Time for some shut-eye: 3 Sleep myths, DEBUNKED

Time for some shut-eye: 3 Sleep myths, DEBUNKED

Several studies have found that not getting enough sleep may cause various health conditions, such as: Diabetes Heart problems (e.g., heart attack and stroke) Obesity Psychological risks (e.g., anxiety, depression, impulsive behavior, mania in people with bipolar disorder, paranoia, and suicidal thoughts.)

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

To be more specific, the study showed for the first time how mechanical forces experienced by cells in joints during exercise protect cartilage against degradation by suppressing the action of inflammatory molecules that cause osteoarthritis.

After 68% of Patients Were Cured of PTSD in Phase-2 Trials Clinics May Soon Offer MDMA Therapy

After 68% of Patients Were Cured of PTSD in Phase-2 Trials Clinics May Soon Offer MDMA Therapy

As MDMA is now being recognized as a groundbreaking cure for emotional trauma, a new clinic in Pennsylvania could become one of the first legally-sanctioned facilities for using the psychoactive drug on treatment-resistant PTSD in the United States.

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

Before the current study, no research has taken a life course approach to determine how participation in physical activity throughout the various stages of adulthood may be linked to mortality risk.

World-first trial investigating psilocybin psychotherapy for anorexia commencing in US

World-first trial investigating psilocybin psychotherapy for anorexia commencing in US

The team at the Johns Hopkins Psychedelic Research Unit has been at the forefront of the modern psychedelic science renaissance, exploring the effects, and potential medical uses, of a number of psychoactive compounds including LSD, DMT and MDMA.

Stress from social media could lead to addiction, says new study

Stress from social media could lead to addiction, says new study

Professor Sven Laumer of Friedrich-Alexander Univeristät said: “We found that those users who had a greater social media habit needed less effort to find another aspect of the platforms, and were thus more likely to stay within the Social Networking Site (SNS) rather than switch off when they needed to divert themselves.

How to naturally avoid erectile dysfunction: Have great oral hygiene

How to naturally avoid erectile dysfunction: Have great oral hygiene

The researchers noted that periodontal bacteria or inflammatory cytokines from the infected gums cause damage to the vascular endothelial cells.Maintain good oral hygiene and make positive lifestyle changes to prevent periodontitis and erectile dysfunction.

Meal planning and buying in bulk can reduce the cost of eating healthy

Meal planning and buying in bulk can reduce the cost of eating healthy

It is worth noting that the study was limited by one factor: the focus on the actual cost of food without factoring in transactional costs, like the time needed for: Meal planning Finalizing shopping lists Researching store advertisements Traveling to the bulk supermarket with the most affordable prices These four factors can affect a family’s ability to consistently follow a healthy eating plan.

Leaky gut? Drinking green tea can help

Leaky gut? Drinking green tea can help

The findings of a recent study also suggest that the consumption of green tea not only helps prevent obesity but also improves gut health to reduce leaky gut.Drink green tea regularly to boost your gut health and lower obesity risk.

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Natural Health News — Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – or good cholesterol – may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study.

Mothers who smile a lot at their babies and maintain eye contact “sync up” with them, improving brain development

Mothers who smile a lot at their babies and maintain eye contact “sync up” with them, improving brain development

Social signals like eye contact with their babies increased the pair’s neural synchrony — an event denoted by the brainwaves of both mother and child following the same predictable patterns relative to each other.

Anxiety and insomnia are a bad combination … here’s how to beat both

Anxiety and insomnia are a bad combination … here’s how to beat both

Some simple ways that soldiers are known to use to manage stress include relaxing your face muscles, releasing all tension from your shoulders, and telling yourself “don’t think, don’t think” over and over for about 10 seconds in order to clear your mind.

Chlorella and fibromyalgia: Study confirms relief for your symptoms

Chlorella and fibromyalgia: Study confirms relief for your symptoms

Numerous researchers studied the potential of chlorella as a health supplement for patients with fibromyalgia.The VCU and Ryutzu Keizai research showed that taking chlorella can alleviate pain and fatigue in fibromyalgia patients, as well as healthy people.

Organic apples contain more ‘good’ bacteria

Organic apples contain more ‘good’ bacteria

Published in Frontiers in Microbiology , a new study shows that organic apples harbor a more diverse and balanced bacterial community – which could make them healthier and tastier than conventional apples, as well as better for the environment. Together the studies show that across both bacteria and fungi, the apple microbiome is more diverse in organically grown fruits.

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Schmitz said that in addition to her research that showed slow progressive weight training would not cause lymphoedema, there are other important benefits of exercise for women who have had breast cancer surgery.

Breakfast is a meal, not a time frame: Researchers consider the pros and cons of eating your first meal early in the day

Breakfast is a meal, not a time frame: Researchers consider the pros and cons of eating your first meal early in the day

Earlier research has implied that individuals who regularly consume breakfast have a higher chance of maintaining a healthy weight compared to others who skip the first meal of the day.

Could AOC Amendment Clear the Way for Medical Cannabis Study?

Could AOC Amendment Clear the Way for Medical Cannabis Study?

As Tom Angell wrote in Forbes, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) filed legislation on Friday to remove a legal barrier that scientists say makes it unnecessarily difficult for them to study the medical benefits of psychedelic drugs like psilocybin (mushrooms) and MDMA (ecstasy).

6 Reasons to eat more onions

6 Reasons to eat more onions

Another study published in the journal Plant Foods for Human Nutrition examined 24 women with mildly high cholesterol and found that those who drank onion juice every day for eight weeks had lower levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol than those who drank a placebo.

Healthy teeth and gums linked to lower liver cancer risk

Healthy teeth and gums linked to lower liver cancer risk

While no significant associations were observed on the risk of the majority gastrointestinal cancers and poor oral health, a substantial link was found for hepatobiliary cancer, the most common form of liver cancer.

Humans evolved to benefit from fermented foods

Humans evolved to benefit from fermented foods

Lead researchers Claudia Stäubert and her team discovered that a metabolite produced by lactic acid bacteria, D-phenyllactic acid, binds strongly to the third HCA receptor, signalling its presence to the immune system.

A Simple Trick to Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes

A Simple Trick to Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes

A recent study, which took place at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that consumption of propionate, a preservative frequently added to foods, may be associated with an increased risk of obesity and diabetes.

Mystical Experiences in Psilocybin Trial Appear to Ease Alcohol Use, Cravings

Mystical Experiences in Psilocybin Trial Appear to Ease Alcohol Use, Cravings

SAN FRANCISCO—Alcohol use and cravings decreased in participants with higher scores on the Mystical Experience Questionnaire in a controlled study assessing psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for alcohol dependence, according to preliminary study results presented during a poster session at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting.

Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse

Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse

Natural Health News — Poor sleep quality and peptic ulcer disease are both major public health problems that affect the physical and psychological wellbeing of older adults.

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Since poor quality of life is linked to worse cancer survival rates, this calls for policy changes to improve access to care for sexual minority cancer survivors.

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Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer. New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease.

Low humidity of winter reduces resistance to influenza, Yale researchers say

Low humidity of winter reduces resistance to influenza, Yale researchers say

The study specifically shows the impact of low humidity on the mechanics of the immune system and might explain the correlation of lower absolute humidity and the increase in flu-related deaths.

Saffron: The New Miracle Spice for Healthy Vision?

Saffron: The New Miracle Spice for Healthy Vision?

Like saffron, lutein and zeaxanthin provide powerful antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals and protect the macula and delicate structures of the eyes from damage.[11,12].

Sunscreen chemicals easily absorbed into the bloodstream

Sunscreen chemicals easily absorbed into the bloodstream

Maximum plasma levels of the chemicals it tested for – avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene and, in one sunscreen, ecamsule – were well above the level of 0.5 nanograms per millilitre (ng/mL) at which FDA guidelines call for further safety testing.

Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

Eight Things to Love About Tai Chi

Any general tai chi class will help with these issues, as long as the form practiced is gentle enough for your limitations. By the end of the study, those who had taken tai chi had twice the level of antibodies to shingles, on average, compared to those who took just the health classes.

One Mystical Psychedelic Trip Can Trigger Lifelong Benefits

One Mystical Psychedelic Trip Can Trigger Lifelong Benefits

The second paper (that in my opinion complements Edinger-Schons “oneness beliefs = greater life satisfaction” hypothesis) is by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, “Survey of Subjective "God Encounter Experiences": Comparisons Among Naturally Occurring Experiences and Those Occasioned by the Classic Psychedelics Psilocybin, LSD, Ayahuasca, or DMT,” and was published April 23 in PLOS ONE.

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