Items Tagged ‘stress reduction’

Ask the Doctors - How does a stressed-out mind trigger a heart attack?

August 24, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How does a stressed-out mind trigger a heart attack?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: I’ve been hearing on the news that researchers have discovered that when stress causes a heart attack, it all begins in the brain. How does this work? And is it even possible to control the way our brain responds? Before we dive into the details of the intriguing revelations regarding stress and heart […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, heart attack, meditation, pilates, stress, stress reduction, Tai Chi


10 things to discuss at a preconception gynecology visit

June 22, 2018

10 things to discuss at a preconception gynecology visit

By uclahealth uclahealth

Whether you’re actively trying to get pregnant or just like to plan ahead, scheduling a preconception visit with your gynecologist is beneficial, according to Aparna Sridhar, MD, UCLA OB/GYN. “A preconception visit will help you take the necessary steps to ensure a healthy pregnancy and baby,” says Dr. Sridhar. “This important visit looks not just […]

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Tags: genetic conditions, healhty pregnancy, healthy pregnancy weight, OBGYN, pre-pregnancy check-up, preconception, preconception visit, sexually transmitted diseases, STIs, stress reduction


To reduce pain of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, focus on the now

June 7, 2016

To reduce pain of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, focus on the now

By Mark Wheeler markwheeler

Mindfulness is everywhere these days, backed by science and shown to be helpful in lowering your blood pressure and beating back depression, decreasing your anxiety and increasing attention and focus, even fostering what scientists describe politely as less “emotional reactivity” and the rest of us would call fighting with your significant other. It’s something anyone […]

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Tags: Anxiety, blood pressure, chronic abdominal pain, constipation, depression, diarrhea, emotional reactivity, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, mindfulness, mindfulness research, stress