Articles relating to 'stress'

The real reason your pain is getting worse

The real reason you’re experiencing painLiving with pain can really impact your life. Normal, everyday activities can seem impossible, and over-the-counter pain-relievers only seem to offer a temporary fix.

But new research has discovered what’s making your pain even worse. There is one significant factor standing between you and your ability to live a pain-free life. In fact, no matter how many remedies … Read More

Fight off this common illness with this simple trick

stress, cold, stressA daily dose of vitamin C and regular handwashing are both good methods to boost our immune system. Those simple and effective ways to keep us healthy are important, especially during cold and flu season when we need extra help to fight the spread of illness.

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh may have uncovered the simplest … Read More

If you’re stressed a lot, could be you’re not getting enough of this…

stress, sleepToday, life stress and the general hubbub of modern society can keep us up at night. And for caffeine-fuelled North Americans – with smartphones and tablets at their bedsides – sleeping may even be seen as a waste of time, to the extent that sleep deprivation has become the norm, rather than the exception.

Even though we’re not … Read More

When your pain gets really bad…

pain, stressPain can ruin your days and make the nights long and unbearable. It’s said persistent pain is a “silent epidemic.” Some even call it an “invisible disability.”

It can affect every aspect of your life, from time with your family, your hobbies and social life, day in and day out.

Suffering in silence? You aren’t alone

The most … Read More

Chewing gum and other easy fixes for digestion

digestion, stressSluggish digestion might not be regular conversation around the dinner table, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t annoying, uncomfortable and downright troublesome.

I hear it all too often. Digestive complaints are very common and there are so many ways poor digestion can present itself. Symptoms like bloating, constipation, diarrhea, nausea and hives could all indicate your system … Read More

New research says do this to get a good night’s sleep

insomnia, sleep, stressDid you know that how you cope with life stress and the general hubbub of modern society may increase your risk for insomnia?

I’ve found myself snacking at night more often than usual, and not on the right foods. Even when you know better, you can slip up and compromise your sleep in the process.

New research by … Read More

When marriage is best for your health

men's health, stress, men's health, stressLove and marriage go together like a horse and carriage – but some proactive health advice doesn’t hurt either.

As it turns out, men who tie the knot at a younger age tend to be healthier than their unmarried peers, according to a new study. And the reason for that good health while married has everything to do … Read More

Why yawning is more important than you think

brain, stressYou yawn when you are tired. Sometimes a yawn might sneak in when you are bored, or because you have just seen someone else do it.

But maybe the question of “why” never really occurred to you.

However, if your inquiring mind ever wanted to know why this involuntary reflex seems to happen at the most awkward times, … Read More

Best Fix For Allergies This Season…

178491062Itchy eyes and runny nose got you down?

For some, the arrival of spring (belated, though it’s been this year) is met with dread because all those blooming buds and leaves means one thing: Allergy season is here.

The trick is not to let stress get the better of you and your nasal passages. A new study has … Read More

If You Suffer From Headaches, Stress To Blame

184631525Headaches are headaches right? Wrong, not all headaches are alike. That pain in your head can fall into three different categories: Cluster headaches, migraine headaches or tension-type headaches. It’s important to I.D. your headache for best pain relief and prevention.

If you’re stressed out these days, you’re not alone. Tension or stress headaches are the most common kind of headache … Read More

Doctors Report This Simple Cost-Free Practice Is The Best Way to Reduce Stress

78055839Every day, we’re exposed to a certain amount of stress.  Stress can be caused by virtually anything, including family, friends, work, financial worries, among others.  While everyone experiences stress to a certain degree, how you are able to cope with this stress can have a huge impact on your health. In order to maintain good health, you need … Read More

Plan Your Retirement with Your Spouse

121197844As time progresses and individuals become older, one of the most pressing questions is, “How are we going to plan for the future?”  Baby Boomers are now beginning to experience the difficult transition between working and retirement, a struggle revealed in a new study conducted by the University of Missouri. Although this may seem difficult for some married … Read More

Your Emotions Influence the Spread of Cancer

154263430With extensive research on the link between emotions and cancer, extended psychological stress has been found to affect not only a person’s mental health, but also their overall ability to fight off illness and cancer.  The long-understood stress-cancer link has been further solidified by a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. According to the … Read More

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