Tagged as Stress

Do you (or someone you love) suffer from chronic back pain? Chronic back pain is common and many causes of back pain are actually preventable. Just one or two bad habits can take a massive toll on your back. See how these bad habits could contribute to back pain, and what you can do about it. Sitting or Standing All Day - There’s a good chance your job requires you to sit or stand for - extended periods...
Stress is par for the course for most Americans. Nearly everyone feels the weight of its tug, but where you live could determine which type of stress is most likely to pull you down. Comparisons in stress caused by work, finances, family, health and safety helped to determine this list. According to the -report-, the most common stressors are low income, poor health, divorce and surrounding crime rates....
Migraine sufferers might soon have a new pathway to relief. New research- has found a connection between the hypothalamus (a part of the brain that regulates hormones and the autonomic nervous system) and migraines. This may help identify more specific migraine triggers which could lead to finding the reasons behind the triggers and help prevent attacks for good. Check Out How the Hypothalamus Could...
A lot of time and money goes into trying to find our miracle skin care product but here’s the truth: We need to look deeper. Acne is the body’s way of communicating to you that there is a deeper imbalance. Once balance is restored, skin care products should no longer be required to maintain clear skin. Healing the inner body ultimately heals the skin. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United...
We all have fears and worries but when they begin to dominate our life and our behavior, and become the focal point in which everything revolves, that's anxiety. Many factors can contribute; trauma, chemical sensitivity, caffeine, heredity, drugs, alcohol, lifestyle choices....If you cannot change the situation that is the focus of anxiety, try to determine a way of trying to change your way of handling...
Neurotransmitters - The body hears the mind. Our nervous system sends messages through neurotransmitters every second of our lives telling us how to feel, act, and function. Endorphins are among these communicators and are released when we feel stress or pain. The more endorphins released, the better we feel as they work their electrical signaling power to decrease these symptoms. And guess what helps...
If one chooses to pay attention to the news of our day, we find extreme division, confusion, heart break and losses. I am noticing in my psychotherapy practice that a greater and greater number of people are anxious and upset in response to what is happening politically and environmentally, frequently staying triggered in the trauma/fear response of fight, flight or freeze. People are not having time...
Of course, the first thing you need to determine is if the headaches you’ve been experiencing have a medically detectable etiology (source). Your doctor will use a physical examination, medical imaging and blood work to determine if disease or injury are to blame. These tests may, for example, reveal that you may be suffering from a tumor, TMJ, bruxism, a bone disorder, etc. More likely, though, you...
While it is normal for people to age as they get older, it is not normal to be the victim of premature aging. This can happen when people are (because of bad decisions or through harmful environmental factors) exposed to  harmful things unnecessarily. The human body is a wonderfully created piece of equipment and it can take a lot of punishment but that is no excuse to abuse it. People who abuse their...
In my last Wellness - article - , the healthiest states in America were highlighted in terms of mental health, physical health, and everything in between. In hindsight, stress is something that persistently plagues the world. Stress is one of the main issues that society faces. Related problems such as bullying, economic conditions, and - stressful daily commutes - all add to stress levels. So many...