Tag: stress

Research Shows Dark Chocolate Consumption Reduces Stress and Inflammation

New research shows there might be health benefits to eating certain types of dark chocolate. Findings from two studies being presented today at the Experimental Biology 2018 annual meeting in San Diego show that consuming dark chocolate that has a high concentration of cacao (minimally 70% cacao, 30% organic cane sugar) has positive effects on…
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How Your Breath Controls Your Mood and Attention

New research explores the relationship between the pace and intentionality of your breathing, and the brain networks involved in mood, attention, and body awareness. Slow down, and pay attention to your breath. It’s not merely common-sense advice. It also reflects what meditation, yoga, and other stress-reducing therapies teach: that focusing on the timing and pace…
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Scientists Explain How to Release Stress Trapped in Your Body

We all know the signs of common stress and chronic stress: Tense shoulders Lower back pain Achy joints Diminished sleep Irritability Higher frustration levels Less emotional control Impaired judgment. Do you notice how the symptoms aren’t just physical?  It affects our entire being.  We carry that stress in our minds and our bodies. It can…
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Top Tips for Understanding and Managing Stress

Beat stress for good. Here’s how. Most of us have busy lives. This isn’t always a bad thing, but being consistently busy can lead to feeling stressed out and tired. Long-term stress can have a seriously detrimental impact on our overall health, so keeping your stress levels low is very important. Being stressed puts us…
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11 Signs You Are Too Stressed To Even Know You’re Stressed

Stress is something we all face and a lot of the time we do not even notice it. The more stressed we are the more uncomfortable and irritated we become. While stress itself is a very psychological thing, it takes on a lot of physical symptoms that we usually associate with other things. Whether you’re…
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How Chronic Stress Promotes Spread of Cancer, and What You Can Do About It

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/03/24/chronic-stress-cancer.aspx