Learn all about stress and sleeping issues, what causes it, how it affects your body and most importantly - how to deal with it.
Stress is a natural human emotion that affects everyone at some point in their lives. In truth, the human body is built to recognise and respond to stress. Your body develops physical and mental responses in response to changes or difficulties (stressors). That's what stress is. Your body's stress responses assist it in adapting to new surroundings. Stress can be beneficial in that it keeps us attentive, motivated, and prepared to avoid danger. A stress reaction, for example, may help your body work harder and stay awake longer if you have an important test coming up. When stressors persist without reprieve or moments of relaxation, it becomes a problem.
After giving birth, the 'baby blues' is a brief period of feeling down, emotional, and crying. It only lasts around two weeks after giving birth. It is perfectly normal to feel this way. Postpartum depression can be defined as depression...Read More
A 5-year study of men with heart disease showed that those who went through 4 months of stress management training were less likely to need a heart procedure such as bypass surgery over the study period. Adding stress management to...Read More
Scientists have found increased blood levels of stress hormones in people with chronic insomnia, suggesting that these individuals suffer from sustained, round-the-clock activation of the body’s system for responding to stress. For this reason, the researchers suggest, doctors who treat...Read More
Most patients I see in my practice eat under some kind of stressful situation, like a time constraint (during their lunch break in front of a screen), while watching the six o’clock news at night, checking messages on their cell...Read More
Do you suffer with a sore lower back, tight neck and shoulders or have tension headaches regularly? What I’ve noticed is that many people I’ve seen with chronic illness of several years duration also complain of sore and tight muscles,...Read More