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Does Nicotine Trigger a Relaxation Response?

If I read this article correctly it indicates nicotine triggers a relaxation response in rabbits. Do we know whether a similar response is triggered in humans? Is this relaxation response the same ...
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For reducing stress and improving health, is it better to spread out vacation days or take them contiguously? [closed]

Possible examples of using the vacation days include: Spreading them out evenly to make your off days evenly spread out including weekends, statutory holidays, etc. For example, scheduling to take ...
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Holding breath and releasing it?

I have recently found myself repeating a behavior that, while not concerning, is curious. I find that when laying down, either going to sleep or resting deeply, I will feel a physical compulsion to ...
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Addiction to thinking hard [closed]

According to Wikipedia, Behavioral addiction is a form of addiction that involves a compulsion to engage in a rewarding non-drug-related behavior despite any negative consequences to the person's ...
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Can health be improved by viewing pictures or videos of nature on the computer?

This Is Your Brain on Nature, Story by Florence Williams, January 2016 ed. National Geographic Magazine (published online 2015/12/8) Measurements of stress hormones, respiration, heart rate, ...