20 Easy Ways to Lose 5 Pounds at Work

You’ve heard about how your job can make you fat. It’s time to change that! You spend about a quarter of your life each week at work. That’s a ton of time spent sitting. Maintaining that type of sedentary lifestyle isn’t doing your waistline any favors. In fact, a recent study published in the Annals …

6 Ways to Eliminate Everyday Anxiety

Anxiety can actually be good for us. It provides us a surge of energy, splash of wakefulness, and intrinsic drive to get through the day. It was useful when our ancestors needed to be alert to dangers and it’s useful today. Unfortunately, anxiety can get out of control and interfere with our work, social lives, and health. …

Signs and symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

            Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic-depressive disorder, is a quiet commonly used term these days. Many famous people declared to suffer from it; such as Robin Williams, Mel Gibson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Amy Winehouse, Sinéad O’Connor, Britney Spears, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Axl Rose, Russell Brand, Richard Dreyfuss and many more. …

An Overview of Depression And Anxiety in Pregnancy

In Part 1 of Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby, I introduced Jane, a pregnant woman suffering from debilitating depression and anxiety, whose story is similar to that of many women who visit me professionally. Although in pain and tortured by symptoms, Jane delayed asking for help due to fear of how she would be perceived as …

How depression is main cause of damaging mind

After years of debate, researchers finally determined that persistent depression causes brain damage, and not the other way around.  Neurologists previously had hypothesized that brain damage was a predisposing factor for chronic depression, but a new study published in Molecular Psychiatry sheds a different light. The study, which consisted of 9,000 individual samples, collected from …

Symptoms and causes of Fibromyalgia disability. Informative research and detail study

Fibromyalgia disability status is linked to severe symptoms, higher medication use, and physically demanding jobs. A study revealed that 30 percent of Canadians who suffer from fibromyalgia – a condition characterized by chronic pain – have a disability status. The study looked at 248 Canadian patients with fibromyalgia who were split into three groups: 90 …