Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could help.
Some common causes of vivid dreams include sleep deprivation, alcohol consumption, and substance use. Practicing good sleep hygiene may help prevent them. Learn more about the causes of vivid dreams here.
New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety.
Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getting a good night’s rest here.
May is Mental Health Month. In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks about the importance of self-love for mental health and well-being.
Waking up in the middle of the night is common. However, if it occurs often, it may signal the presence of an underlying condition. Sleep apnea, anxiety, and needing to urinate can all cause someone to wake up at night. Learn more about the possible causes here, along with some remedy options.
'You don’t seem autistic' is something that I hear a lot. My name is Jonathan Rowland, and this is my experience of living with autism.
Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more here.
A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit.
A new review evaluating the findings of 21 studies suggests that interventions regulating the intestinal flora could help reduce anxiety symptoms.
Stomach pain and nausea often occur together and can affect both adults and children. Although these symptoms usually resolve within a few days, they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious condition. Learn more here.
A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues.
In this Spotlight feature, we explore the reasons behind procrastination, look at its effects on health, and ask whether procrastination has any benefits.
A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness.
New research from Sweden has found an intriguing link between anxiety, depression, and obesity among children and teenagers ages 6–17 years.
A recent review and meta-analysis sets out to uncover whether simply spending time in a forest can measurably reduce stress levels.
Many factors can cause hair breakage, including hair styling methods, products, diet, and stress. This article looks at common causes and how to treat dry, brittle, or broken hair.
Neuropathy refers to conditions that damage or otherwise affect the nerves. A common symptom is pain. Some research suggests that aromatherapy with certain essential oils may help relieve neuropathic pain. Learn more here.
Coffee is probably the most popular source of caffeine. The caffeine content of a cup of coffee can vary considerably depending on the brewing method, the type of bean, and the quantity of coffee grounds that a person uses. Learn how much caffeine different types and brands of coffee contain here.
The most memorable and joyous moments of my life are laced with a dark cloak of anxiety. Read about my journey to recovery from both anxiety and addiction.
If you are stressed, worried or nervous, the distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety is not always very clear. Everyone gets stressed and anxious from time to time from situations such as public speaking or having financial worries. However, for some people, this stress and anxiety becomes so forceful it can take over their lives. Anxiety comes in many different forms - panic attacks, phobia, and social anxiety. Although these symptoms can cause an overwhelming feeling of fear, apprehension and panic, there are several methods of relief that can work for you.Subscribe to Anxiety-Panic feed