Tag Archives: Stress
The presidential election is causing Americans mounds of stress, according to new survey results. Lynn Bufka, associate executive director for practice research and policy at the American Psychological Association (APA), explained, “We’re seeing that it doesn’t matter whether you’re registered… Read More
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) management can be accomplished with relaxation exercises and techniques. As stress and anxiety are known triggers to IBS flare-ups, controlling the syndrome can then be possible by reducing the stressors.
When we are stressed, our body… Read More
Yoga is hailed for its many health benefits, such as stress reduction and joint pain relief, but we bet you didn’t know that there are certain yoga poses that can help with your digestive problems, including constipation.
Constipation can happen… Read More
Everyone knows eating a healthy diet is good for our bodies, but women who are stressed may not reap the nutritional benefits of eating well. The study found that stressful events from the previous day may negate health benefits of… Read More
The title of this week’s piece may throw you off a bit as you may be thinking to yourself, “You can’t possibly avoid stress!” For the most part, you aren’t that wrong. Stress is, essentially, an inevitable part… Read More
Researchers found that there is a link between high blood pressure and our immune system.
Lead author of the study, Paul Marvar, a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University School of Medicine, says: “Chronic stress has long been known to… Read More
We all get stressed from time to time, and a little bit of stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But when you’re stressed day in and day out, all that extra cortisol can take a negative toll on your body.… Read More
If you’re stressed out these days, you’re not alone. Tension or stress headaches are the most common kind of headache which Americans suffer from. Close to 90 percent of women and approximately 70 percent of men suffer from the aches… Read More
Stroke risk may increase with caring for a sick spouse or experiencing violence. In a study, spouse caregivers that were stressed had a 95 percent higher risk of stroke compared to matched controls.
Lead author, Sindhu Lakkur, said, “Stroke is… Read More
We encounter stress on a daily basis, when we are stuck in traffic or waiting in the long lineup at the grocery store, for example. Stress can vary greatly from mild to severe and chronic. Numerous studies have shown the… Read More
Maybe this occurs when you’re watching TV, or maybe you notice it more when you’re driving… Whenever it happens, at some point of your life you have felt your eye twitch. Eye twitching – known as myokymia – is a… Read More
Did 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… Read More
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