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How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Read the article below to find out about the benefits of exercise in your brain. If adding exercise to your daily routine is proving difficult, hypnotherapy may be able to help boost your motivation. Mentally rehearsing your new, desired routine and … Continue reading

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What is serotonin? What does serotonin do?

Hypnotherapy can help us change our mood, control our diet and incorporate a daily exercise routine that into our lives. In the article below we learn why the role of the neurotransmitter serotonin is important in regulating our mood. Serotonin … Continue reading

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Can Cognitive Training Make You Smarter?: Interview with Author Dan Hurley

“…There is no question that training causes structural and functional improvement in the brain, as seen on MRI. Most of the changes are seen in the frontal areas of the brain, where high-level thinking occurs. Mindfulness meditation, for instance, has … Continue reading

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Exercise May Beat Mental Activity in Preserving Cognition

Full article here, published by Medscape online, Oct 24, 2012. “…this study is the first to look in detail at the effect of exercise on white matter, the brain’s “wiring,” .lead author Alan J. Gow, PhD, senior research fellow, Center for Cognitive … Continue reading

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Exercise Boosts Obese Teens’ Mental Health

Read this article by clicking here; extracted from Medscape News, published on October 5, 2012 — Overweight or obese adolescents who engage in a modest amount of aerobic exercise — about 2 hours per week — at moderate intensity are … Continue reading

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Healthy Lifestyle May Improve Longevity Even Into Old Age

Article located through Medscape News. Extracts: “Even after age 75 lifestyle behaviours such as not smoking and physical activity are associated with longer survival,” the study authors write. “A low risk profile can add five years to women’s lives and … Continue reading

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Meditation and Exercise May Decrease Cold Symptoms

Recent research reveals the notable role of meditation and exercise practice in the decreasing of cold symptoms. Information extracted from Medscape News, read the whole article here. “Bruce Barrett, MD, PhD, from the Department of Family Medicine at the University … Continue reading

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