Mind

Sitting Down All the Time Is Making Us More Anxious, Study Suggests

“Sitting down for long periods of time and engaging in less-than-social behavior such as working at a computer, watching television, and playing video games could lead to an increased risk of anxiety, according to the first systematic review of research into the association between sedentary behavior and anxiety.”   From ScienceAlert.com: Sitting Down All the…

Therapeutic Gardens Offer Healing for the Sick and Stressed

“People living with loss and illness. Vietnam vets suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, grieving widows, exhausted caregivers, and people living with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis have strolled the gardens, written their thoughts and feelings in accompanying journals and experienced a sense of joy and calm.”   From NextAvenue.com: Therapeutic Gardens Offer Healing for the…

Food Allergies are on the Rise

“Allergies have been on the increase for years and now six per cent of children and three per cent of adults suffer from food allergies. There’s no one reason for the increase, (but) contributors include the environment, food and habits that might mean a person typically avoids something.”   From sbs.com: Food Allergies are on…

More Women Choosing Alternative Medicine to Treat Menopausal Symptoms

“More women are turning to complementary and alternative medicine to treat their menopausal symptoms without first consulting a clinician, according to research in Menopause, and a leading menopause group is calling on clinicians to take a more active role in educating patients about the various therapies.”   From healio.com: More Women Choosing Alternative Medicine to…