Does Our Mental Health Affect Our Heart?
Does our mental health affects our heart? This is an important topic as we see the increase in mental health issues as a result of the pandemic. Most of us consider heart disease as a physical condition, but our thoughts, attitudes and emotions are just as important. A large and growing body of research shows […]
Mental Well-Being, Health Anxiety and the Pandemic
Mental WellBeing, Health anxiety and the pandemic is a topic worth paying close attention to. Worries and anxiety about the virus and its impact can be overwhelming. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports one in five U.S. adults experience mental illness, and at least 8.4 million Americans provide care to a person with […]
What are the consequences of social isolation?
What are the consequences of social isolation? This is a question I am starting to ask as I know how important social connections are to our health, and I believe we are facing physical and psychological consequences of this mass social distancing experiment. Hundreds of millions of adults and children are now either in quarantine […]