HOW IS FOOD AFFECTING YOUR MOOD

  If I told you what you eat can have a massive effect on the way you feel, you would be surprised. Research has shown that our eating habits affect our feelings and behavior in many ways. In fact, if we eat good to feel good, then we can become the masters of our own

FOODS THAT DE-STRESS

FOODS THAT DESTRESS A diet that is high in fiber and protein, low in fat, and easy to digest, is very beneficial to your health and an important component of stress relief. When the body undergoes a stress response, hormones in the body are secreted at abnormal levels, causing significant changes in body function. These

FINANCIAL STRESS

Financial Stress In the times that we live in today, financial stress is a prominent condition that affects millions of adults. Like general stress, financial stress brings on health issues and unhealthy habits that interfere with our daily lives and ability to perform in the “real world.” Studies show that financial stress is one of

STRESS-RELATED BACK PAIN RELIEF

Stress-Related Back Pain Relief   Most doctors will tell you that the effects of stress and anxiety cause at least 80 percent of back pain in adults. There is a high concentration of nerves located in our spine, which makes it logical for back pain to be associated with our nerves or nervousness. Back pain

EXERCISE AND STRESS RELIEF

EXERCISE AND STRESS RELIEF   Of the many aspects of our health, exercise is a necessary component. Nowadays, we live in a society where health awareness has grown. Eco-friendly solutions, solar panels, and organic products surround us. Even amidst an economic crisis, many people are still resorting to these practices in an effort to protect

MUSIC AND HOW IT REDUCES STRESS

Music’s Stress-Relieving Qualities   Everyone loves music. It’s a form of expression that can alter your mood and improve your health in various ways. While there are specific treatments that you can have done with music therapy, you can still use music in your everyday life as a way to energize, enhance your mood, and

STRESS IN MEN REDUCES SPERM COUNT

STRESS IN MEN REDUCES SPERM  COUNT   Men and women respond to stress differently. According to a UCLA study on the effects of stress in men and women, men react to stress with a prominent “fight or flight” response in the presence of high levels of epinephrine. As the “fight or flight” response indicates, it

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE STRESS HORMONE

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE STRESS HORMONE In times of stress, cortisol levels in the body peak in an attempt to counteract the sudden hormonal changes of a stress response. Cortisol exists in the body as a critical hormone for the regulation of blood pressure and maintaining a healthy immune system. Cortisol also

THE GENERAL EFFECTS OF STRESS

The General Effects of Stress While stress is viewed mainly as a psychological issue, its effects can slowly wear out the body. Research studies indicate that stress contributes to approximately 80 percent of the most prominent illnesses, such as cancer, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, and many others. Aside from the body, stress can also cause