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Stress Management

Stress triggers a hormonal fight-or-flight reaction that speeds up the heart and quickens breathing. In small amounts, stress is natural and may even be beneficial. But learning to manage stress is key to preventing health problems such as depression or insomnia.

Stress Management News

  • Parents of Young Stroke Victims at Risk for PTSD, Researchers Find

    THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Parents of children who suffer a stroke are at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small study suggests. The research included 10 fathers and 23 mothers of children and teens who had suffered a stroke, as well as nine stroke patients between the ages of 7 and 18. The [...]

  • PTSD May Raise Women’s Risk for Diabetes

    By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women with post-traumatic stress disorder seem more likely than others to develop type 2 diabetes, with severe PTSD almost doubling the risk, a new study suggests. The research “brings to attention an unrecognized problem,” said Dr. Alexander Neumeister, director of the molecular imaging [...]

  • PTSD in Women Linked to Premature Birth

    THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Having post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) significantly increases a pregnant woman’s risk of premature birth, according to a new study. Researchers examined more than 16,000 births involving female U.S. military veterans between 2000 and 2012, and found that having PTSD in the year before delivery increased the risk of spontaneous [...]

  • Women With PTSD More Likely to Have Food Addiction

    Women who have the largest number of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms are almost three times more likely to develop an addiction to food, a new study suggests.

  • Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms

    THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Imaging technology has shed new light on how certain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifest in the brain, according to a new study. PTSD is a mental health condition that can cause a wide range of debilitating symptoms, such as flashbacks to a traumatic event, being in [...]

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