Category Archives: Health Psychology

Applying psychological theories and methods in order to understand those factors which help people to remain healthy, cope with their illnesses or recover from them.

How Compression Sleeves Can Physically and Mentally Prepare You For Your Fitness Goals

Exercise and Mental Health

The health and fitness industry has continued to develop innovations that aid people in achieving their body goals. One example is compression clothing, such as tights and sleeves, which provide physical and mental benefits for both professional athletes and regular gym-goers. Continue reading

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How CBD Can Be Used As An Alternative to Addictive Pharmaceuticals

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According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the most common addictive drugs include cannabis, synthetic cannabinoids or “fake weed,” prescription drugs like opioids and stimulants, and over-the-counter drugs, such as cough syrups and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs. Drug addiction may result from misusing or overdosing on prescription or over-the-counter drugs.  Continue reading

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Reducing Stress in Your Day To Day Life with CBD Lozenges

Benefits of CBD Lozenges

Taking CBD lozenges is a fun, convenient, and discreet way to enjoy the relaxing effects of cannabidiol, an active cannabinoid or cannabis compound without the psychoactive effects or “high.” CBD lozenges gradually dissolve in your mouth, and it’s usually used to soothe and lubricate the throat and suppress a cough.  Continue reading

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Do The Best CBD Products For Anxiety Really Work?

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Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses that affect over 284 million people worldwide. Although a mental illness, anxiety can adversely affect your bodily functions and even deteriorate the quality of your life. Experiencing breathing problems, severe irritability, loss of libido, and muscle pains are usually caused by chronic anxiety. Continue reading

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Is Your Erectile Dysfunction Psychological?

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Erectile dysfunction is the difficulty or inability to get an erection. Many men experience ED at some stage in their lives, and it can often be due to stress. However, frequent impotence may be a sign of an underlying problem that needs to be addressed and treated. Most often, ED can be a sign of emotional or psychological issues that require professional attention. Continue reading

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The Psychological Impact of Having An Accident At Work

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Workplace accidents may or may not have long-term physical effects. But while bruises and cuts generally get all the attention, the psychological impact of an accident is often overlooked. For example, an employee who sustains an eye injury at work may seek compensation from his company. However, the eye injury compensation he receives may not account for the psychological challenges he may experience long after his physical injuries heal. Although his vision may be intact, his confidence, social life, and relationships may be affected.

Accidents at work may also contribute to the development of certain mental health issues. Consider these three mental health conditions below: Continue reading

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