ARTICLES RELATING TO STRESS

Could grinding your teeth cause headaches?

2017-03-29 15:27

Grinding your teeth is not only bad for your oral health but can also have unexpected consequences.

Managing emotion in the workplace

2016-11-10 12:08

From crying to losing your temper, an emotional outburst in the office can be awkward, at best. Here’s how to keep your cool as the pressure mounts.

Stress adds years to your face

2016-10-17 08:31

Genetic factors play a big role in the way people age, but so do environmental factors like stress.

Why stand-up comedians have shorter lifespans

2016-07-20 11:07

Ongoing stress, risky behaviours and irregular schedules are cited as reasons why stand-up comics might have a shorter lifespan than regular actors.

High tech, high stress

2015-09-07 07:29

If we’re bright enough to create the technology, why can't we be clever about its social impact, asks Mandi Smallhorne.

Beware the mommy-brain

2015-07-15 13:26

You might not be familiar with the term, but all moms will experience the 'mommy-brain' at some point.

Can divorce and other childhood trauma trigger type 1 diabetes?

2015-04-17 14:51

Traumatic events during childhood may increase children's risk of developing type 1 diabetes, a study suggests.

Sleep deprived? Naps might help your immune system

2015-03-11 14:18

While research has shown that an afternoon nap can restore alertness, the current study is the first to examine whether napping has any impact on stress or immune system function.

Can’t sleep? Try magnesium

2015-01-16 12:38

Treating conditions like depression, anxiety and tension with the help of magnesium can help you get a good night's sleep.

Sleep – is Lactium® the new mother’s milk?

2014-11-03 11:19

Many of us are living in a constant state of stress, which prevents us from getting a good night's sleep. Lactium, a patented product derived from milk protein may be just what we need.

 

'Stress centre' in brain can increase heart risks

2017-01-12 13:29

A new brain-scan study helps pinpoint the missing link between anxiety and cardiovascular diseases.

What is the most stressful job in SA?

2016-10-31 10:22

You won't believe which the most stressful jobs are . . .

How to avoid burnout

2016-08-02 09:19

Constantly exhausted and irritated? Not motivated to do your best at work, and not enjoying your time at home? We investigate how to avoid a personal meltdown.

Could reducing your stress levels help you lose weight?

2016-01-14 12:08

A lab study sheds light on how chronic stress may make it harder to burn off body fat.

Beware: how those long working hours really can kill you

2015-08-20 17:06

Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a one third greater risk of stroke compared to a 35 to 40 hour work week.

Oxytocin lessens anxiety in social situations

2015-05-22 11:44

The hormone oxytocin which is involved in mother-child bonding, social interactions and romance has a possible use in treatment of psychological and psychiatric conditions.

Workplace suicides on the rise

2015-03-18 14:53

Police officers and firefighters at high risk of suicide, and suicide rates are 15 times greater for men than women.

Using social media doesn't cause more stress

2015-01-16 15:45

According to a new study, there is no evidence that social media users feel more stress than people who use digital technologies less or not at all.

What is foetal distress and the non-stress test?

2014-11-17 08:24

And can it be dangerous to you and your baby?

Teen girls may face greater depression risk

2014-10-16 12:46

Girls are more likely to suffer from relationship-related stress, putting them at higher risk of depression.

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