Linking PTSD & Autoimmune Diseases in Military Personnel

Research Paper Title Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of selected autoimmune diseases among US military personnel. Background Increasing evidence suggests a link between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and physical health. Stress disorders may lead to impairment of the immune system and subsequent autoimmune disease. This study investigated the association between PTSD and risk of selected… Read More

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Reviewing Occupational Therapy for Military Personnel & Veterans

Research Paper Title Occupational therapy for military personnel and military veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder: A scoping review. Background As the rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among military personnel and military veterans continues to rise, occupational therapists are increasingly concerned with the impact of this disorder on health, occupational performance, and quality of life.… Read More

Is Mindfulness Training Useful for Military Personnel with Chronic Pain?

Research Paper Title Adapting Mindfulness Training for Military Service Members With Chronic Pain. Background Rates of chronic pain in military personnel are disproportionately high. Chronic pain is often associated with mental health and substance use disorders as comorbid conditions, making treatment of chronic pain complex. Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) are a promising behavioural approach to managing… Read More

Linking Stress, Emotional Eating & Soldiers

Research Paper Title Body weight status, perceived stress, and emotional eating among US Army Soldiers: A mediator model. Background In civilians, overweight and obesity are associated with emotional eating behaviours such as eating in response to stress, but this association has not been examined in Soldiers, a population with unique stressors. This cross-sectional study examined… Read More

How Does Adding Sauna Sessions to your Fitness Routine Make You Healthier?

Living life in a fit and healthy body is the aspiration of many people. For so long, saunas have been known to help people trying to maintain their health. What some people may not be aware of, however, is that getting sauna sessions along with their regular fitness routine can have many health benefits. Fitness… Read More

Psychological Problems: Are They Associated with Military Service Later in Life or a Feature of Ageing?

There may be ongoing psychological problems associated with military service later in life; yet as the elderly in the general population also suffer from mental health problems, whether such issues can be attributed to military service or are a feature of ageing remains unclear. Read More

Army-approved Muscle Building Tips You Should Check Out

Working out is likely one of the very best things you can ever do for your body. If you add some cardio to this mix, good fitness will be your state in perpetuity. There is not much you can do wrong if a good workout is the backbone of your very existence. For most of… Read More