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Positive psychological changes from meditation training linked to cellular health and physical health by Michael Apollo Health Maven Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 10:47am Telomerase is an enzyme that can rebuild and lengthen telomeres. Other studies suggest that telomerase activity may be a link between psychological stress and physical health. The research team measured telomerase activity in participants in the Shamatha Project at the end of a three-month intensive meditation retreat. Telomerase activity ... Read on »
Mental Well-Being Intertwined with Physical Health by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 07 May 2012 11:26am Posted on 2012-05-04 06:00:01 in Cardio-Vascular | Diabetes | Mental Health | Stroke | The United S ... Read on »
Attitude & Our Psychological Well-Being and Physical Health by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:54pm We know how important our attitude can be for the ultimate outcomes of our health and well-being, but I wanted to point out some empirical evidence. Dr. Norm Shealy states in the excellent audio CD program he produced with Caroline Myss The Science of Medical Intuition: Self-Diagnosis and Healing with Your Body's Energy Systems that early ... Read on »
Held in equal esteem: Physical health and Mental health by h2cm Posted Tue 12 Nov 2013 7:00pm As a mental health nurse you are familiar with concept of ‘esteem’. Self-esteem is central within assessments of clients, central to all care workers as safe and effective practitioners; and self esteem tests carers in those people for whom their condition means self-esteem is something attributed by proxy. I noticed just recently use o ... Read on »
More Proof That Mental Health Directly Affects Physical Health by Corina T. Posted Wed 16 Oct 2013 3:00pm The last couple of decades in the scientific world of medical research has seen the completion of  many studies supporting the belief that a person’s mental health can and does greatly affect physical health – especially for those dealing with chronic or critical problems like heart disease.  One of the most recent studies was done […] The p ... Read on »
The Relationship Between Oral and Physical Health by Dr. Helaine Smith Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:53pm Scientific American published a special edition of their magazine. Titled, "Oral and Whole Body Health," the publication features articles on the relationship between one's oral and physical health. To put it more simply, what happens in your mouth can and does affect the rest of your body. To quote from one of the articles, "Research ... Read on »
Beliefs and Physical Health by Steve Beller Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:27pm How can a person’s beliefs affect one’s physical health? A belief, after all, is a type of cognition (thought) … it’s a mental phenomenon. So, why are beliefs important when it comes to the health of one’s body? The answer lies in the relationship between beliefs, emotions and behaviors. Being a student of cognitive-behavioral and rational ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse: 7 Ways Alcohol is Affecting Your Spouse’s Physical Health by addictiondoc Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 11:06am Do you worry about your alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife’s physical health? Are you amazed at how much alcohol they are able to drink? In some casesyour alcoholic spouse may have even experienced multiple black outs or even had a seizure. The truth is excessive drinking shortens your life span by about 10-12 years. Many times a scary phy ... Read on »
Alcoholic Spouse: 7 Ways Alcohol is Affecting Your Spouse’s Physical Health by addictiondoc Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 11:06am Do you worry about your alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife’s physical health? Are you amazed at how much alcohol they are able to drink? In some cases, your alcoholic spouse may have even experienced multiple black outs or even had a seizure. The truth is excessive drinking shortens your life span by about 10-12 years. Many times a scary p ... Read on »
Physics and health? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Jun 2009 12:03am Physics now weighs in on the weight loss and fitness journey. I was thinking today as I got prepared to write, why I am so concerned about all this food and exercise. I guess in short; I have a goal. I’m not really sure what they goal is at this point I suppose I have several. One just to be healthier I have never had a problem with high ... Read on »