Regular exercise doesn’t only benefit you physically, but can also benefit you mentally. Studies show that regular physical activities can help improve mood, concentration and memory, help mitigate symptoms of ADHD, eating, personality and bipolar disorders, as well as reduce anxiety and depression. For those who dread exercise the good news is it doesn’t take
What are the symptoms of depression? Although, depression is identified by a specific set of symptoms, including lack of motivation, loss of pleasure in activities and hobbies, changes in mood and appetite, sleep issues, feeling guilty, and difficulty concentrating, your biological sex can impact how those symptoms manifest. Men vs. Women Men and women experience
There’s a lot of buzz about meditation and mindfulness, but what are the real benefits to mental and physical performance? The defintion of meditation is the intentional training of two types of attention. Selective attention, which is like your strength, and sustained attention, which is similar to your endurance. Meditation is a workout for your
Bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, is a mood disorder. It affects 45 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. In recent years, a number of celebrities have talked about their challenges being bipolar, including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Brian Wilson, Mariah Carey, and Carrie Fisher, but what are the symptoms? What are the symptoms?
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Dr. Raymond Raad advises Verywell Health on the right methods to wean patients off of antidepressant medication. If you have questions or concerns about your medication, please contact us.
What is Kidney Disease? Kidney disease, or kidney failure, is the gradual loss of your body’s kidney function. Over 200,000 Americans are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease every year. According to the NIH, people with CKD are three times more likely to suffer from depression than the rest of the general population. Even so, depression
RIVIA’s own Dr. Dana Wang talked with Jessica Moore at CBS NY Ch.2 about how the current climate is affecting the mental health of the Asian American community. Dr. Wang is an affiliated faculty member of the MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness. Here’s a list of resources in the community for those that
When we lay down to sleep, we wish each other a “good night,” and look forward to the opportunity to rest our bodies and recharge. However, it’s during sleep that our brains jump into action. While we sleep, our brain is busy processing new information, memories, and emotions. When we don’t sleep well, we can
We’ve all heard the saying “you are what you eat,” but did you know that what you eat can also affect your mood? What is the link between your gut and mental health? The Gut-Brain Axis Recent studies of the psychobiodome, the bacteria in your gut that affects how you think and act, have found