Tag Archives: Stress

Women at Higher Risk of Coronary Disease Due to Psychosocial Stress

Washington, April 11: The findings of a new study suggest that psychosocial stress, typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments, may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease. The study led by researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health was recently published in the Journal… Read More »

6 Steps to Reduce Caregiver Stress

SUNDAY, April 4, 2021 — Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be mentally and physically exhausting, so you should take steps to manage and reduce stress, according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. “Finding ways to manage and reduce stress is of paramount importance for every Alzheimer’s caregiver. Untreated stress can lead… Read More »

Pregnancy Turns the Stress Response on Its Head, Says Study

Washington DC, March 16: Researchers in a recent study found that the link between physical health problems and psychological stress generally relates to a stress-induced immune response gone wild, with inflammation then causing damage to other systems in the body. This is a predictable cascade, except in pregnancy cases. Scientists exploring the negative effects of… Read More »