Read more about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of stress. You may also like to read: Beat stress, fatigue and depression with laughter yoga Which of these 10 symptoms of stress do you have? 5 natural remedies to beat stress (Gallery) If you’re stressed, stay away from these foods! For more articles on stress, visit our stress section. Follow us …
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A new meta analysis of previous studies suggests that people who’re prone to angry outbursts are more prone to heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems in the next two-hour time frame. In fact, five episodes of anger in a day results in 158 extra heart attacks per 10000 people (low cardiovascular risk) whereas the same amount could result in 567 extra heart attacks per 10000 …
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There’s a world of difference between being tired and being fatigued. Everyone feels tired after a hard day’s work, and watching a good movie, listening to good music or even getting a good night’s sleep is enough to relieve this tiredness. However, fatigue refers to tiredness that just doesn’t go away. It makes your life a challenge, and it’s difficult for your mind to find motivation …
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Though Saturday and Sunday are theoretically devoted to rest, we’re not necessarily making the most of those precious hours. Many a times our workplace anxieties trickle over from Friday to Saturday, adding stress to what should be a relaxing time. If not so, you may be unwittingly sabotaging your weekend with bad habits that can negatively affect your sleep patterns, weight loss efforts, and …
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Uttanasana or the intense forward-bending pose helps your body in a number of ways. It stretches out your hamstrings and the muscles of your abdomen, makes your blood rush to your head, helping your body switch from the sympathetic to the parasympathetic nervous system, helping you relax and beat insomnia. Known as a pose that can help relieve the symptoms of menopause, regulate the activity of …
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In today’s hectic life, many people completely ignore the health of their bodies and minds, but indulging in spa treatments once in a while can help them feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Actress Shilpa Shetty, who owns Iosis Spa, said that spa treatments especially spa massages are known to help reduce the stress levels immensely good massage reduces the presence of stress hormone cortisol. With …
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Do you feel lazy, physically and mentally exhausted, worn out, sleepy and stressed all the time? Don’t just ignore the problem by blaming your work and other personal commitments. You must have actually progressed from the state of simple tiredness to the state of excessive fatigue. Understanding the difference between tiredness and fatigue We all feel tired after spending so much mental and …
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Chronic stress causes long-term changes in the brain that can make people prone to mental problems such as anxiety and mood disorders later in life, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found. It is known that people with stress-related illnesses, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), have abnormalities in the brain, including differences in the amount of gray matter versus …
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For people suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), here comes a good news: Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique can significantly reduce the stress disorder in flat 10 days. In experiments on Congolese war refugees living in Ugandan camps, researchers found these fascinating results. 'An earlier study found a similar result after 30 days where 90 percent of TM …
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression, the common stress related disorder, is the leading cause of disability worldwide and the number one occupational disease that has emerged in the 21st century. 3 out of every 5 visitors to the doctor complain about stress related problems, with about 76% people suffering from sleeping disorders and 58% from frequent …
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30-year-old Jagannath was a very passionate person and he had trouble controlling his emotions which meant he would often lash out at friends and colleagues, even his boss. He would lose control whenever he perceived incompetence and this got him in major trouble with the powers-that-be. He also started feeling shortness of breath, would get headaches and had trouble sleeping at night. When he …
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Although your body has a strong ‘fight -or-flight’ response to tackle acute stress, it cannot help you much in chronic stress. We all get stressed due to our busy lifestyle. Yet only few of us realize it or to be specific, accept it. Chronic stress occurs when people start denying that fact that they are stressed. Some people have a strong convincing mind that helps them to deny their …
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What happened to 38-year old Priyanka (name changed) was unusual. After learning that her husband Rahul (name changed) met with an accident, she suddenly started feeling breathless with acute pain in her chest. Thinking that she had suffered a heart attack, her family members moved her to a nearby hospital immediately. It was only after hospitalization that they realised it was not a heart …
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