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A recent meta-analysis has shown that loneliness and social isolation are risk factors for coronary heart disease and stroke. These latest findings, specific to cardiovascular outcomes, are consistent with substantial research indicating broad health risks (eg, immune functioning, cardiovascular functioning, cognitive decline) associated with the quantity and quality of social relationships—including several meta-analyses documenting mortality risk. In […]

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August 11, 2020

Loneliness and Isolation as major risk factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Mary Akangbe, from Zenit Global Health, interviews the Founder of RhythmiaBreath and Co-Founder of RB Hub Digital therapeutics, Sherezade Ruano. Their podcast, Precious Moments, bring to the audience interviews with thought leaders, people making a difference in health and social care & share with you profiles of different healthcare professionals, their roles and contributions to […]

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June 26, 2020

Heart Rhythm, Stress and Emotional Resilience

Can Mindfulness Evolve From Wellness Pursuit to Medical Treatment? By Kim Tingley. Jan 20, 2020. The New York Times Magazine Roughly a third of all adults in the United States have high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. It’s a condition that can be largely controlled with diet, exercise and medication, […]

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January 24, 2020

From Wellness to Medical Treatment?

Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and symptoms overlap with physiological sensations of anxiety. Patients with atrial fibrillation can demonstrate anxiety sensitivity even in the absence of actual atrial fibrillation symptoms. Interoceptive exposure is effective in treating anxiety sensitivity, and recently, mindfulness has been proposed as an enhancement strategy to facilitating inhibitory learning […]

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December 9, 2019

Mindfulness and Interoceptive Exposure Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation

Author: Dr Alberto Pertusa. Consultant Psychiatrist. Harley Stree. London. Website: https://psychiatristlondon.co.uk People who come to see me in order to seek help for their anxiety often ask whether medication is necessary to alleviate the anxiety that does not seem to have responded to basic interventions such as talking therapy or other interventions like mindfulness or exercise. When […]

Health

September 27, 2019

Anxiety, can it be Treated Without Medication?

Varying levels of stress is pretty well an unavoidable part of modern life. We all suffer from mild anxiety from time to time, but when stress becomes chronic, it has tremendous side-effects on our health and immune system. The impact of constantly draining energy resources (such as the adrenal glands) and keeping the body in a constant state of […]

Stress

April 28, 2019

Stress Susceptibility