Feeling stressed? When left unmanaged, stress can lead to heart disease, insomnia, and premature aging. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States; nearly 70 million Americans currently suffer from hypertension, which is the leading risk for heart disease. Similarly, 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia, which can ultimately lead to a long list of health problems, including early signs of aging.
The modern age has brought …Read more
When something poses a threat to our well-being it is considered stress. Some levels of anxiety get us going in a positive direction and are good for us, but when the stress hurts both our mental and physical health of course it is not good for us. One of the biggest problems is that stressors are not always obvious. Women can have a number of hidden stressors that can threaten their well-being.
Job loss, a death …Read more
There have been countless facts and figures relating to the male vs. female battle as a whole. And while it varies from country to country, there is one pretty well known truth. Women seem to win when it comes to the longevity battle, having a life expectancy that is considerably longer than their male counterparts – there is one question that doesn’t come up quite as often.
How well do women handle the aging process as opposed to men? And …Read more
There tends to be somewhat of a scary association when it comes to any kind of therapy that involves electricity or electric volts. When you think of the area of depression or anxiety associated with electricity, the mental image you get could really be a disturbing one to boot. The image appears in many Hollywood movies, of people strapped to giant machines while shocks are sent through their body, in some cases causing damage, and at the very least being …Read more