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PTSD: How yoga and physical therapy can help PTSD (Shutterstock)

PTSD: How yoga and physical therapy can help with PTSD

A traumatic event can cause a person to experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition characterized by signs such as anxiety, intrusive thoughts, nightmares, and flashbacks. While therapy and medications are often used as mainstream treatments for PTSD, health experts insist that complementary modalities like yoga and physical therapy have shown promise in …

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Lack of sleep can reduce the cognitive benefits of physical activity

Share on PinterestAccording to one study, lack of sleep can reduce the cognitive benefits of physical activity. Luke Mattson/Stocksy The researchers looked at cognitive function over 10 years in 8,958 people aged 50 and over in England. The study found that people who slept between 6 and 8 hours a night and engaged in higher …

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