Dipti was a 32 year old marketing manager, who often felt stressed out due to work pressure. In addition to her increasing work load, she was also trying hard to cope up with her personal life after the death of her father. She avoided meeting people because she used to fear, feel dizzy and breathless on a lot of occasions. One fine day at work she suddenly felt weak and nauseous. She felt sharp …
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You cannot spend your life without facing stress. Stress is a normal and natural element in life and many people find it enjoyable to use their stress to overcome physical, intellectual and social challenges. Extending yourself in this way helps to keep you healthy, active, and young as long as you also know how to relax.  By learning to face each new challenge as it arises, and by knowing how …
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A new study has found that stressed-out women are at an increased risk of infertility, which reduces their chances of getting pregnant by around 30 percent. Courtney Denning-Johnson Lynch, director of reproductive epidemiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and colleagues found that women with high levels of alpha-amylase – a biological indicator of stress measured in …
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Stress can delay pregnancy and double the risk of infertility in women, scientists have warned. Researchers found that women with the highest levels of stress biomarkers in their saliva have more problems getting pregnant than other women. Courtney Denning-Johnson Lynch, director of reproductive epidemiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and colleagues extended their earlier …
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People who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai here have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to …
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With inputs from fitness trainer Ramona Braganza and Karl Irani, owner of  The Palms Spa, Mumbai.  You may also like to read: Keep your face fit with face yoga Why you shouldn’t ignore constant body aches Ayurvedic detox diet — a step-by-step guide to cleansing your body Pedicure basics to keep your feet happy! For more articles on beauty, visit our beauty section. Follow us …
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Are you stopping yourself from being happy? You aren’t alone, thousands are wary of happiness. The study by Mohsen Joshanloo and Dan Weijers of the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand is the first to review the concept of aversion to happiness. It looked at why various cultures react differently to feelings of well-being and satisfaction. ‘One of these cultural phenomena is …
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If you take care of your oral hygiene and avoid pungent foods, but still have bad breath, there is a possibility that you usually remain stressed. Stress When we’re stressed, our sympathetic nervous system kicks in. And one consequence of that is that it cuts the production of saliva.  As a result, the mouth becomes dry. Anything that dries the mouth makes bad breath worse.  Read more …
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Even with good skin and great make-up, a woman can look tired and fatigued due to dark circles. Thought to be caused due to stress, lack of sleep and in some cases due to constant ill health, dark circles are also known to form due to lack of oxygen and blood flow to the face. That is why Ayurveda and yoga practitioners believe that by increasing the blood flow to one's face it can help resolve …
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Source: IANS Also read more articles on skincare: How to get flawless skin without dark spots and patches  Beauty benefits of aloe vera gel  Home remedies to get rid of unwanted facial hair  10 fruits and vegetables for glowing skin  10 reasons for dry skin  Fruit face packs for flawless skin  How to treat open pores  9 home-made face packs to remove tan  Benefits of haldi …
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Lying down bhadrasana or the lying down butterfly pose is great asana to stretch out the hips, inner thigh muscles and open up the chest. It is also a great asana to help beat stress and asthma. Especially good for women with menstrual problems, this asana is also known to relieve menstrual and lower back pain. So, if it's that time of the month or you simply need to relax, this pose is for …
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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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