We may not be able to avoid stress, but we can influence how it affects us. Learn the four factors that drive our response to stress and simple—but effective—tools for changing how you experience it. Most people living in the modern world experience continuous stress in the form of daily hassles, relationship troubles, problems at […]
Is chronic fatigue syndrome an inflammatory disease?
Chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalomyelitis, has been controversial for years, as specialists have not been able to glean much of an insight into its causes. Now, a new study suggests that the condition is an inflammatory disease. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a condition that has been puzzling specialists […]
Mental state and quality of life after 10 session whole-body cryotherapy.
Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a whole-body cryotherapy (WBCT) on various parameters of the mental state of patients depending on their age, gender, and diagnosed illness. The study included 55 subjects – 43 women and 12 men aged from 20 to 70 years. Based on the diagnosed illness, […]
I Tried Cryotherapy as a Treatment for Depression
Can going into a chamber chilled to -200 degrees help your mental health? I first heard about cryotherapy from the hippest girl I know, the quintessential person who knows about everything a good year or so before the rest of us. She told me that a Russian debutante she knew took her to a glorious […]
A Surprisingly Simple Method That Helps with Low Back Pain
Back Pain is more than just back pain. It can hit you deep into your emotions. Not being able to do basic things at work or home can make you feel unproductive and unable. And if you are responsible for providing for your family this can hurt your sense of value and self-esteem. This is […]