Tag Archives: Mental Health
Mental exhaustion is a common occurrence and is a result of brain over-activity. Feelings of being overwhelmed by tasks at work or responsibilities to children and family members can leave you with feelings of frustration and mental unrest. You may… Read More
Unfortunately, stress is a household staple. Even if you are lucky enough not to run into major forms of anxiety or depression, you probably know someone who is or has suffered from these mental health issues. Women, as a rule,… Read More
Psychogenic amnesia (also known as functional or dissociative amnesia) is an abnormality of memory function that is not attributed to structural brain damage or of a known neurobiological origin. The common presenting symptom is retrograde amnesia, whereby the individual is… Read More
With the NHL playoffs in full swing, hockey fans are showing their support by wearing team colors and cheering from the stands (or from home). As any hockey fan knows, the sport can be very dangerous, as players frequently get… Read More
Today is the 9th annual World Autism Awareness Day. It’s a time where the world comes together to increase understanding and acceptance for those living with autism and to learn about autism treatment and therapy. Here at Bel Marra, we… Read More
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have discovered the molecular basis and a potential treatment for inclusion body myopathy, Paget disease with frontotemporal dementia (IBMPFD) by using genetically engineered fruit flies.
IBMPFD is an inherited disorder that… Read More
The virtual reality technology that has been popularized by video games may also be of use to doctors in treating patients with a variety of mental health issues. A technology firm from Lithuania that currently develops mobile applications has asserted… Read More
Numbness or tingling in the head, known as head paresthesia, may refer to the feeling of pins and needles in the head and could be accompanied by a burning sensation and partial numbness. This tingling may also spread down to… Read More
We’ve often been told to eat our fruits and vegetables as part of a balanced and healthy diet, as they provide us with essential nutrients to keep our bodies healthy. However, new research from the University of Otago in New… Read More
Physical activity may not be the key to controlling weight and preventing weight gain, according to new research led by Loyola University. The study focused on young adults from five countries, including the United States, and found that weight gain… Read More
New research from the Australian National University (ANU) has shown that working more than 39 hours per week can put your health at risk. The international limit was set at 48 hours per week approximately 80 years ago, and… Read More
January is Mental Wellness Month, and in honor of this, Bel Marra has put together a mental health update that includes tips for managing mental illness, as well as information on depression, anxiety, dementia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
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