that last between 15 to 60 seconds. They use hashtags, you can tag people, leave comments and likes, etc. The most attractive thing, however, is that someone with only a few followers can still go viral.
A Social History Report is a Key Tool for Social Workers
(7 days ago) Social history. This is the document in which a social worker exhaustively records the personal, family, health, housing, economic, employment, and educational data of a user. Also the demand, the diagnosis, and subsequent intervention, as well as the evolution of such situation. In other words, social history includes both the past and also
What Factors Influence Our Well-Being
(4 days ago) Physical well-being has to do with looking after our health and appearance. To get it, we have to meet our nutritional and exercise needs, work on good habits, and drop bad habits. Physical well-being looks like having an interest in your body and caring for it. If you have it, you care about your personal hygiene and how you look.
Psychosocial Intervention in Mental Health
(3 days ago) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not just the absence of conditions or diseases. Well, in order to achieve or preserve this state, you can use different strategies within different fields. One of these spaces of knowledge and application is, in fact, psychosocial intervention.
Five Signs of Poor Mental Health That Often Go Unnoticed
(7 days ago) Mental health isn’t a dimension or a dichotomy. In fact, it goes beyond the mere fact of either being healthy or sick. That’s because there’s a whole range of possibilities between absolute well-being and illness.
Virginia Woolf: A Story of Silenced Trauma
(7 days ago) Virginia Woolf: A Story of Silenced Trauma. 5 minutes. Virginia Woolf was a prolific and brilliant author who made important contributions to literature. However, she tragically ended her life after years of suffering from mental illness caused by the sexual abuse she experienced as a child. Keep reading to learn more about Virginia Woolf.
The Relationship between Mental Health and Financial
(Just Now) The impact of stress on mental health. Believe it or not, stress has a great impact on mental health. This happens because a person’s patterns of thought may feed tension, worsening it and leading to overall negative emotions. Of course, as a result, the individual’s organism stops behaving normally.
How Does Job Insecurity Affect Your Health
(9 days ago) Anxiety is the result of overexposure to stress or too many negative expectations about the future. This happens when your blood cortisol levels increase significantly for a prolonged period of time. High cortisol levels can lead to all types of illnesses, sleep disorders, and other health problems.
Hippocrates and the Theory of the Four Humors
(1 days ago) For ideal health, they have to be in perfect balance. When this balance is lost, it leads to sickness. Any disability or sickness only meant that the humors weren’t balanced appropriately. As such, the way to treat these diseases was to regain that balance.
The Philosophy of Mental Illness
(3 days ago) The philosophy of mental illness is an interdisciplinary field of study. It combines methods and points of view from philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and ethics to analyze mental illness. Philosophers of mental illness look at the ontological, epistemological, and normative problems that arise from the range of understanding of mental illness.
Simone Biles: Mental Health is More Important Than Sport
(6 days ago) Simone Biles, when being number 1 is no longer a priority. One of the people who immediately supported Simone Biles’ words and decision to prioritize her mental health was former gymnast Nadia Comăneci. This famous gymnast made history at the 1976 Olympic Games, by scoring a perfect ten. Indeed, her perfect workout on the bars remains hard
Folic Acid for a Healthy Brain
(5 days ago) Consequently, a diet rich in folic acid, along with proper medications, can result in faster and more stable health improvements. If everything in the brain is chemistry, folic acid is the mediator that makes all these reactions possible. It’s very useful to keep that in mind. Let’s take a look at the specific benefits that folic acid has
How Generosity Affects the Brain
(3 days ago) For example, being a long-term caregiver for a sick family member can be bad for your health. In conclusion, this study adds to prior evidence that generosity affects your brain in positive ways. Giving social support is an often-overlooked factor in the connection between social relationships and health. The researchers concluded that giving
Dorothea Dix and the Mental Hygiene Movement
(7 days ago) Dorothea Dix was a pioneer of mental health reform and made important contributions in her field. Her tireless dedication improved living conditions and treatment for people with mental illnesses. Dorothea Dix (1802-1887) didn’t have a very happy childhood. She grew up in the United States with an alcoholic father and a mother with serious
How Has Our Way of Treating Mental Health Problems Evolved
(Just Now) In its early stages, psychology began treating mental health problems with what we now call first wave therapies. This way of working with mental health meant thinking about learning and “unlearning” mechanisms: action-reaction behavior.Basically the stimulus and the way you had learned to experience it determined your response.
5 Benefits of Spirulina for Your Brain
(9 days ago) People have known about spirulina’s health benefits for ages and ages. But actual studies about its benefits started with a publication in 1940, by the French phycologist Pierre Dangeard . He noticed that the people who lived near Lake Chad, in Africa , were strong, well-developed, and never got sick, even though they lived somewhere without
The Effects of Caffeine on Your Brain
(8 days ago) The effects of caffeine on cognition and mental performance. Caffeine improves certain cognitive abilities: Response times. Degree of alertness and wakefulness. The overall quality of mental information processing. Monitoring of tasks and detection of errors.