Tag - Mind Body Health

Man who exercises sleeping well

Exercise Improves Sleep

Findings from a Stanford University Medical School study may come as no surprise: older and middle-age people reported sleeping better when they added regular exercise to their routine, reports Dr. David Sobel in "Exercise Improves Sleep." After 16...

Doctor putting on gloves in preparation for surgery

Rx: Preparing for Surgery

By preparing yourself psychologically for surgery, you can enhance your chances of success, minimize trauma and discomfort, and recover faster. As with a sporting event, the better prepared you are mentally, the better your body responds. In "Rx:...

Friends in a park

Feed Friendships, Starve Colds

While it may make sense to limit your exposure to the viruses which trigger the sniffling, sneezing and coughing of the common cold, a recent study shows that, in fact, being around people - lots of different people - may be a key factor in being...

Woman getting checked for heart disease

Hostility, Depression and Heart Disease

There is an accumulation of evidence that chronic hostility and chronic depression are major risk factors in heart disease. For many patients, it may be as important to learn and practice skills for managing these emotional states as it is to quit...

People practicing yoga in a park

The Mind Body Guilt Syndrome

Most illnesses result from a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, behavioral, and psychosocial factors. Rarely is any one of these factors the sole cause of a disease. For example, many people exposed to germs do not develop illness...

Patient communicating with his doctor

Tips for Communicating with Your Doctor

Patients often only communicate symptoms such as pain, wheezing, swelling, itching. Physicians often remain unaware of how the symptoms impact the patient?s life. Similar symptoms may have very different importance for different patients. It is...

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