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Lifestyle & Health Habits of People with OCD: Lack of Exercise, Poor Diets, Bad Sleep (2024 Study)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is more than a mental health issue; it’s a condition that can influence the physical health and lifestyle habits of those it affects. A recent international survey shed light on the intricate relationship between OCD and various health-related issues, highlighting the importance of addressing lifestyle habits alongside mental health treatment. By exploring …

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Exercise (Physical Activity) Linked to Lower Depression Risk in College Students (2024 Study)

In a comprehensive study conducted within Shanghai’s Songjiang University Town, researchers embarked on an ambitious project to unravel the complexities of depressive symptoms among college students and to dissect the interplay between these symptoms and physical activity levels. Their meticulous approach utilized a blend of diagnostic tools and questionnaires to categorize depressive symptoms and measure …

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Optimal Dose of Exercise for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in Aging Adults (2024 Study)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), a prevalent condition among older adults, may be significantly influenced by physical activity levels. Recent research from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) provides groundbreaking insights into how even minimal physical activity can reduce the risk of GAD. Highlights: Minimal Dose for Maximum Benefit: Even low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical …

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