No longer is stress only there to help your body cope in life or death situations, it's more a way of life nowadays!
Whether your stress comes from having to drive in bumper to bumper traffic every morning, always rushing to get the kids to school on time or the constant chasing of deadlines you do for your job, stress always seems to be there no matter how hard you try to manage it.
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Your stress response should save your life; not kill you!
To get away from danger, your body goes into stress mode. Your heart pumps quicker and there's a sudden rush of sugar to your blood that's readily available to go to your brain and muscles so you can think quickly and run away even faster!
But nowadays, it's almost become part of normal life.
Someone who doesn't have some form o... ››› more
“The president is fine,” says Mr Zuma's spokesman, Mac Maharaj
This after Zuma recently took five days off from the presidency to “recover from the toll of preparing for the May 7 elections,” said Business Day Live this weekend.
In fact, as many news reports have it, it seems that Mr President suffers from heart problems, diabetes and high blood pressure which may have been the re... ››› more
Men who stress too much or experience frequent episodes of stress throughout their life have a lower sperm count, says Rutgers School of Public Health.
A recent study in California analysed the sperm of 193 healthy men who had to report the average stressors they experienced in their every day life. They then agreed to provide sperm samples at a local clinic.
While researchers weren't abl... ››› more
Are you battling with stress? If so, continue reading to discover four tips Dr Mehmet Cengiz Oz, popularly known as Dr Oz, recommends you use to fight it… Dr Oz, the world-renowned heart surgeon, talk show host and health expert says that stress isn’t just in your head. It manifests itself in your body in the form of knotted muscles, painful digestion, troubled sleep and worse.
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England batsman, Jonathan Trott has flown home from Australia and will play no further part in the Ashes series. This after he revealed he's been suffering from a stress-related condition for some time. Unlike Trott who has recognised his problem, many people don't even know they're suffering from chronic stress. Are you one of them? Read on to discover the four silent signals you're stressed. Acc... ››› more
While stress is a normal part of life, you have to manage it before it hijacks your life and causes serious health problems. Here are three tips you can use to manage stress no matter what life throws at you…
The reality is that stress symptoms can affect your body, your thoughts, feelings and your behavior.
But the important thing is that you take control and manage your stress.
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According to the World Health Organisation, an estimated 17 million people die of heart attacks and strokes every year. But you don't have to wait for a heart attack to strike before you take better care of your heart. Read on to discover how stress contributes to deadly heart attacks so you can reduce your risk.
Stress is the end result of conflict between the demands of your life and your abi... ››› more
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