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How Exercise Helps To Prevent Dementia

Countless studies have demonstrated the benefits of physical exercise for preventing cognitive impairment and dementia as we get older. This study explores how brain metabolism is affected by exercise.[1] To get a better understanding of how physical activity positively influences the brain, sports physicians and gerontologists recruited 60 participants between the ages of 65 and… Read More »

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps Prevent Depression Recurrence

Research has shown that cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as maintenance antidepressant medication for preventing depression recurrence or relapse in individuals who have had successful depression treatment. According to the study authors, recurrence and relapse following recovery from major depression are typical outcomes that come with tremendous familial, personal and societal costs. The existing… Read More »

How You Can Help Prevent Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic

SATURDAY, Sept. 26, 2020 — Challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic may increase the risk of suicide, so it’s crucial to know the warning signs, a mental health expert says. Suicide is often preventable, because people considering suicide want help, according to Dr. Ahmad Hameed, a psychiatrist at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical… Read More »