Stressed at Work? You May Have a Higher Risk of Stroke

Stressed at Work? You May Have a Higher Risk of Stroke

Stressed at Work? You May Have a Higher Risk of Stroke Expert tips on how to de-stress while you’re on the job It’s already known that stress from work can increase your risk for cardiovascular disease, particularly high blood pressure and heart disease. But a recent study now links work stress to an increased risk … Read moreStressed at Work? You May Have a Higher Risk of Stroke

Stress and stroke: what’s the link?

Stress and stroke: what's the link?

Stress and stroke: what’s the link? Many of us believe stress can cause stroke, but the evidence linking the two is not as clear as you might think. Many of us are plagued by stress. It can affect our sleep, work and relationships, as well as our mental and physical health. But can stress increase … Read moreStress and stroke: what’s the link?

How Does Stress Increase Your Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack?

How Does Stress Increase Your Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack?

How Does Stress Increase Your Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack? Scientists have shown that anger, anxiety, and depression not only affect the functioning of the heart, but also increase the risk for heart disease. Stroke and heart attacks are the end products of progressive damage to blood vessels supplying the heart and brain, a … Read moreHow Does Stress Increase Your Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack?

Excessive overtime raises risk of strokes

Excessive overtime raises risk of strokes

Excessive overtime raises risk of strokes Do you work a lot? If your work weeks are longer than normal, you could be more likely of having a stroke, according to a new review. Swedish researchers found a clear link between long working hours and strokes. Strokes are caused by blood clots or haemorrhages in the … Read moreExcessive overtime raises risk of strokes

Acute Stress Can Kill You – What About Chronic Stress?

Acute Stress Can Kill You – What About Chronic Stress?

Acute Stress Can Kill You – What About Chronic Stress? Tense, sore shoulders. Snapping or blowing up at others easily. Feeling overwhelmed, fatigued and beat down most of the time… All symptoms of stress. Feeling stressed doesn’t just make you feel bad, though. It can be downright deadly. When I was 13, my grandmother died … Read moreAcute Stress Can Kill You – What About Chronic Stress?

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and other health problems. But it turns out it doesn’t matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or from minor problems. Both can be … Read moreBest To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That’s Because It Might Be

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That’s Because It Might Be When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our … Read moreIf It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That’s Because It Might Be

8 Physical Signs That Stress Is Seriously Hurting Your Body

8 Physical Signs That Stress Is Seriously Hurting Your Body

8 Physical Signs That Stress Is Seriously Hurting Your Body Seventy-five to 90 percent of all doctor’s visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints. Use our guide to see how stress is affecting you – and how to fix it. 1/ Your Scalp Stress hormones can interfere with hair growth, causing balding, so if you … Read more8 Physical Signs That Stress Is Seriously Hurting Your Body

5 Surprising Ways That Stress Affects Your Brain

5 Surprising Ways That Stress Affects Your Brain

5 Surprising Ways That Stress Affects Your Brain Theories of Psychology     Cognitive Psychology     Behavioral Psychology     Developmental Psychology     Personality Psychology     Social Psychology     Biological Psychology     Psychosocial Psychology We are all familiar with stress. This stress happens each and every day and comes in a wide variety of forms. It might … Read more5 Surprising Ways That Stress Affects Your Brain

Take It Easy 12 Ways to Kill Stress Before Stress Kills You

Take It Easy 12 Ways to Kill Stress Before Stress Kills You

Take It Easy 12 Ways to Kill Stress Before Stress Kills You There’s been a lot of fuss around the blogs about the New York Time’s silly article about bloggers killing themselves. It’s clear to anyone who reads it — and should have been clear to the reporter, Matt Richtel, even before he wrote it … Read moreTake It Easy 12 Ways to Kill Stress Before Stress Kills You