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Meditation & Health Benefits

Meditation can help calm the mind and reduce anxiety, providing various emotional and even physical benefits. There are many types of meditation. While certain practices are sometimes associated with unscientific claims, almost all types of meditation have been shown to positively affect practitioners. Meditation is not a replacement for medical treatment, but it can often …

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Exercise and Health

Engaging in regular exercise brings with it a host of positive results, including a lowered risk of disease, improved management of weight and chronic illness, and more restorative sleeping and eating patterns. (Learn more: How Does Exercise Contribute to Positive Health?) For those who are living with a chronic illness or have a family history …

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Health and Nutrition – The Connection

There is a direct and evidentiary connection between good health and good nutrition. Numerous studies support the notion that eating healthy foods will decrease the likelihood of developing certain chronic medical conditions, including certain cancers. Eating unhealthy foods can actively contribute to their development. (Learn More: How Does Nutrition Contribute to Good Health?) Food provides …

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Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is widely accepted as a healthy practice. Surveys focused on yoga practitioners routinely show a high level of satisfaction with the results. As many as 20% of adults practice yoga at least once a year. (Learn More — Yoga) Yoga help support overall health in three key ways. First, it helps reduce stress through …

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Microbiomes and Health

The collective number of microorganisms in your body is referred to as the microbiome. (Learn More – The Microbiome) The bacteria in your intestine (or gut) are the most widely studied of these microorganisms, and they affect your health in numerous ways. (Learn More – Gut Microbiome) The development of the gut microbiome starts with …

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Guide to Mental Health (& Online Treatment or Therapy)

Mental health describes the state of a person’s thoughts, feelings, and actions being in harmony. (Learn More) If this is disrupted, for reasons of genetics, environment, substance use, or other factors, the person is often driven to compulsively harmful behavior. (Learn More) There are many kinds of mental illnesses, but some of the most common …

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Overview on Mental Health and Prescription Drugs

Many mental health disorders can be treated with prescription drugs. It’s always important to understand why you are being prescribed a drug and what alternatives or supplementary treatments are available. (Learn More) Bipolar disorder, which used to be called manic depression, is treated with a variety of drugs depending on a patient’s symptoms. Mood stabilizers …

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