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Can Reiki be a legitimate treatment if no one can prove how it works?
by Helthe Connect / December 30, 2020

Can Reiki be a legitimate treatment if no one can prove how it works?

Can Reiki be a legitimate treatment if no one can prove how it works? Rosie Fernandez of CBC Tapestry interviews journalist, Jordan Kisner, who trained as a Reiki practitioner to...

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Meditation-relaxation therapy may help treat sleep paralysis
by Helthe Connect / November 10, 2020

Meditation-relaxation therapy may help treat sleep paralysis

Meditation-relaxation therapy may help treat sleep paralysis The University of Cambridge found that sleep paralysis could be treated using an a technique of meditation-relaxation. Meditation-relaxation therapy empowers and teaches patients...

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Biofeedback could help treat a number of conditions
by Helthe Connect / November 5, 2020

Biofeedback could help treat a number of conditions

Review: Biofeedback could help treat a number of conditions A literature review from a team of researchers at VA Portland Health Care System and Oregon Health & Science University found...

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Study links stress hormone with higher blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes
by Helthe Connect / November 4, 2020

Study links stress hormone with higher blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes

Study links stress hormone with higher blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes A new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University...

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Magnolia bark compound could someday help treat drug-resistant epilepsy
by Helthe Connect / November 3, 2020

Magnolia bark compound could someday help treat drug-resistant epilepsy

Magnolia bark compound could someday help treat drug-resistant epilepsy "In patients with epilepsy, normal neurological activity becomes disrupted, causing debilitating seizures. Now, researchers report in ACS Chemical Neuroscience that they...

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Yoga shown to improve anxiety, study shows
by Helthe Connect / November 2, 2020

Yoga shown to improve anxiety, study shows

Yoga shown to improve anxiety, study shows A new study from NYU Langone Health - NYU School of Medicine finds yoga improves symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, suggesting the popular...

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Diet, nutrition have profound effects on gut microbiome
by Helthe Connect / November 1, 2020

Diet, nutrition have profound effects on gut microbiome

Diet, nutrition have profound effects on gut microbiome Nutrition and diet have a profound impact on microbial composition in the gut. This affects the health and range of metabolic, hormonal,...

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Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in rheumatoid arthritis patients
by Helthe Connect / October 8, 2020

Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Effect of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in rheumatoid arthritis patients Research showed that there was significant improvements in reducing psychological distress for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). "Mindfulness meditation may...

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7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain
by Helthe Connect / October 7, 2020

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain There are many research on meditation and the brain. Here is a brief summary of exciting studies: 1) Meditation helps preserve the...

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Meditation adapts the brain to respond better to feedback
by Helthe Connect / October 6, 2020

Meditation adapts the brain to respond better to feedback

Meditation adapts the brain to respond better to feedback In a new study in the Journal of Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience researchers from the University of Surrey have discovered...

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Even a single mindfulness meditation session can reduce anxiety
by Helthe Connect / October 5, 2020

Even a single mindfulness meditation session can reduce anxiety

Even a single mindfulness meditation session can reduce anxiety "Mindfulness meditation programs have shown promise for the treatment of anxiety, one of the most common mental health disorders in the...

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Meditation for anxiety, depression?
by Helthe Connect / October 1, 2020

Meditation for anxiety, depression?

Meditation for anxiety, depression?   October is Mental Health Awareness Month. For the month of October, we will be highlighting evidence-based research on meditation, which has been shown to help...

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