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Burnout linked with irregular heartbeat

Feeling excessively tired, devoid of energy, demoralised, and irritable? You may have burnout, a syndrome associated with a potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbance. That’s the conclusion of a large study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology.

How coworkers impact the value of your skills

Skills of coworkers may matter as much as a worker's own skills in achieving higher income

Helping patients prep mind and body for surgery pays off

An inexpensive program to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research involving hundreds of patients in 21 hospitals across Michigan.
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Treating anxious clients: What RMTs should be aware of

So many of my massage clients suffer from anxiety that I ask about it on intake. Being a very direct person, if I see any medications for anxiety or if “mental illness” is checked on the health history, I ask, and I don’t find that people try to hide it, even with the stigma that is sometimes found. I usually mention that I like to ask since many people have it – plus it helps guide me to check certain muscles (intercostals, scalenes). I find it an important piece of the client health puzzle, as these issues usually affect the muscles of inspiration due to the increased rate of breathing and can affect the efficacy of treatment. If the client is anxious, they will not relax. » Learn more