Tag: Stress

Stress During Pregnancy Linked To Lower Sperm Count In Male Children

It's possible that mothers actually play a significant part in their adult son's fertility problems. New research revealed that women's stressful experiences during early gestation are associated with lower sperm quality and testosterone concentrations in adult male children.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 31, 2019

Burnout Is Now A Legitimate Medical Condition: WHO

A good chunk of employees feel burnout from work and now, WHO is recognizing it as a real medical condition. Burnout is included in the latest version of the International Classification of Diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 28, 2019

New Home-Testing Kit Measures Stress Levels In Sweat And Blood

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have created a new diagnostic that can measure just how stressed out a person is. The simple test was specially designed so that people can do it even in the comfort of their home.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 27, 2019

Comfort Food Can Jeopardize Your Weight Loss Efforts

A new study from Australia showed that there is a clear link between stress, obesity, and neurons in the brain. Experts also discourage indulging in comfort food when feeling stressed as it could lead to instant weight gain.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2019

Gallup Survey Reveals Most Stressed People In The World

Americans are among the most stressed people in the world, the annual Gallup Global Emotions report revealed. Researchers believe a number of factors have contributed to this stress.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2019

High Stress Can Lead To Heart Attacks: 5 Simple Ways To Manage And Reduce Stress Levels

A new Swedish study found that stress and even anticipating stress can increase the risks of heart-related diseases. Suggested techniques on managing stress include eating healthy, exercising regularly, and meditating.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 15, 2019

Study Identifies Quick And Easy Way To Sharply Reduce Stress Levels

A study found that taking a 20-minute walk in a park or a garden could significantly lower a person's cortisol levels. Scientists hope that the findings will lead to healthcare practitioners to start prescribing the so-called 'nature pills.'

Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2019

Child Psychiatrist Classified Children According To Personality As Either 'Orchids' Or 'Dandelions'

A child development expert grouped children in either dandelion or orchid based on how they respond to stressors. He revealed that dandelions are unfazed by their surroundings but orchids are a little more sensitive to their environment.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 6, 2019

Holidays More Challenging For People Struggling With Mental Illness

A survey by NAMI found that the holiday season worsen the condition of 64 percent of people living with mental illness. Called the 'holiday blues,' the condition can lead to clinical anxiety or depression.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 25, 2018

Loneliness More Prevalent Among People In Their late-20s, Mid-50s, And Late-80s

It has been established that more and more adults have moderate to severe loneliness. However, a new study specified those in the late 20s, mid-50s, and late 80s to be the most attacked by feeling of 'subjective distress.'

Healthy Living/Wellness December 18, 2018

Stress Hormone Linked To Brain Shrinkage And Poorer Memory: Study

How badly can stress affect the brain? A new study found that higher levels of stress hormones in the brain may lead to poorer memory and brain shrinkage.

Neuroscience October 26, 2018

Study Confirms Lavender Can Help People Relax

A new study identified the chemical that makes the smell of lavender calming. The researchers hope that their findings will pave the way for the use of lavender as treatment for anxiety.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 24, 2018

Meditation Changes The Brain In Different Ways In Veterans And Beginners

Researchers found that mindfulness meditation alters neural networks in long-time practitioners and new meditators differently. As one meditates more, the part of the brain that regulates emotions becomes more automatic.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 25, 2018

Parents Who Suffered Severe Trauma Throughout Childhood More Likely To Have Behavioral Problems With Children

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of California showed that parents who suffered from a traumatic childhood may have mental health problems in their adulthood. The children of these parents are also at risk of having behavioral problems.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2018

Just Thinking About Stress In The Morning Could Lower Cognitive Capacity Throughout The Day

Waking up in the morning anticipating stress could affect how a person learns and retains memory throughout the day. A new study further investigates the use of wearable devices to analyze how stress affects the body and behavior.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2018

Working 45 Hours Per Week Can Increase Women's Diabetes Risk: How To Prevent This Lifestyle Disease

Women who work at least 45 hours per week have a 63 percent increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Here are ways hardworking individuals can lower their risk for this lifestyle disease.

Public Health July 4, 2018

'Vacation Bliss' Disappears Faster For Americans Who Are 'Stressed-Out' Workers

A survey found that many Americans who work full-time or part-time still feel stressed out after returning from vacation. The study also notes that at least 55 percent of the participants felt more motivated following their vacation.

Public Health July 2, 2018

Autoimmune Disorder Patients More Likely To Have Psychosis

UK researchers found the strongest evidence to date that links autoimmune disorders with psychosis. Their study was based on a meta-analysis of 30 studies based on data from over 25 million people worldwide.

July 2, 2018

Intense Stress And Autoimmune Diseases: Trauma May Raise Risk Of Immune System Disorders

Trauma may increase a person's risk of developing autoimmune diseases by 36 percent. People who experienced severe emotional reaction as a result of stress can reduce their risk of developing immune system disorders. Here’s how.

Public Health June 20, 2018

Anti-Stress Vaccine Could Soon Make Brains Resilient To Depression

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder said that immunization for stress might be on the horizon. The team created a possible vaccine from natural bacteria that could buffer the negative effects of stress on the brain.

Medicine June 9, 2018

Overwhelming Stress In Britain Makes A Third Of Population Feel Suicidal

Stress due to long-term diseases such as cancer, as well as socio-economic factors including poor work-life balance and debt, rank as major triggers of chronic stress. Suicidal thoughts and self-harm were prevalent in almost one-third of the surveyed population.

Public Health May 14, 2018

Exposure To Pets And Outdoors Is Healthier For Your Mental Health, A New Study Suggests

A new study has shown that people who grew up without pets are more likely to suffer from stress in adulthood. The study was conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

University Library Has 'Cry Closet' For Stressed Out Students

The University of Utah has a 'cry closet' for students who might want to let all the stress out. Some find the closet detrimental to growth, but there are actual physical benefits to crying.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2018

Eating Dark Chocolate Has Powerful Health Benefits, Including Memory Improvement And Immunity Boost

A new study has found that the consumption of dark chocolate can help boost a person's memory. The study further said that it can make immunity levels increase and stress levels decrease.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2018

New Study Says That Cannabis Could Be Used To Treat Stress And Anxiety

A research team at Washington State University conducted a study to find whether several doses of cannabis could reduce anxiety and depression. The strains that were used for the study were tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

Why You Should Consider Adding Cannabis To Your Beauty And Wellness Routine On 4/20

Cannabinoids that include CBD and THC feature anti-inflammatory properties that can help resolve skin conditions and relieve pain. One woman explained that the plant helped clear up her Rosacea.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2018

Top 5 Ways To Prevent A Stress-Induced Urinary Tract Infection

An individual can end up with a urinary tract infection in several different ways, one of which is stress. Here are 5 ways to prevent stress-induced urinary tract infection.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2018

Temporary Breaks From Facebook, Not Full-On Quitting, Might Be Better For Your Health

A study claims that it’s better to take breaks from social media than quitting entirely. Quitting Facebook, as it turns out, only makes you want to use it days after being away from the service.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2018

Stress Is Contagious, Findings Of Mice Study Reveal

Stress has been recently found to be transmittable and its effects are destructive to people on the receiving end. In the long term, it results in severe mental illnesses in both the source and the other person.

Neuroscience March 10, 2018

Stressed Out? TouchPoints Wearable Device Helps Relieve Stress In Less Than 30 Seconds

Feeling stressed out from school, work, or family life? This wearable device promises to help relieve anxiety, ADHD, autism, and stress among men and women. Here's everything you need to know.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2018

Broken Heart Syndrome Is Real And It Can Be Fatal If Not Treated Right Away

The broken heart syndrome is real after all. Experts say physical and emotional stress, and the death of a loved one often causes this condition known as Takasubo Cardiomyopathy.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 12, 2018

Smelling Your Partner’s Scent May Help Reduce Stress: Study

If women are feeling stressed out, then a smell from their romantic partner's clothing can help them lower their stress levels, a new study found. A smell of a stranger's clothing, however, has an opposite effect.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2018

Stress Can Cause Us To Make Risky Decisions: MIT Study

Researchers from MIT found that chronic stress largely influences cost-benefit situations. Chronically stressed mice were more likely to choose high-risk, high-cost options than non-stressed mice.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 19, 2017

Watching A Hockey Game Can Stress Your Heart Out

Heart rates of hockey spectators almost double during peak moments of the game. At-risk sports fans must be wary of their heart rates so as to avoid adverse cardiovascular events.

Public Health October 6, 2017

Alabama, Louisiana, And Mississippi Top The List Of 'Most Stressed' States

A research ranked the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia on the basis of stress levels among residents in each area. Alabama is the most stressed state in the country, whereas Minnesota residents are the least stressed.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017

Marathon Running Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury, Says New Yale Study

Marathon running can have tons of health benefits, but it has some downsides, too. A new study from Yale University says a temporary kidney injury could be one of them.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Rookie Physicians Allowed To Work 28-Hour Shifts Under New Rules

Rookie physicians are allowed to work for as long as 28 hours under the new rules released by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The revised rules have sparked renewed concern over the safety of physicians and patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2017

Birdwatching Near Your Home Offers Mental Health Benefits, Says Study

Researchers have found that watching birds near your home can be good for your mental health. Results were consistent whether subjects lived in urban or suburban neighborhoods.

Public Health February 27, 2017

5 Reasons Why Reading A Book Every Day Is Good For You, According To Science

Through the years, researchers have compiled countless reasons why reading a book is good for your health and wellness. Here are five research-based benefits to begin with.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

Politics Causes Major Spike In Stress Among Americans: Study

According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, both Democrats and Republicans are stressed out over politics in the country. They reported anxiety over politics and where the nation is heading to.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Are Married People Healthier? New Study Says Yes

A new study has found that married ones maintained lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol than unmarried people. Marriage may serve as a defense against psychological stress, findings reveal.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017

Bad Dog! Research Shows Dogs Mirror Owner's Traits

Bad dog? Research has shown that the dog and its owner could mirror each other's traits, which means that canine with neurotic tendencies are likely to behave according to what they see in their owners.

Animals February 15, 2017

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Slash Stress, Anxiety Disorder

Working with 89 patients of anxiety disorder, researchers have found that those who took mindfulness meditation training sharply reduced their stress hormone and inflammatory responses to stressful situations. This emerges as another evidence of the benefits of meditation training on different conditions.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 25, 2017

Brain Scans Reveal How Stress Raises Heart Attack Risk

How does stress raise risk for cardiovascular events? Brain scans reveal that activities in the amygdala can help predict a person's likelihood of suffering from heart attack or stroke.

Neuroscience January 12, 2017

How To Fight Holiday Stress, Depression Or The Winter Blues

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the bluest and most stressful. Find out why the holidays that bring so much joy to others can trigger stress and deep sadness in some, and how to overcome the holiday blues.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2016

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