You probably know how stress can affect your mood and often your eating choices — comfort food, anyone? — but can long-term stress actually make us gain weight? A recent study says it may be so.
Does the weather report sometimes have you worried that you’ll develop a pounding migraine? Whether it’s an approaching thunderstorm or a bright sunny day — both can wreak havoc on your head. “It’s usually a fall in barometric pressure associated with headaches, but for many people it doesn’t matter; it could be a quick rise in temperature as … Read More
While work can be a major source of stress for many people, unemployment can be even more perilous for your heath. A recent study shows that losing your job puts you at an increased risk for stroke.
Are you so keyed up that life’s irritations frequently push you over the edge? Stress is unavoidable, but these coping skills can help you keep your cool.
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Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Clinical psychologist Scott Bea, PsyD, answers this one.
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