Stress management

Effects of stress on the body

Life is full of frustrations, deadlines, annoyances, hassles, and unrelenting demands. As humans living life, we are required to deal with these things, whether we want to or not. Therefore, stress is very common; even more common is that people accept it as a natural every day thing. And indeed it is natural, but only […]

How does stress affect health

The best way to describe stress is when your mind and body are placed under undue difficulty or strain. As soon as that happens stress hormones are typically released into the body, which is intended as a benefit to help you deal with the impending situation. Unfortunately our bodies have not yet evolved enough to […]

Physical symptoms of anxiety and stress

Everyone’s life has some amount of stress and anxiety; it is nearly impossible to live a carefree, stress-free, anxiety-free life. We all have demands, deadlines, and every day hassles. The mere fact of having to arrive on work at a specific time may cause stress or anxiety in some individuals. It is how we deal […]

PTSD treatment

Post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD occurs when a person has gone through a traumatic situation and then has difficulty re-connecting with the world around him. The person re-experiences the traumatic or dangerous event or sequence of events over and over. This makes him highly sensitive to normal life experiences. PTSD can affect not just […]

High cortisol symptoms

Cortisol is a type of hormone of the human body. It is produced in a part of the adrenal gland known as the adrenal cortex. Cortisol, commonly known as the “stress hormone,” is responsible for regulation of blood sugar, production of energy, proper functioning of the immune system, inflammation and healing. As any other hormone, […]

PTSD symptoms

If you are someone who has experienced a traumatic event, then you are at risk of developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In order to make sure that this is what you are suffering from you need to first understand PTSD symptoms. This is because almost everyone experiences some form of anxiety or problems with […]

Oxidative stress relief

Oxidative stress refers to how the process of elements combine with oxygen in our body. This process releases substances called free radicals which have been shown to cause damage to the body on the cellular level. Obviously, we cannot survive without oxygen however the level of pollutants that enter our bodies today cause far more […]

Aromatherapy stress relief

Everybody seems to be under some stress these days. In fact, stress has become an epidemic of sorts and even small children are feeling stressed out these days. Being daily stressed out can lead to mood disturbances as well as insomnia. It can also lead to other physical elements like headaches and indigestion. Stress can […]

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Unfortunately, post-traumatic stress disorder (abbreviated as PTSD) is in the news far too often as of late. As most of us known by now, post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychological disorder known as an anxiety disorder that occurs in people that have witnessed a traumatic event or an event that caused them extreme physical harm. […]

Stress management

Most people in this world are dealt with a handful of stress. We are always trying to juggle several things on a daily basis, often not having enough time in our day to complete our never ending task list. Going to work or school, raising families, dealing with finances, keeping up with our houses, shopping […]