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Qigong Practice and Blood Biochemical Parameters

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Psychoneuroimmunology Researchers in Spain studied the effects of Qigong practice on blood biochemical variables (Vera et al., 2007). A total of 29 healthy subjects were involved in the study. Sixteen people … Continue reading

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Cytokines, Depression, and Psychoneuroimmunology

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Psychoneuroimmunology Cytokines such as interferon (IFN)-alpha may cause dopamine depletion and affect the pathways of monoamine metabolism. Their alterations may result in behavioral changes including depression, psychomotor slowing, and fatigue (Miller, … Continue reading

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Stress, Depression, and Serum Enzyme Activities

Depression has been associated with the activities of many enzymes, including the serum creatine kinase (CK) and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) (Kato et al., 2014). Such changes may occur even in healthy people under stress with certain depressive symptoms. In a … Continue reading

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