Tag: non-invasive

Determining the Quality of Your Sleep

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319525.php After tossing and turning for what seems like hours, you come to terms with the fact that it’ll be another sleepless night. But how can we tell if we’ve had a good night’s sleep or not? The Medical News Today editorial office is a melting pot of sleep issues. Whether caused by hormonal changes, anxiety, or…

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Reasons for Sleep-Onset Insomnia

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/health/Causes-of-Sleep-Onset-Insomnia.aspx Sleep-onset insomnia may be described as the inability to sleep when one is ready to, at the beginning of the night in most people. It may be temporary and acute, or chronic. It could manifest as daytime fatigue and sleepiness, loss of concentration, and irritability. The severity of the symptoms depend upon…

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Brain Training and Self-Confidence

Originally found on http://brainblogger.com/2017/01/25/boost-confidence-with-brain-training/ Confidence is an attractive and necessary quality to succeed in business, relationships, and life. But, it is a subjective and, sometimes, misunderstood characteristic. From the painfully shy to the arrogantly over-confident, what makes people think and feel what they think and feel about themselves? The authors of a new study report that…

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Anxiety Attack Symptoms: Signs, Duration and Complications

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/307863.php An anxiety or “panic” attack is a sudden feeling of terror so intense that the individual experiencing it fears a total loss of control or imminent death. The attack usually occurs without warning and has no obvious cause. It may even wake a person from their sleep. In addition to this incredible…

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Chronic Stress and Anxiety can Damage Brain

Originally found on https://www.belmarrahealth.com/brain-damage-likely-from-chronic-stress-and-anxiety-study/ Based on the results of an analytical study, scientists from the Rotman Research Institute, a division of Baycrest Health Sciences, caution people that chronic stress and anxiety may lead to an increased risk of developing depression, and even dementia. So what exactly is chronic stress? Anxiety, fear, and stress are common emotions…

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The Benefits of Slumber: Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep

Originally found on https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/apr2013/feature1 We have so many demands on our time—jobs, family, errands—not to mention finding some time to relax. To fit everything in, we often sacrifice sleep. But sleep affects both mental and physical health. It’s vital to your well-being. Understanding the importance of sleep can benefit everyone. Of course, sleep helps you feel…

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Research on neurofeedback training proves to improve attention, working memory performance

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131217/Research-on-neurofeedback-training-proves-to-improve-attention-working-memory-performance.aspx The Distinguished Professor Shu-Lan Hsieh’s research on neurofeedback training has proven to improve attention and working memory performance, National Cheng Kung University revealed recently. Hsieh’s training method had significantly improved brainwave and brain function and slowed down aging of the brain. Her research titled “Neurofeedback training improves attention and working memory performance”…

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3 Mindfulness Tips to Reduce Anxiety

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2016/11/25/3-mindfulness-tips-to-reduce-anxiety/ Have you ever had your heart race, palms become sweaty, or have difficulty focusing because you’re so nervous? These are some of the signs of anxiety. Anxiety can be debilitating for some people, and for others it might just amount to a few minutes of feeling nervous. Unfortunately, for some people when anxiety does hit,…

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How Sleep Helps Clean Your Brain

Originally found on http://www.care2.com/greenliving/how-sleep-helps-clean-your-brain.html In addition to the many other health benefits of sleep, it’s been shown sleep plays a role in detoxifying your brain. Researchers believe this may be one of the primary reasons why we need to sleep. Read on to find out why this is important for your health and how you can improve…

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