Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Source: Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally by Dr. Edward Group  Imagine you're on your way to a crucial job interview. You're stuck in traffic and worried you'll miss the appointment. You can't take an alternate route, and time is ticking. If you could see your cells, you would realize that your body is most likely … Continue reading Learn How to Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

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Can Your Age Influence the Epigenetic Effects of Exercise?

We all know the extensive benefits of exercise: work out to stave off disease, improve mental acuity, lose weight, reduce stress, and so on. But even with all these benefits, there are still some questions surrounding the molecular causes that underlie them. Epigenetics has been particularly helpful in gaining new insights into the wide range … Continue reading Can Your Age Influence the Epigenetic Effects of Exercise?

Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Source: Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health by Dr. Edward Group   There are many sources of stress in life, some overt, some less obvious. One type of stress that doesn't get a lot of attention but has a big effect on our health is the stress associated with our environment. Some environments are very low stress … Continue reading Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Epigenetic Marks on a Stress-Related Gene Linked to Suicide Risk

Many people consider suicide to be taboo, and it’s a subject that is often avoided. However, the more we understand the reasoning behind why some people are pressed to commit suicide, the better equipped we may be to offer support and guidance for treatment. Interestingly, certain lifestyles and various environmental factors might be able to … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks on a Stress-Related Gene Linked to Suicide Risk

Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

Fight-or-flight is a physiological response that occurs when an individual has been exposed to a perceived threat. This well-known stress response pathway is critical for the survival of many organisms. However, people with different types of anxiety-driven disorders can experience intense stress even with little to no stimuli. For individuals who suffer from anxiety disorders, the feeling … Continue reading Panic Disorder Might Have an Epigenetic Explanation

Importance of Diagnosing Stress

The vast majority of people constantly live in a state of permanent stress without thinking, without even feeling it directly, so they have no idea what dangers their stress threatens. We are mostly unconscious of our stress but certainly, those aches and pains we feel disturb our consciousness. Often our pains haunt us even into our sleep … Continue reading Importance of Diagnosing Stress

Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity

Sex is an explosive subject, one that many people just cannot deal with. Religious people like to make judgments about sex that can turn ugly as they are threatened with anything that takes them out of their box of fixed concepts and ideas. Doctors on the other hand have to deal with human sexuality in … Continue reading Sexual Medicine and the Rape of Humanity

Cellular Stress and Adaptive Cellular Capacity

The mechanism by which a cell dies, that is, apoptosis, necrosis, pyroptosis, or autophagic cell death, often depends on its ability to cope with the conditions to which it is exposed. The adaptive capacity of a cell ultimately determines its fate when it comes under stress. The strength or what we can call a cells adaptive … Continue reading Cellular Stress and Adaptive Cellular Capacity

Stress Reduction for Cancer Patients – Blowing Bubbles

Breast cancer confronts women with the most profound issues of vulnerability and womanhood. From the moment they receive their diagnosis, women are terrorized on the deepest level with the prospect of losing their breasts to the surgeon’s knife. This is just the beginning of many justified fears that arise when women surrender themselves and their … Continue reading Stress Reduction for Cancer Patients – Blowing Bubbles

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and … Continue reading How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal