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What are the benefits of an Epsom salt detox?

What are the benefits of an Epsom salt detox?

An Epsom salt detox is a warm bath with Epsom salt that may help improve the body’s natural detoxification process and promote healing. In this article, we look at the possible benefits of Epsom salt baths, how to use a detox bath, and whether there are any risks involved. Benefits of Epsom salt baths Including […]

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Causes and treatments for a nervous stomach

Causes and treatments for a nervous stomach

A nervous stomach is one example of how a person’s emotions can affect their body. Doctors may refer to a nervous stomach if a person is having symptoms, such as nausea or bloating, that are unrelated to any gastrointestinal condition. Treatments for a nervous stomach often include techniques to reduce anxiety, stress, and tension. In […]

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Is telogen effluvium reversible?

Is telogen effluvium reversible?

Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss that usually happens after stress, a shock, or a traumatic event. It usually occurs on the top of the scalp. Telogen effluvium is different from the permanent hair loss disorder called alopecia areata. Large amounts of a person’s hair might fall out, but it is often […]

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Want better sleep? Leave your work at the office

Want better sleep? Leave your work at the office

It will come as no surprise that taking your work home with you ups your stress levels and impacts sleep quality. But here’s the catch: “work” isn’t just about what you do in the office. It’s also about other work-related “baggage,” such as experiencing rudeness, which may prove extra difficult to leave behind. Do you […]

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How can you stop a panic attack?

How can you stop a panic attack?

Panic attacks can be sudden and overpowering. They can affect anyone and may be caused by general anxiety, panic disorder, or depression. Physical and emotional symptoms can occur during an attack, often at the same time. Physical symptoms include sweating, rapid breathing, nausea, and a racing heartbeat. Emotional symptoms include feelings of fear and intense, […]

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Even minor stress can impact long-term health, study warns

Even minor stress can impact long-term health, study warns

A recent study, supported by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institutes of Health, suggests that even small daily stress factors can lead to health problems later in life. Allowing small stress factors to cause lingering negative emotions may be harmful for your long-term health. That exposure to stress is a risk factor […]

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Want to de-stress? Delete Facebook, study suggests

Want to de-stress? Delete Facebook, study suggests

If Cambridge Analytica didn’t put you off Facebook forever, this might: a new study says that quitting the social media network can drastically lower your stress levels. Is it time to delete your Facebook account? The Cambridge Analytica scandal — also known as the largest data leak in Facebook history — caused the social network […]

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Losing personal wealth might shorten your life

Losing personal wealth might shorten your life

It will come as no surprise to anyone that money-related stress can affect your health. For the first time, however, researchers have shown that losing personal wealth can significantly raise the risk of death. Could losing a substantial amount of money shorten your lifespan? Over the years, various studies have probed the relationship between personal […]

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Why does stress lead to weight gain? Study sheds light

Why does stress lead to weight gain? Study sheds light

New research, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, may have found the reason why chronic exposure to stress is so intimately linked with obesity. The answer lies in the relationship between fat cells and the timing of stress hormones. The fact that stress results in weight gain may be known to many, but new research […]

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Do you fear embarrassment? Here’s how to overcome it

Do you fear embarrassment? Here’s how to overcome it

Have you ever asked a woman if she’s pregnant and she replied with a stern “No?” If so, did you instantly feel the need for the earth to open up and swallow you in a gaping hole of shame? I have, and I’ve been afraid of committing another social faux pas ever since. New research […]