Are Cold Showers Good For You? An Unlikely Immunity Booster!

Source: Are Cold Showers Good For You? An Unlikely Immunity Booster! by Dr. Edward Group For many of us, cold showers are an unpleasant mishap on a routine day. When you hear a shout of “THERE’S NO HOT WATER!" coming from the bathroom, it usually isn't a good thing. But it may be time to rethink that … Continue reading Are Cold Showers Good For You? An Unlikely Immunity Booster!

Lift Your Mood! 16 Natural Mood Enhancers

Source: Lift Your Mood! 16 Natural Mood Enhancers by Dr. Edward Group Some days, you wake up feeling energetic, happy, and positive about the day ahead. Others, you may wake up on the wrong side of the bed, feeling irritable and blue with low energy. You might think, "I’m not at my best," and do what you … Continue reading Lift Your Mood! 16 Natural Mood Enhancers

Excess Stress Changes Marks on DNA and Could Epigenetically Harm Mental Health

An excess amount of the stress hormone, cortisol, in the body could impact epigenetic processes and boost one’s risk of experiencing psychological issues in the long run, reports a new study in Scientific Reports. People with anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression and other stress-related disorders could be adjusting chemical tags on their DNA as a result of high … Continue reading Excess Stress Changes Marks on DNA and Could Epigenetically Harm Mental Health

Researchers Combine Epigenetics and Brain Imaging to Help Combat PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health issue that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening or intensely stressful event. PTSD can exert an enormous toll on an individual’s life, affecting their daily activities and relationships. According to the National Center for PTSD, about 7 or 8 of every 100 people will experience … Continue reading Researchers Combine Epigenetics and Brain Imaging to Help Combat PTSD

What Is Body Scan Meditation & How Can It Help You Relax?

Source: What Is Body Scan Meditation & How Can It Help You Relax? by Dr. Edward Group When you’re feeling stressed, it’s helpful to pay attention to your body because it helps ground you.[1, 2] There are many types of meditation to try, but body scan meditation is especially helpful when stress shows up in your body — a … Continue reading What Is Body Scan Meditation & How Can It Help You Relax?

Do You Trust World Health Authorities?

There is something extraordinarily chilling about what is happening to the human race. The coronavirus has struck with unprecedented scale and ferocity. Actually it is more accurate to say that health officials have struck the human race with a ferocity that is catastrophic. No event in living memory has been suffused with as much human … Continue reading Do You Trust World Health Authorities?

Exercise May Offset Drinking’s Harmful Epigenetic Effect on the Brain

Drinking alcohol on a regular basis, even in moderation, can cause damage to the brain. Physical activity, however, has been reported to protect cognitive function. So, could exercise counteract drinking’s harmful effects on the brain? In a recent study conducted at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, KY, a group of researchers decided to … Continue reading Exercise May Offset Drinking’s Harmful Epigenetic Effect on the Brain

Viral Shutdown Psychology

Social psychology, as opposed to individual psychology, factors in what is happening around us in our civilization, society, personal and intimate relationships. A real understanding of what is happening in our individual consciousness needs to be put into context of the total environment, which today is being dramatically affected because of the stay at home … Continue reading Viral Shutdown Psychology

Natural Remedies for Anxiety: 8 Tips to Find Relief

Source: Natural Remedies for Anxiety: 8 Tips to Find Relief by Dr. Edward Group The funny thing about anxiety is that it can come even when you are generally happy. Anxiety symptoms often show up as pressure in your chest, shallow breathing, a racing heart rate, or scattered thoughts. No matter the cause or how it … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Anxiety: 8 Tips to Find Relief

Self-Care While Social Distancing: 12 Ideas & Tips

Source: Self-Care While Social Distancing: 12 Ideas & Tips by Dr. Edward Group Health experts are recommending "social distancing" — staying home and going out only for essentials. Some people relish the idea, while others get a bit stir-crazy, even as we know it’s for the greater good. Uncertain times like these can feel stressful. But … Continue reading Self-Care While Social Distancing: 12 Ideas & Tips