Stress (physiology)
Physiological or biological stress is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition or a stimulus. Stress is a body's method of reacting to a challenge. According to the str...
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski On Responding To Stress
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski speaks about responding to stress. To find out more about his new book, visit: http://www.artscroll.com/Books/sunsp.html For more i...
Psychotherapy Sessions Are Best In The Morning When Levels Of Helpful Hormone Are High
Patients make more progress toward overcoming anxiety, fears and phobias when their therapy sessions are scheduled in the morning, new research suggests.
Happiness Can Break Your Heart
Unexpected emotional shock - happy or sad -- can cause a sudden weakening of heart muscles, doctors say.
Running Helps Mice Slow Cancer Growth
Here's one more benefit of exercise: mice who spent their free time on a running wheel were better able to shrink tumors (a 50 percent reduction in tumor size) compared to their less active counterpar...
How A Cup Of Coffee May Help People Manage Stress, Avoid Depression And Memory Loss
Researchers from Portugal, the United States, and Brazil discovered that mice given caffeine were better able to handle stress than mice subjected to stressful situations sans caffeine. The reason: Wh...
The One Word That Calms Your Emotions
The next time you're stressed or upset, you might find that a single word can calm you down...
Discrimination During Adolescence Has Lasting Effect On Body
Decades of unjust treatment impacts stress hormone levels, researchers find. In both blacks and whites, everyday feelings of discrimination can mess with the body’s levels of the primary stress hormon...
Possible New Weapon Against PTSD
About 8 million Americans suffer from nightmares and flashbacks to a traumatic event. This condition, known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is particularly common among soldiers who have bee...
New Study Uncovers How Common White Fat Can Be Turned Into Energy-Nurning Brown Fat In Humans
Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered, for the first time in humans, that the widely reviled energy storing white fat can be turned into an energy burnin...
How stress affects your body - Sharon Horesh Bergquist
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-stress-affects-your-body-sharon-horesh-bergquist Our hard-wired stress response is designed to gives us the quick burst of heightened alertness and en...
How to Make Ninja Squishy Balls!
Call them Yoshi eggs, Stress-balls, or Ninja Turtle squishies. Here’s how to turn party balloons and baking flour, into a custom set of superhero power balls.
The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It
Delaying hard work is all about your mood. Productive people sometimes confuse the difference between reasonable delay and true procrastination. The former can be useful ("I’ll respond to this email w...
Childhood Trauma Leads To Brains Wired For Fear
Last week, a report by the University of San Diego School of Law found that about 686,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. Traumatic childhood events can lead to mental health and b...
Genetic Biomarkers Link PTSD to Immune System Response
Using whole transcriptome RNA sequencing on blood samples from 188 U.S. marines both before and after deployment, the researchers identified a group of genes that regulated both the innate immune syst...
Things You Can Do To Reduce Stress
With so much stress in our world, any help in reducing stress would be much appreciated. So here are some things you can do to reduce stress.
Psychosomatic medicine - HOLOS: 8/14 PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE
The new scientific paradigm manifesto. Thirty scientists and global culture personalities, from Dalai Lama to Fritjof Capra and Ervin Laszlo, explain the evo...
Psychotherapy Sessions Are Best In The Morning When Levels Of Helpful Hormone Are High
Patients make more progress toward overcoming anxiety, fears and phobias when their therapy sessions are scheduled in the morning, new research suggests.
Happiness Can Break Your Heart
Unexpected emotional shock - happy or sad -- can cause a sudden weakening of heart muscles, doctors say.
Running Helps Mice Slow Cancer Growth
Here's one more benefit of exercise: mice who spent their free time on a running wheel were better able to shrink tumors (a 50 percent reduction in tumor size) compared to their less active counterpar...
Possible New Weapon Against PTSD
About 8 million Americans suffer from nightmares and flashbacks to a traumatic event. This condition, known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is particularly common among soldiers who have bee...
The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It
Delaying hard work is all about your mood. Productive people sometimes confuse the difference between reasonable delay and true procrastination. The former can be useful ("I’ll respond to this email w...
Childhood Trauma Leads To Brains Wired For Fear
Last week, a report by the University of San Diego School of Law found that about 686,000 children were victims of abuse and neglect in 2013. Traumatic childhood events can lead to mental health and b...