Stress

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6 Signs That Your Cortisol Levels May Be Too High

2016-09-07T13:14:16+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Cortisol is a steroid hormone produced in the adrenal glands in response to stress-it's our primary stress hormone and is responsible for activating the body's "fight or flight" response in stressful situations. When your body is under chronic stress, your cortisol levels remain high, and you can be more susceptible to disease. Here are six signs that your levels may be elevated. Insomnia Your cortisol levels should be lower at nighttime, which is what allows your body to relax and recharge. But if your cortisol levels are consistently too high, you [...]

6 Signs That Your Cortisol Levels May Be Too High 2016-09-07T13:14:16+00:00

6 Expert Tips to Overcome Mental Stress at Work

2016-06-19T09:44:57+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Everyone goes through high and low phases at work at some point of time or the other. But sometimes, work stress escalates to such a level that it tends to interfere with one's general well-being. This often affects the efficiency and productivity at work. Interpersonal relations are also likely to get troubled due to this. Some common issues faced at work include: Lack of job satisfaction, Monotonous nature of work: job is not interesting or challenging anymore Lack of autonomy at work Workplace politics Promotions and growth is not adequately satisfying, [...]

6 Expert Tips to Overcome Mental Stress at Work 2016-06-19T09:44:57+00:00

New Blood Test Targets Depression

2016-06-07T10:42:03+00:00

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] UK scientists have developed a blood test to help doctors pick the best drug for patients with depression. Medics currently have to rely on trial and error, meaning around half of the time the first type of antidepressant given fails to work. The researchers from King's College London say checking a patient's blood could help identify accurate treatment. Those who test positive for inflammation need more aggressive therapy from the outset, they say. So far the researchers have tried out their blood test on a small number of volunteers - 140 [...]

New Blood Test Targets Depression 2016-06-07T10:42:03+00:00