Stress! Don’t Let It Make You Sick

New research reveals the links between stress and disease… “We are just beginning to understand the ways that stress influences a wide range of diseases of aging, including heart disease, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and certain types of disability, even early death,” says Sheldon Cohen, a professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh who has been at the forefront of stress research for 30 years…

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Social Stress Tied to Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women

May be overlooked in evaluation of bone health, expert says…

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How Stress Affects Your Health

National wellness authority, Joe Piscatella provides three pieces of advice to help manage your stress…

 

10 Health Problems Related to Stress That You Can Fix

Studies have found many health problems related to stress. Stress seems to worsen or increase the risk of conditions like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, depression, gastrointestinal problems, and asthma. Before you get too stressed out about being stressed out, there is some good news…

Following some simple stress relief tips could both lower your stress and lower your health risks…

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The Effects of Stress on Your Body

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences. Everyone expresses stress from time to time. Anything from everyday responsibilities like work and family to serious life events such as a new diagnosis, war, or the death of a loved one can trigger stress. For immediate, short-term situations, stress can be beneficial to your health. It can help you cope with potentially serious situations. Your body responds to stress by releasing hormones that increase your heart and breathing rates and ready your muscles to respond…

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Common Effects of Stress

Indeed, stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts and feelings, and your behavior. Being able to recognize common stress symptoms can help you manage them. Stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes…

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How to Reduce Stress

Stress and anxiety are common experiences for most people. In fact, 70% of adults in the US say they feel stress or anxiety daily.

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do to combat stress. It might seem contradictory, but putting physical stress on your body through exercise can help relieve mental stress…

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Clearing the Way for Healing

In spiritual activities, like artistic or adventurous ones, how much a man gains from an experience depends on his ability to be vulnerable.

There are so many ways of accessing mindfulness—like quiet reflection, but also through activities like painting, rock-walking, and the smudging one of our patients performed…

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Mindfulness and Meditation

With mindfulness, life’s in the moment

Those who learn its techniques often say they feel less stress, think clearer…

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