Category Archives: Stress


Stress Related Abdominal Fat: When Diet and Exercise Fails

Stress Related Abdominal Fat: When Diet and Exercise Fails

Many women and men may have noticed that no matter how skinny they are, and no matter how much they diet, at some time or the other, their tummy just seems to get bigger. Nothing seems to help, not even exercise. The truth of the matter is, you may have stress related abdominal fat. Belly […]

Trees Provide Remarkable Nature Therapy

Trees Provide Remarkable Nature Therapy

As we examine how to better take care of ourselves and health, there are numerous different options available to all of us. To pick what is the best or most effective can be a bit difficult as there are several variables involved in most health and lifestyle choices. What makes nature therapy a wonderful solution […]

Understanding the Benefits of Relaxing Environmental Sounds

Understanding the Benefits of Relaxing Environmental Sounds

The sounds of nature tend to be lost in our modern lives. It seems as though all we do is drive around and travel from place to place, thinking of nothing but our responsibilities and tasks. Recent research suggests that listening to relaxing environmental sounds can help to calm our minds as well as elicit […]

Hug Therapy for Immune Health

Hug Therapy for Immune Health

Many new perspectives on health have come to light in recent years. The concept of hug therapy has recently been brought to the forefront through a new Carnegie Mellon University study. The study suggests that receiving consistent hugs can ease stress and help to combat the immunological effects of stress. This makes hug therapy potentially […]

Discovering Healthy and Harmful Oxidative Stress Causes

Discovering Healthy and Harmful Oxidative Stress Causes

There are many oxidative stress causes. Some oxidative stress causes are actually healthy for the body, such as moderate exercise. But it is a well-established fact that exposure to too many oxidative stress causes can become dangerous, especially for those who already have fragile health conditions. Oxidative stress causes can aggravate and compound the symptoms […]

How a Faulty Sympathetic Response Can Lead to AFS and POTS

How a Faulty Sympathetic Response Can Lead to AFS and POTS

When you submit your body to an extreme stressful workout of any kind, you get an adrenaline rush, your heart rate goes up beyond normal, you start sweating excessively, you could encounter muscle burn, and your blood pressure shoots up. What happens, physiologically, is that your body’s sympathetic response is triggered, and hormones, specifically norepinephrine […]

Short Term Stress Is Good For Your Health!

Short Term Stress Is Good For Your Health!

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger” – Author Unknown We have heard many times that stress is the silent killer and it’s true. It is indeed the number one killer of women, affects people of all ages, and causes serious health ailments. However, the term “stress” is a fairly broad term, and […]

Relaxation Breathing for Stress and Anxiety

Relaxation Breathing for Stress and Anxiety

Years ago, a young mother and wife of only 28 years found herself suffering from frequent, debilitating panic attacks. She began experiencing heart palpitations, nausea, sweating, and overwhelming fear. Professionals told her she had a panic disorder. It was a situation relaxation breathing had a major impact on. Her mental issues had started in college, […]

How Childhood Stress Affects Lifelong Health

How Childhood Stress Affects Lifelong Health

People go through different things throughout their lives that affect who they become and how they handle situations. Childhood stress can affect how the adult body handles stress on a physical level. It has proven extremely difficult to find solutions to a variety of the mental health problems people face. Because of this, a lot […]

Inflammation Circuit Dysfunction – Part 3

Inflammation Circuit Dysfunction – Part 3

Read Part 1 | Part 2 The Immune System and the Inflammation Circuit Inflammation is an important component of your immune system. Chronic inflammation is usually the result of infections, an autoimmune reaction to your own bodily materials, or the result of an antigen from the environment, etc. In instances of chronic inflammation, the mediators […]

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