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Yoga Cumulatively Eases Symptoms Of Depression And Anxiety

Yoga and breathing exercises improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in the short term and cumulatively in the longer term, new research suggests[1]. Scientific studies already support yoga practice as a means to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. The new findings suggest yoga can be a helpful complementary treatment for clinical depression or major […]

Brain Fog Linked To Inflammatory Response

Inflammation appears to have a particular negative impact on the brain’s readiness to reach and maintain an alert state, according to scientists at the University of Birmingham in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam. “Scientists have long suspected a link between inflammation and cognition, but it is very difficult to be clear about the cause […]

3 In 4 People With A Mental Illness Develop Symptoms Before Age 25

Australia’s Productivity Commission has revealed 3.9 million of its population are living with mental illness, and it’s costing the country an estimated A$500 million per day. The Commission, which the government tasked with looking at the impact of mental health on economic participation and productivity, has released its draft report today, ahead of a final […]

Mental Health Disorders Can Shorten Life Expectancy By 10 Years

Individuals with mental disorders have a life expectancy up to a decade shorter than the general population, University of Queensland researchers reveal in a joint international study[1]. The findings provide new insights into how disorders such as depression, anxiety and substance use affect an individual’s general health. “This is the first time we have measured […]