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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, […]

anxiety, depression, lbeing, medication, Medicine, mind, Mind-body, Mindfulness, prescription, Psychology, rehabilitation, research, science, Uncategorized, wellness

January 24, 2020

From Wellness to Medical Treatment?

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?

Yoga has finally been proven by scientific research to improve clinical outcomes after myocardial infarction, to decrease symptoms in heart failure and improve quality of life. The following abstract was presented in the last European Society of Cardiology Congress, August 2019, and was chosen the ‘Abstract of the day’!   ESC Congress News 2019 – […]

Cardiolody, Exercise, Health

September 25, 2019

Does yoga with breathing exercises improve outcomes after STEMI?

Clear and convincing clinical evidence has established that living with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) saves patients’ lives. In a 1999 landmark trial comparing the ICD to anti-arrhythmic drugs, the “ICD remains superior in prolonging survival after life-threatening arrhythmia.” Concomitantly, psychosocial research on the ICD has shown that living with the device as a treatment for […]

Cardiolody, Cardiovascular Disease, Health, Psychology, Stress, Yoga Therapy

July 29, 2019

Psychosocial and Cardiac Outcomes of Yoga for ICD Patients