Fibromyalgia: Meditation Health Benefits
Recently published in June of 2023 via California Institute of Behavioral Neurosciences and Psychology is an article on Meditation and its mental and physical health benefits. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has shown positive brain changes and improved brain functions. It's also suggested that it improves the immune system and inflammatory processes by decreasing cytokines; and has helped healthy aging. Meditation has been beneficial in multi-factorial diseases like diabetes, hypertension, along with fibromyalgia. Meditation also assists with lowering down blood cholesterol levels and increase high-density lipoproteins (HDL) levels along with improving systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Mental health is also influenced by meditation, as positive emotion helps address social anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and depression. Overall, meditation seems to touch not only physical, but mental aspects of fibromyalgia.
The 5 Most Common Causes of Atopic Dermatitis That You Should Know
Do you have atopic dermatitis like millions of other people? Eczema, another name for this skin disease, can be annoying and uncomfortable. Have you ever noticed the cause of these uncomfortable, red, itchy areas on your skin? You can treat atopic dermatitis effectively by being aware of its root cause and identifying early symptoms. The five main causes of atopic dermatitis will be discussed in this article, along with information about each. So grab a cup of Earl Grey, relax, and let's get started!
Boosting Immunity Naturally: Simple Steps for a Stronger Immune System
A strong immune system is vital for maintaining overall health and well-being. It acts as our body's defense mechanism, protecting us from harmful pathogens and diseases. While genetics play a role in immune function, there are several lifestyle factors and simple steps we can take to boost our immunity naturally. In this article, we will explore effective strategies to strengthen the immune system and enhance our body's ability to fight off infections and maintain optimal health.
Why papercuts won't kill you
It’s nighttime. You’re relaxing at home reading a book. You’re lying on your comfy bed while enjoying a well-told story and getting ready to sleep. And then the most horribly annoying thing happens. As you try to turn the page, the sharp edge of the page brushes against your skin. You suddenly feel a sharp pain on the tip of your index finger. Alarmed you quickly look at it only to realize that it has happened again.