Psychology & Psychiatry

What anxiety does to our breathing

Stressful situations can cause anxiety, our body's natural response to stress. But feelings of apprehension can also be accompanied by physical effects such as rapid breathing, increased heart rate and nausea. How our brain ...

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How to stay fit when all the gyms are closed

For many of NC State's faculty and staff, swinging by the gym before work in the morning or on the way home in the evening is a normal part of their day—or at least it was, until the coronavirus pandemic upended everyone's ...

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Personal trainers' top tips

Ever wonder what top trainers tell their best clients? Personal trainers excel in mapping out individualized exercise programs. And they also offer insights that can help fitness buffs stay motivated.

Diabetes

Exercise, therapy may improve depression, diabetes outcomes

(HealthDay)—Exercise and/or behavioral treatment interventions may provide clinically meaningful improvements in depression outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and major depressive disorder (MDD), according to ...

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Tailoring exercise to your age

(HealthDay)—Exercise is a great way to stay youthful and even turn back the clock on aging. If you're new to exercise or simply want a fitness reboot, here are ideas by the decade.

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Some reasons to work with a dietitian

(HealthDay)—Want customized diet advice to make your weight or health goals attainable? Consider working with an RD—a registered dietitian.

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Getting physical with a personal trainer

(HealthDay)—You might think that hiring a personal trainer is a luxury reserved for the rich. But even just a few sessions can add up to big fitness gains and a great return on investment in yourself, according to the American ...

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Can Twitter make you fitter?

On a recent Saturday, Pat Wagner knew she should have been getting ready for boxing class. The 60-year-old Carrollton resident spent the last five years cutting her weight in half, dropping 150 pounds and adopting an entirely ...

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