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How to calm anxiety: 8 tips and tricks
Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions in the United States. Even people without a diagnosable anxiety disorder feel anxious sometimes. Many tips and tricks can help, including exercise, yoga, and music therapy.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 26
Natural home remedies for bad breath
Bad breath is a common issue, and there are many different causes. Potential remedies include water, green tea, and herbal rinses.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 26
Pressure points for headaches: Locations, effectiveness, and tips
Acupressure is a form of complementary or alternative medicine. It follows the same fundamental principles as acupuncture. Both acupressure and acupuncture involve stimulating pressure points along energy lines that run through the body. Acupuncturists refer to these as meridian lines.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 26
9 methods to get rid of toothache at night
A toothache is a painful annoyance, especially at night. Getting a toothache at night can make falling asleep or staying asleep very difficult.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 26
Hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening: Does it work and is it safe?
Hydrogen peroxide is a common antiseptic in most homes and first aid kits. It is a versatile liquid with a range of different uses.
Medical News Today - Mon. Aug 26
Fish oil supplements have no effect on type 2 diabetes
Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Increased consumption of omega 3 fats is widely promoted globally because of a common belief that it will protect against, or even reverse, conditions such as diabetes. But a systematic review commissioned by the World Health Organization and published today in the British Medical Journal , finds that omega 3 supplements offer no b ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 26
UNM study confirms cannabis flower is an effective mid-level analgesic medicat...
Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States U.S. , researchers at The University of New Mexico UNM found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the average user experiencing a three-point drop in pain suffering on a 0-10 point scale immediately following cannabis consumption. With a mounting opioid epidemic at full force and relat ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 26
CBD products, hemp oil may be helpful but more research is needed, Mayo Clinic...
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Cannabidiol CBD oils and products have become increasingly popular with consumers as ways to find relief from aches and pains, anxiety, sleep disturbances and other chronic issues. But are these products safe, and are they helpful A review of the latest research, to be published in September in Mayo Clinic Proceedings , finds there s a growing body of preclinical and clinical evidence to suggest that CBD oils may hold promise for treati ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 26
New paper creates omega-3 calculator for researchers to specify EPA+DHA doses ...
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will make it possible for researchers to calculate how much omega-3 EPA and DHA they need to use in their studies in order for subjects to reach a healthy Omega-3 Index . Until now, there has been very little guidance about what dose of EPA and DHA should be tested in a study. And with the wide differences in study results in recent years, it is likely that dose played a role in the relati ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 26
Depression, anxiety linked to opioid use and reduced survival in women with br...
Elderly women battling breast cancer who have anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions are more likely to use opioids and more likely to die, a new study led by the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. The findings should encourage doctors to better manage mental health in patients with breast cancer and spur care providers to consider alternative pain management such as physical therapy, massage and acupuncture, the researchers ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 26
Survey reveals skyrocketing interest in marijuana and cannabinoids for pain
CHICAGO - Millennials lead the escalating interest in marijuana and cannabinoid compounds for managing pain - with older generations not far behind - and yet most are unaware of potential risks. Three-quarters 75 of Americans who expressed interest in using marijuana or cannabinoids to address pain are under the impression they are safer or have fewer side effects than opioids or other medications, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the Ameri ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 26
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. Aug 19