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Stress and the sympathetic nervous system

Written on 29 May 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Our brain is an important machine which steers our body. In stress, and even worse, burnout, we can look at what is going wrong in the brain. This namely provides us with insight in what we can change in order to calm down our brain again. In this article we will describe how the sympathetic [&helli...
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Can stress through worrying kill?

Written on 29 May 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
Last week I partook in a two-da symposium regarding suicide prevention. I share only important conclusions with you which stood out to me. From research by the Dutch professor Ad Kerkhof, it has shown that people in suicide tend not to have death as their goal. Continue reading. When studying why so...
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Champix: quitting smoking while you are under stress?

Written on 29 May 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Pfizer has developed medication for quitting smoking. This medication may only be used by adults. One takes 1 mg of varenicline, twice per day. This medication is suitable for oral usage. May people want to quit smoking, but do not know how. In the information leaflet of Champix it is stated that tr...
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Help yourself with 15Minutes4Me.com – Online article Partena

Written on 24 Jun 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
Nothing as difficult in a fully booked planning as finding some time for yourself. Yet, it is exactly this ‘me-time’ which is crucial for a happy and healthy life. If you can use some help every once in a while, then the online self-help program 15Minutes4Me.com by Koeck, MD, might be us...
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Muscular tension headache: causes and treatment

Written on 29 May 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Do you sometimes experience periods of stress, in which you also suffer headaches? Does your neck sometimes tighten up to such an extent that you get a headache because of the tension? That your headache starts in your neck? Then it can be so that you experience muscular tension headache. Muscular t...
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Relaxation exercises: how can they help?

Written on 5 May 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Relaxation exercises can help you with many things. They can namely relax both your body and your mind. Relaxation exercises can help you when you have physical issues. It can namely be so that you suffer from muscular tension. Relaxation exercises can help you in that case to relax your body, meani...
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