Posts Tagged "depression"

6 Natural Stress Relievers

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 | 0 comments

6 Natural Stress Relievers

When it comes to stress relief, most of us need a little help. Whether you practice daily meditation, take brisk walks or engage in a friendly chat, there are many forms of relief that don’t require a pharmaceutical drug or a trip to a psychiatrist’s office.

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Harvard Study Shows Heart-Health Benefits of Tai Chi

Posted on Jun 3, 2011 | 1 comment

Harvard Study Shows Heart-Health Benefits of Tai Chi

A recent study from Harvard University shows the health benefits of tai chi, especially for those with heart conditions that prevent them from engaging in rigorous physical exercise. Tai chi is a Chinese form of martial arts that focuses on soft, slow movements and requires concentration on poses, physical posture and alignment.

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Treating Depression: A Vital Step in Cancer Recovery

Posted on Feb 17, 2011 | Comments Off on Treating Depression: A Vital Step in Cancer Recovery

Treating Depression: A Vital Step in Cancer Recovery

With all of the stresses of today’s modern world, depression is unfortunately becoming a common household word for many people in this country and abroad. During the cold winter months, many also struggle with seasonal depression or “winter blues,” known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Depression can be caused by any number of factors, such as chronic stress, inactivity, hormone or neurotransmitter imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, medication side effects, chronic inflammation, or lack of adequate sunshine exposure, among others.

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