Category: Effects of Stress

How to Manage Morning Chaos

Mornings for most of us can be chaotic. It is very important to remember to manage your morning chaos sets the stage for your entire day. Don’t you want to begin your day with a rhythm and dependable rituals that keep you balanced for the day? Try to set the tone for the morning by…
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Stress Shrinks the Brain

A little stress in your daily life is natural, but too much stress can do your body a lot of harm. You many know that stress can ruin your concentration and increase your depression, but did you know that it can also shrink your brain? A study from Yale University took a closer look at…
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Don’t Mix Love and Stress

Stress can create distance in your relationship. Fortunately, there are five mindful tips that can help strengthen your love life. Stress keeps you from communicating and paying attention to your partner. Stress causes you to experience an array of emotions that you can’t control. It can increase your cortisol and adrenaline levels, interfering with your…
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Stress and Pregnancy

Peace and relaxation are absolutely essential for an expectant mother. Stress during pregnancy can have serious and life-long health consequences. Listed below are three ways in which stress can harm women and their babies. Stress Before a Pregnancy Stress can impact a baby even before it has even been conceived—chronic stress can alter a woman’s…
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Stress Triggers Obesity

When something goes wrong at work or issues arise in your romantic relationship, you may feel an urge to eat. This is called emotional eating and it’s caused by stress. If this stress isn’t dealt with properly it can lead to serious health consequences. In fact, a new study shows that too much stress over…
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Dangerous Stress Myths

There are many myths about stress. Some of them based on personal experiences and some based  on everyday life expectations. However, dangerous stress myths can make our life more complicated than usual. Here are our top five stress myths. Let’s talk about five common stress myths Stress is unavoidable This is a fatalist concept and…
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Beware of Secondhand Stress

Feeling stressed at work and not sure why? Maybe you’ve caught a co-workers stress. Indirect stress is a dangerous health hazard, especially at work. Stress pollutes offices, creating a toxic, less productive environment. When a boss or coworker is stressed they become moody and less cooperative. This affects others, creating a chain reaction. Dr. Elaine…
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Stress Effects Your Kidneys

Stress and depression can compromise your internal organs—from your stomach to your brain. They can also have negative effects on your kidneys. One in three Americans is at risk for kidney disease. Stress and depression can increase the risk of kidney disease or exacerbate kidney problems. What Do Kidneys Do? It’s your kidney’s job to…
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Stress Ruins Your Smile

Stress can cause indigestion, break your back, and give you a migraine, but did you know that it could also damage your smile? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and it’s time that we take a closer look at how stress can impact the dental health of adults and children alike. Listed below are…
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Stress Impacts Beauty

Stress impacts the way you look Many of us take complicated steps in order to look younger and retain our youth. However, many of us overlook one important step: reducing our chronic stress, which can have great consequences on our appearance. Many consumers turn to makeup and other beauty products in order to continue to…
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