Category Archives: Human Behavior: Fatigue

For rheumatoid arthritis patients, exercise improves sleep quality, fatigue

J Rheumatol. 2014 Aug 15. pii: jrheum.131282. [Epub ahead of print] The Effect of Exercise on Sleep and Fatigue in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Randomized Controlled Study. Durcan L, Wilson F, Cunnane G. Author information From the Department of Rheumatology, St. … Continue reading

Posted in Arthritis: Rheumatoid, Exercise: Benefits, Human Behavior: Fatigue, Sleep | Leave a comment

Obesity linked to low endurance, increased fatigue in the workplace: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — U.S. workplaces may need to consider innovative methods to prevent fatigue from developing in employees who are obese. Based on results from a new study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH), workers … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Fatigue, Obesity, Workplace Issues | Leave a comment

Time pressure and modern life: a new book

Overwhelmed is a book about time pressure and modern life. It is a deeply reported and researched, honest and often hilarious journey from feeling that, as one character in the book said, time is like a “rabid lunatic” running naked … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Burnout, Human Behavior: Fatigue, Human Behavior: Leisure Time, Human Behavior: Stress | Comments Off

Blue light may fight fatigue around the clock

Boston, MA- Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have found that exposure to short wavelength, or blue light, during the biological day directly and immediately improves alertness and performance. These findings are published in the February issue of Sleep. … Continue reading

Posted in Blue Light, Circadian Rhythms, Human Behavior: Fatigue, Sleep | Comments Off

Yoga can lower fatigue, inflammation in breast cancer survivors

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to new research. The more the women in the study practiced yoga, the better their results. At the … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer: Breast, Fitness: Yoga, Human Behavior: Fatigue, Inflammation | Comments Off

2 sleep strategies for cancer patients

Newswise — PHILADELPHIA – Cancer patients who are struggling with sleep troubles, due in part to pain or side effects of treatment, can count on two behavioral interventions for relief – cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and mindfulness-based stress … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Fatigue, Sleep | Comments Off

Chronic fatigue syndrome in the young

Newswise — CHICAGO — The prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome in children and the significant impairment it causes to their physical functioning, school attendance and performance, and extracurricular activities, are at the root of a new Chicago-based study led by … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Human Behavior: Fatigue | Comments Off

Small changes can help health service staff avoid burnout

A survey of nurses working with older adults across three National Health Service trusts in England explored how perceptions of the workplace affect nurse wellbeing. Standardised validated measures were used to assess burnout, perceived organisational support and organisational culture. Significant … Continue reading

Posted in Caregivers, Human Behavior: Fatigue | Comments Off

Relaxing lunch breaks lead to less fatigue

Toronto — “We found that a critical element was having the freedom to choose whether to do it or not,” says John Trougakos, , who is an associate professor in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough, … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Fatigue, Workplace Issues | Comments Off

Inflammatory bowel disease and fatigue: new study

Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2013;2013:153818. doi: 10.1155/2013/153818. Epub 2013 Sep 1. How fatigue is experienced and handled by female outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease. Beck A, Bager P, Jensen PE, Dahlerup JF. Source: Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Aarhus University Hospital, … Continue reading

Posted in Gastroenterology: IBD, Human Behavior: Fatigue | Comments Off

Yearning for a rural farm, mountain cabin, or tree house?

From weekend homes to get-away cabins in the mountains, by the sea, or in the woods, this architecture embodies our longing for lounging in nature. For the first time in the history of humankind, more people live in cities than … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior, Human Behavior: Calm, Human Behavior: Conflict, Human Behavior: Fatigue | Comments Off

How are middle-aged women affected by burnout?

Emotional exhaustion and physical and cognitive fatigue are signs of burnout, often caused by prolonged exposure to stress. Burnout can cause negative health effects including poor sleep, depression, anxiety, and cardiovascular and immune disorders. The findings of a 9-year study … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior: Burnout, Human Behavior: Decision Making, Human Behavior: Fatigue, Human Behavior: Stress, Human Behavior: Work Ethic | Comments Off

Poll of psychologists cites emotions as top obstacle to successful weight loss

WASHINGTON – When it comes to losing weight, a popular New Year’s resolution for many, people often focus on eating less and exercising more. But results of a new survey of psychologists suggest dieters should pay attention to the role … Continue reading

Posted in Human Behavior, Human Behavior: Anger, Human Behavior: Anxiety, Human Behavior: Emotional Maturity, Human Behavior: Fatigue, Human Behavior: Grief, Human Behavior: Habits, Human Behavior: Impulse, Human Behavior: Loneliness, Human Behavior: Love, Human Behavior: Motivation, Human Behavior: Panic Attacks, Human Behavior: Phobias, Human Behavior: Sadness, Human Behavior: Self Esteem, Human Behavior: Self Talk, Human Behavior: Stress, Human Behavior: Willpower | Comments Off