Tag Archives: stress

Martial arts reduces stress in children

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This exploratory study examined the impact of Heroes Circle, a martial arts-based curriculum on stress, emotional, and behavioral problems in elementary school children. While students completed classroom surveys at baseline, post-curriculum surveys were collected from teachers, students, and parents/guardians two and five months after COVID-19-related school shutdowns. Satisfaction with the …

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Acupuncture reduces stress in pregnant women

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Objective: To analyze the effects of acupuncture in the treatment of perceived stress in pregnant women. Method: A before-after intervention study, carried out in a primary health unit in Fortaleza-Ceará, with 56 pregnant women. The pregnant women underwent six acupuncture sessions, with two 30-minute sessions per week. Before the first session, an …

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The Chinese herbal formula Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan relieves stress related depression

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Background: The pathogenesis of depression remains largely unknown. Accumulating evidence demonstrates the existence of a complex relationship between gut microbiome composition and brain functions. Jia Wei Xiao Yao San is considered a potential antidepressant. However, the pharmacological mechanisms of Jia Wei Xiao Yao San have not yet been clarified. Purpose: This study …

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Auricular acupuncture reduces stress and burnout in healthcare workers

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Background: Health care workers face occupational stressors that may lead to burnout and secondary traumatic stress. Strategies to mitigate the negative psychological impact on frontline workers are urgently needed. Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of auricular acupuncture or acupressure, as compared with ear massage, on anxiety, …

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Electroacupuncture reduces stress

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We used an established preclinical social defeat stress mouse model to study whether EA treatment modulates PTSD-like symptoms and understand its underlying mechanisms. To this end, male C57BL/6 mice were subjected to repeated social defeat stress (RSDS) for 6 consecutive days to induce symptoms of PTSD and treated with EA …

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