Andrew P. Smith, Martin Woods. “Effects of chewing gum on the stress and work of university students.” Appetite, Volume 58, Issue 3, June 2012, Pages 1037-1040.
Increased dietary consumption of fish may lower stroke risk by up to 13%.
International Agency for Research on Cancer reports that cancer caused 7.6 million deaths in 2008, but its greater burden is in disability-adjusted life-years
Laboratory model supports theory that fat tissue creates an environment that is promotes tumor growth.
Eating a diet laden with carbohydrates raises the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment by four times; sugars raise that risk 1.5 times.
A strong social network, good self esteem, and a purpose in life correlate with increased bone mineral density.
Increased blood levels of Vitamin B-6 and Coenzyme Q10 associate with a reduced risk of coronary artery disease.
Analysis of data collected on 14,641 male physicians reveals the cancer preventive effect of long-term daily multivitamin supplementation.
University students who chew gum self-report reduced stress levels and greater productivity.
Soccer (football outside the US) helps men with high blood pressure to improve their fitness, normalize their blood pressure. and reduce their risk of stroke.
Found in green leafy vegetables, increased consumption of phylloquinone (Vitamin K1) may lower the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by as much as 51%.
Moderate exercise may help people cope with anxiety and stress for an extended period of time post-workout.
Being stressed on the job associates with nearly a 25% increased risk of coronary heart disease, reports a meta-analysis of large-scale European study data.
Psychological stress and depression can cause the loss of brain volume, thereby contributing to emotional and cognitive impairment.
Kirtan Kriya Meditation (KKM), a type of yoga, reduces inflammation – thereby curbing the stress response of caregivers to those affected by chronic diseases.
People experiencing psychological stress may be at increased risk of a fatal cerebrovascular event.
Meditation training can help people working with information stay on tasks longer, while improving memory and reducing stress.
Spouses of cancer patients are at increased risk for coronary heart disease and stroke.
Chronic stress may lead to memory problems by interfering with glutamate signaling in the prefrontal cortex, in a lab animal model.
New insights in to the biological pathway by which yoga may be effective for stress-related medical conditions including depression, anxiety, high blood pressur
When provoked by stress, older adults who do not sleep well display a heightened inflammatory response, potentially leading to increased risks for mental and ph
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#72 - Sin of the Skin #3: Thin Skin
As we age, the skin becomes papery thin, and suffers from a decrease in oil gland activity (which also may cause skin to become dry). Largely a function of hormonal decline, you may benefit from a hormone replacement regimen. Consult an anti-aging physician, who will follow these guiding principles to design your hormone replacement therapy (HRT) regimen:
• Use natural, not synthetic, agents
• Select bioidentical hormones, which the body is able to use safely and efficiently
• Prescribe proper dosing (as stipulated by laboratory testing for deficits), not supraphysiologic dosing
• Conduct regular follow-up office visits and lab tests, to monitor progress