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Is There a Link Between Alcohol Consumption and Physical Activity?

Posted on September 20, 2014 in Alcohol and Drug News

Is There a Link Between Alcohol Consumption and Physical Activity?

Physical activity is the general term for any activity that involves body movement and increases the body’s rate of energy usage. Some activities result in relatively minor or moderate increases in energy usage, while others result in relatively high increases. According to the results of a study published in January 2014 in the journal Alcohol, people who participate in moderate levels of physical activity have an increased tendency to consume alcohol. This tendency appears to be largely connected to a personality trait called impulsiveness or impulsivity.

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Teenage girls exercising

Posted on February 26, 2014 in Teen Depression

What Is The Link Between Teen Depression and Physical Health?

People are more than their physical body. Inside each person resides an intangible, mental personality. The dualistic nature of humans is a key concept since people are a dynamic interplay of their inner and outer being with the mind affecting the body and vice versa. How we feel mentally can impact our health and our physical health can aid or harm our emotional/mental wellness. According to a Canadian study, damage to a teen’s emotional well-being can affect his or her physical health for years to come.

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