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News tag: stress


Juices, soda reduce body’s production of hormone cortisol

17 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The endocrine system produces additional hormone cortisol gets when body and mind are under stress or experience anxiousness. Cortisol plays an important role in healing of the immune and metabolic process. However, body’s ability to generate extra cortisol in response to stress is hampered by the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks,…


After divorce, risk of heart stroke increases, especially in women

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying in a bad marriage is not recommended, but being married has numerous health benefits. From this perspective, going through divorce puts people at high risk of heart attacks than married ones. Previous studies showed that divorcee have a higher risk of experiencing health problems compared to married people, as…


Morning cup of joe may undermine work productivity

27 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Morning coffee boosts the energy level to many of use, but studies show too much caffeine has side effects that could undermine work performance. Resulting effects on behavior include shorter sleep, symptoms of withdrawal, reduced objectivity in decision-making, and stress. Shorter sleep The late afternoon cup of coffee with friends…


Dealing with toxic leadership

23 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Workplace health and safety legislation in Australia holds employers effectively responsible for ensuring the emotional, psychological and physical well-being of employees. Between 2001 and 2011, the number of mental stress claims filed by employees against their employer increased by 25 percent. The proportion of stress claims indicating a “poor relationship…


Depression and Stress make a fatal combination

11 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
When heart disease, depression, and stress combine, a deadly mix ensues, new study finds. Scientist looked at the effect of significant stress and deep depression on almost 4,500 patients that suffered from heart disease called the combination the “psychosocial perfect storm.” "The combination of high stress and high depression symptoms…


Smoking increases stress, not help temper it

26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Those who smoke would tell you, hand on their heart, a cigarette gives them a much needed relief from stress, but most likely it would do the opposite, increasing the stress, new study shows. Smokers have a 70 percent higher risk of anxiety and depression compared with non-smokers, a finding…


Coenzyme Q10 plays important role in skin care

11 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Coenzyme Q10 (Co Q10) is a relative newcomer to the skin care industry, but its value for general health and nutrition is well known and researched. CoQ10 has at least two important roles in the body. First, it is one of the essential elements in the biochemical machinery that produces…


Stress prolongs recovery after heart attack for women

10 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Following a heart attack, women have a harder time recovering compared to men, a new study reveals. Researchers from Yale University unveiled that the stress following the attack only extends the recovery process of more than 33,000 women who had a heart attack. The findings were published in journal Circulation.…


Jet lag pill resets body’s internal clock

19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A pill has been developed to reset the body’s internal clock, ending the misery of sleepless nights for millions of nightshift workers, frequent fliers, and insomniacs, new research unveiled. The human body needs to follow a simple pattern involving sleeping at night and being active during the day. To disrupt…


Stress fighting drug increases empathy in humans

19 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A drug used for blocking stress levels can also be used as a “compassion pill” to increase empathy, a person’s ability to feel another person’s pain, a study has shown. The study also found that excessive stress can sap a person’s caring instincts, and this may explain acts of cruelty…