Is Stress Wrecking Your Sleep?

Having a hard time falling asleep? There could be a number of reasons for your troubled nights. Stimulants (such as smoking and drinking) or family history could be a factor. But, one of the most common triggers for sleep problems is stress. Sleep Problems Are Common Sleep problems plague millions of people. In fact, an

Stress and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the growing causes of death in America. Fortunately, reducing your stress can help ensure that you live a long and healthy life. Over 1.5 billion people in the world today are suffering from hypertension and over nine million people die due to hypertension complications like heart

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

Worrying Impacts Your Health

Now, more than ever, we are worrying ourselves sick! Constant worrying eventually leads to anxiety and directly impacts your mental and physical health. Compulsive worry stops us from working effectively. It has physical effects such as rapid pulse, trembling, dry mouth, chest pains, digestive problems, headaches, insomnia, and more. Compulsive worrying also causes emotional and behavioral

Stress and Breast Cancer Risk

Mammograms aren’t the only way to safeguard yourself against breast cancer. Studies show that reducing stress can also be a contributing factor. A study from Ohio State University found that stress could spread breast cancer to other parts of the body. If you are worried that your stress may increase your risk of breast cancer or worsen

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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