It’s okay to cry: Crying may have physiologically soothing effects, say scientists

Crying often indicates weakness or sadness in popular media, but according to a study, this emotional response may offer a particular benefit: Regulating your breathing after stressful situations. The aim of the study was to understand the functions of human crying and to determine if crying offered physiological benefits. The findings of the study were published in the journal Emotion. Is crying good for … Continue reading It’s okay to cry: Crying may have physiologically soothing effects, say scientists

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

Transdermal Magnesium Therapy

Finally the second edition of my Transdermal Magnesium Therapy book is out and available on Amazon and on my publisher’s site in hardcover, paperback and in E-Book form. You can even get the book for free with a special promotion to celebrate the launch of the book. (See below for details) It is now five years since I started … Continue reading Transdermal Magnesium Therapy

6 Natural ways to burn fat if you can’t exercise regularly

The lack of exercise can contribute to a wide array of health problems, including obesity and a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. In fact, around 39 percent of the American adult population is obese. For people who have sedentary lifestyles, but can’t allot time for exercise, there are natural ways to burn fat that are less strenuous compared to … Continue reading 6 Natural ways to burn fat if you can’t exercise regularly

Nervous System’s Glial Cells May Epigenetically Respond to Stress

According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, three out of every four Americans reports experiencing a symptom of stress in the past thirty days. We are constantly faced with all kinds of stressors—personal, financial, career, news, and so on—with increasing frequency particularly as the role of mobile communications continues to grow in daily prevalence. A … Continue reading Nervous System’s Glial Cells May Epigenetically Respond to Stress

A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

New scientific research suggests that the negative effects of trauma can be inherited. Fathers may actually transfer the consequences of their early experiences to their children via an epigenetic process. Researchers report that mice that experienced stress early on passed down the negative consequences – depression, underestimation of risk, and upset of metabolism – to … Continue reading A Father’s Stress Felt for Generations

Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Source: Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health by Dr. Edward Group There are many sources of stress in life, some overt, some less obvious. One type of stress that doesn't get a lot of attention but has a big effect on our health is the stress associated with our environment. Some environments are very low … Continue reading Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Important Magnesium Information

Magnesium is important for doctors to be familiar with for reasons almost too numerous to mention in anything short of a book. Magnesium is almost as basic as air and water for healthy living. For those who are ill and magnesium deficient taking magnesium is almost like taking a breath, when one is out of air.The body responds quickly … Continue reading Important Magnesium Information

Importance of Diagnosing Stress

The vast majority of people constantly live in a state of permanent stress without thinking, without even feeling it directly, so they have no idea what dangers their stress threatens. We are mostly unconscious of our stress but certainly, those aches and pains we feel disturb our consciousness. Often our pains haunt us even into our sleep … Continue reading Importance of Diagnosing Stress

Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity

Sex is an explosive subject, one that many people just cannot deal with. Religious people like to make judgments about sex that can turn ugly as they are threatened with anything that takes them out of their box of fixed concepts and ideas. Doctors on the other hand have to deal with human sexuality in … Continue reading Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity