Natural Healers Discusses How Personal Trainer Certification May Be Changing in Some States
...fe for many in today's fast-paced world of commuting, cube-dwelling and couch sitting since it's a convenient and healthy way to get fit and get those endorphins
flowing. As a result, personal training has become one of the fastest growing segments of the health and fitness industry*. But with new regulations d...
Swim Yourself Slim This Summer With AXA PPP Healthcare's Nutrition and Fitness Expert Guide
...something you're far more likely to stick to it."
How swimming can help:
Helps combat stress and beat the blues as it releases endorphins
(the body's natural 'feel good' chemicals)
Safe - Low impact putting less pressure on the joints, unlike exercises such as aerobics and runnin...
'Good Feelings' From Alcohol Only Come With Fewer Drinks
...esearch is needed to better understand the relationship between alcohol and endorphins
and to further develop treatments to treat the disease, beginning with stud...on of high amounts of alcohol not only will fail to increase the release of endorphins
and produce a feeling of well-being, but may stimulate other systems in the...
Gurgle.com Explains How to Spot the Signs of Antenatal and Postnatal Depression
...share the parenting responsibilities with your partner, ask for help from friends and relatives take some gentle exercise to release feel-good endorphins
- this will help by improving your sense of wellbeing. Have naps wherever possible Be reassured by the fact that the baby blues usually clear up...
Beat the Winter Blues
...s you look forward to cold, like hiking or cross-country skiing," she said in a university news release. "Getting your heart pumping can increase your endorphins
and positively affect your mood."
See the light. Don't stay indoors when it's cold out -- bundle up and get some rays. "Natural sun can do wonder...
Study Suggests Sugar May Be Addictive
... of withdrawal similar to those seen when people stop smoking or drinking alcohol or using morphine.
The scientists next blocked the animals' brain endorphins
and found withdrawal symptoms, anxiety, behavioral depression and a drop in dopamine levels. In other words, they confirmed a neurochemical link with ...
Mind (Body and Spirit) Over Madness
...oves circulation--bringing additional nutrients and oxygen to the brain, which will help you have a clearer head. Plus, it boosts the body's levels of endorphins
and dopamine, the pleasure-inducing neurotransmitter. Meanwhile, evidence suggests that fit people can handle pressure better than couch potatoes. Aim...
Survey: 'Tanorexia' common among university students
...," Heckman says. "There is some evidence that UV tanning dependence may have biological underpinnings like other addictions such as the production of endorphins
as in the 'runner's high.'"
Heckman adds: "We were surprised to find that 27 percent of those we surveyed were classified as tanning dependent. T...
Indoor Tanning is Not as Safe as You Think. In Fact, It's Totally Out:
...cation on the health risks of
indoor tanning. Studies have shown that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light
can be addictive because of the production of endorphins
which can initiate
dependency. A study published in the March 2007 issue of the Journal of the
American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) indicates that i...
...rn to recognize the underlying problem that is triggering your symptoms and develop skills to help minimize the stress. -- Exercise helps release endorphins
in the body that can reduce stress. -- Avoid very hot showers or baths and use detergent-free soaps. Moisturize as soon as possible after bathing...
Just the expectation of a mirthful laughter experience boosts endorphins 27 percent, HGH 87 percent
There's no doubt that laughter feels good, but is there real neurophysiology behind it and what can you do about it?
In a paper being presented in an American Physiological Society session at Experimental Biology 2006, Lee S. Berk of Loma Linda University, reports that not only is there real scie...
The myth of runner's high revisited with brain imaging
... to show, for the first time, increased release of endorphins
in certain areas of the athletes' brains during a ...rain and hence competes with endorphins. 'The more endorphins
are produced in the athletes brain, the more opiat...eases, since there is a direct competition between endorphins
in the brain and the injected ligand'. By comparin...
'Runner's high' may also strengthen hearts
and other morphine-like substances known as opioids, which are released dur...rats, UI researchers showed that blocking the receptors that bind morphine, endorphins
and other opioids eliminates the cardiovascular benefits of exercise. Moreo...
NARSAD presents 2007 prizes for outstanding achievement in neuroscience and psychiatric research
... and her colleagues provided the first physiological evidence for a role of endorphins
in the brain and showed that endorphins
are activated by stress and inhibit pain. In investigations of the mechanis...