Having a Happier Marriage

Having a Happier Marriage

Improving Mood and Outlook

29.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease - Numerous studies have found a strong connection between deeply held religious beliefs and less likelihood and incidence of depression. For example, a study of more than 600 middle-age and older adults, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, examined how … Continue reading Improving Mood and Outlook

Reducing Stress in Fibromyalgia Patients

28.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine - Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition associated with stress and marked by pain in joints, muscles, and tendons, severe fatigue, and an inability to get a good night's rest. Malfunction of the fight-or-flight hormone cortisol, which enables us to deal with stress in … Continue reading Reducing Stress in Fibromyalgia Patients

Shortening Hospital Stays for Heart Surgery, Healings for COVID-19 Patients

27.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Health Psychology , Samaritan's Purse - People with stronger religious and/or spiritual beliefs who had heart surgery and sick of coronavirus had fewer complications and, as a result, shorter hospital stays, and most got healed after treating them with therapy medicine and effective and powerful prayer. Spiritually: The Bible … Continue reading Shortening Hospital Stays for Heart Surgery, Healings for COVID-19 Patients

Protecting Against Age-Related Mental Decline

26.   Health Benefits of Prayer   Source: The Journals of Gerontology Series - Researchers at Yale University School of Medicine studied more than 2,000 people over age 65 and found that those who attended religious services and/or fellowships were less likely  to lose their mental  faculties in the following few years. Religious people and/or spiritual … Continue reading Protecting Against Age-Related Mental Decline

Protecting Teens Against Meningitis

25.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: British Medical Journal - Researchers at the University of London in England examined nearly 300 patients between the ages of 15 and 19 and found that attending religious services and/or fellowships was associated with approximately 90 (%) percent less likelihood of meningitis (inflammation of the membranes of the brain and … Continue reading Protecting Teens Against Meningitis

Lowering Blood Pressure

24.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: International Journal of of Psychiatry Medicine - Researchers at Duke University tracked nearly 4,000 people age 65 and older and found 40 percent less risk of elevated blood pressure among those who prayed or studied the Bible daily and attended religious services and/or fellowships at least once a week. … Continue reading Lowering Blood Pressure

Lowering Kids’ Anxiety Before Surgery

23.   Health Benefits of Prayer Source: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care - A test group of 120 children ages 5 to 12 were tested while they were waiting to receive anesthesia for surgery. Those children whose mothers were religious were less anxious. Spiritually: The Bible New Living Translation (NLT) - Philippians 4:6 stated, "Don’t worry about … Continue reading Lowering Kids’ Anxiety Before Surgery