Pre-existing insomnia linked to PTSD and other mental disorders after military deployment

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Pre-existing insomnia linked to PTSD and other mental disorders after military deployment
New research found military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The study found that pre-existing insomnia symptoms conferred almost as a large of a risk for those mental disorders as combat exposure.

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Pre-existing insomnia linked to PTSD and other mental disorders after military deployment

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Pre-existing insomnia linked to PTSD and other mental disorders after military deployment
New research found military service members who have trouble sleeping prior to deployments may be at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety once they return home. The study found that pre-existing insomnia symptoms conferred almost as a large of a risk for those mental disorders as combat exposure.

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Stress: It should never be ignored, experts say

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Stress: It should never be ignored, experts say
Work pressure, tension at home, financial difficulties… the list of causes of stress grows longer every day. There have been several studies in the past showing that stress can have negative effects on health (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and more). According to a new study people under stress have twice the risk of a heart attack, compared with others.

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Stress: It should never be ignored, experts say

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Stress: It should never be ignored, experts say
Work pressure, tension at home, financial difficulties… the list of causes of stress grows longer every day. There have been several studies in the past showing that stress can have negative effects on health (cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and more). According to a new study people under stress have twice the risk of a heart attack, compared with others.

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Feeling stressed? Oxytocin could help you reach out to others for support

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Feeling stressed? Oxytocin could help you reach out to others for support
Scientists have shown that reaching out to other people during a stressful event is an effective way to improve your mood, and researchers suggest that the hormone oxytocin may help you accomplish just that.

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Dad’s life stress exposure leaves mark on sperm, can affect offspring brain development

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Dad’s life stress exposure leaves mark on sperm, can affect offspring brain development
Stress felt by dad — whether as a preadolescent or adult — leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, according to a new preclinical study. The findings point to a never-before-seen epigenetic link to stress-related diseases such as anxiety and depression passed from father to child.

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Dad’s life stress exposure leaves mark on sperm, can affect offspring brain development

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Dad’s life stress exposure leaves mark on sperm, can affect offspring brain development
Stress felt by dad — whether as a preadolescent or adult — leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, according to a new preclinical study. The findings point to a never-before-seen epigenetic link to stress-related diseases such as anxiety and depression passed from father to child.

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Meditation combined with art therapy can change your brain and lower anxiety

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Meditation combined with art therapy can change your brain and lower anxiety
Cancer and stress go hand-in-hand, and high stress levels can lead to poorer health outcomes in cancer patients. The combined creative art therapy with a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for women with breast cancer and showed changes in brain activity associated with lower stress and anxiety after the eight-week program.

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Meditation combined with art therapy can change your brain and lower anxiety

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Meditation combined with art therapy can change your brain and lower anxiety
Cancer and stress go hand-in-hand, and high stress levels can lead to poorer health outcomes in cancer patients. The combined creative art therapy with a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program for women with breast cancer and showed changes in brain activity associated with lower stress and anxiety after the eight-week program.

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