Harvard Health Blog
If the frenzied holiday season is stressing you out, try these tips to ease stress and boost calm. Even if you’re pressed for time, you’ll feel better.
Besides causing inflammation and disease, more heavily processed foods can contribute to depression and anxiety through the connection between the gut and the brain. A healthier diet that favors whole foods over processed foods may offer protection against depression.
Nearly three-quarters of employers say they have been affected by prescription drug misuse among their employees, resulting in lost productivity. Ideas like bringing treatment, counseling, and peer support groups to worksites can help employees feel more valued and invested in their own recovery efforts.
Coping with infertility during the holidays can be hard. Here are some ideas that may help ease the emotional challenges of the season.
If you have been prescribed insulin for diabetes, it’s important to properly store and care for the medication and associated supplies to ensure it remains safe and effective. These guidelines will help you do that.
Do you have a challenging relationship with certain family or friends you see during the holidays? Here’s how to navigate tricky situations and conversations thoughtfully and calmly.
Antibiotics are crucial tools in fighting illnesses, but over-reliance on them can have serious consequences. A new study found that babies who were given antibiotics in their first two years were significantly more likely to become obese.
Research has made it clear that eating a lot of red meat and processed meats increased the risk for heart disease and diabetes. A diet that is mainly plant-based is better for overall health, and it does not mean you have to give up meat entirely.
Millions of Americans are affected by a condition called skin picking disorder that is related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Cognitive behavioral therapy can help, and there are also certain medications that may help some people; understanding what triggers the urge can help individuals address the issue.
Researchers found that a low-carbohydrate diet helped people who had lost weight to avoid regaining it, but the length of time the participants were studied may not have been sufficient to affirm the results. Still, reducing carbohydrate intake may be a good idea if you are trying to keep off lost weight.