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Mindfulness Might Ease Menopause Symptoms
Women who are mindful in their everyday activities seem to suffer fewer menopause symptoms, new research suggests. The study couldn t prove that it was the mindfulness that was keeping symptoms at bay, but it does add to evidence for a link, said lead researcher Dr. Richa Sood. She s a women s health specialist at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minn. Mindfulness has been described in different ways. This study used a common definition Being attentive to th ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 18
Many Parents Conflicted About Opioids for Their Teens' Pain
American parents aren t sure whether their teen and young adult children should be prescribed opioid painkillers, and many don t know there are other ways to get pain relief, a new survey finds. The poll included more than 1,000 parents of children aged 13 to 24, one-third of whom had been prescribed opioid painkillers. While more than half of the parents were concerned their child may be at risk for opioid addiction, nearly two-thirds believed opioid pain ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 18
Acupressure Is Good Medicine for Breast Cancer Survivors
Breast cancer survivors struggling with common, lasting symptoms stemming from their treatments may find relief in self-applied acupressure, new research suggests. For survivors with fatigue, self-acupressure improved related issues such as chronic pain, anxiety, depression and sleep difficulties more than usual care, the scientists found. We know breast cancer survivors have a lot of fatigue and co-occurring symptoms, two to four times more than [healthy ...
Healthday - Mon. Feb 18
Just 8 weeks of yoga benefit rheumatoid arthritis
New research, published in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, finds that an 8-week regimen of intensive yoga eases both the physical symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and the psychological distress that usually accompanies the condition.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
4-7-8 breathing: How it works, benefits, and uses
The 4-7-8 breathing technique, also known as relaxing breath, involves breathing in for 4 seconds, holding the breath for 7 seconds, and exhaling for 8 seconds.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
11 effective home remedies for arthritis
Arthritis is the term for a group of conditions that cause joint inflammation and pain. Although medical treatments can help, some home remedies and lifestyle changes may also reduce symptoms.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
What are the best hemp oil benefits?
Hemp oil can refer to a full-spectrum oil from the Cannabis sativa plant or hemp seed oil, which is oil that comes from just the seeds of the hemp plant.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
Skin ulcer: Causes, types, symptoms, and treatments
A skin ulcer is an open wound that develops on the skin as a result of injury, poor circulation, or pressure.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
Best essential oils for relieving anxiety
Essential oils are scented liquids that manufacturers derive from plants, flowers, and fruits. Research suggests that aromatherapy with some essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety.
Medical News Today - Mon. Feb 18
More fish consumption and omega-3 supplementation needed to push the omega-3 i...
A new study published in Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Essential Fatty Acids shows that people likely need to eat more fish and take an omega-3 supplement to reach a cardioprotective Omega-3 Index level of 8 or higher. According to lead researcher Kristina Harris Jackson, PhD, RD, the goal of this study was to answer the question What combination of non-fried fish intake and omega-3 supplement use is associated with a cardioprotective Omega-3 Index lev ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Yes please to yogurt and cheese: The new improved Mediterranean diet
Thousands of people can take heart as new research from the University of South Australia shows a dairy-enhanced Mediterranean diet will significantly increase health outcomes for those at risk of cardiovascular disease - and it s even more effective than a low-fat diet. Cardiovascular disease takes the lives of 17.9 million people every year, representing 31 per cent of all global deaths. In Australia, it is the single leading cause of death in Australia, ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Medical cannabis relieves symptoms in children with autism
BEER-SHEVA, Israel...January 31, 2019 - In a new study of patients with autism who are 18 years old and under, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev BGU and Soroka University Medical Center report that cannabis as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders appears to be a well-tolerated, safe and effective option to relieve symptoms including seizures, tics, depression, restlessness, and rage attacks. In the study published in Scientific Repor ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18