According to a recent small clinical trial, implementing a migraine adapted Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) program helps reduce headache frequency and improves psychological functioning. However, it doesn’t improve headache-related impairment in migraine sufferers.
You are lucky if you are genetically programmed to be an “early bird”. According to a recent large study, in this way your body automaticaly protects you against depression and improves wellbeing UNDER 1 CONDITION – you need to follow your natural body clock. The researchers found that people who were more misaligned from their […]
We already know that exercise is one of the most effective methods for improving sleep quality. It reduces the amount of time you need to fall asleep and it increases the power of brain waves during deep sleep, which is essential for your mental health and physical wellbeing.
If you are already tired at the beginning of your workday, just take a 5-minute break to stretch, to have a snack or to chat with your colleague! According to a recent study, it helps to recover from fatique and to manage your energy throughout the day to be able to work more efficiently. Another […]
Do you feel yourself according to your calender age? If not, than maybe it’s your biological age. So far scientists have identified 5 measures to determine biological age, including the length of telomeres, changes to our DNA (epigenetics), gene levels, our proteins (proteomics) and substances produced during chemical processes in our body (metabolites). These 5 […]
Have ever noticed that you feel yourself better, more energized, less stressed and faster in loosing extra weight in a particular season every year? There is a scientific explanation for that! A recent large Israeli study found that we have an internal seasonal(!) clock, which somehow lines up our hormones with the seasons!
Too little protein intake is one of the reasons of malnutrition and frailty in older adults (65+). The current recommended dietary allowance (the RDA) for protein (0.8 g protein per kg body weight) is under revision. This is because a higher RDA (1.0–1.2 g protein per kg body weight) is scientifically proven to better maintain […]
Exercise makes us happy and is important to maintain mental health. According to a recent small German study, even non-exercise activities, like climbing stairs, walking or any other everyday physical activity, significantly enhance alertness and give more energy, especially in people with mood disorders, like depression. Alertness and energy were seen in this study as […]
We know that using social media platforms can make people unhappy. But it does not have to be that way. According to a recent study, whether you are happy or unhappy from social media depends on how you use it.