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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

  • 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 [...]

  • Soldiers’ Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds

    By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) — As war raged in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers almost doubled their use of mental health services — and they felt more comfortable seeking such treatment, according to new research. Even so, about two-thirds of soldiers with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depression didn’t [...]

  • Muscle and Bone Injuries, Mental Disorders Plagued U.S. Iraq War Vets

    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Muscle, bone and joint injuries, as well as mental health disorders, are the main reasons why U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq left the military, a new study finds. Researchers followed more than 4,100 Army soldiers, aged 18 to 52, from the start of a 15-month deployment in [...]

  • Too Little Known About PTSD Treatments for Veterans, Experts Say

    FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — U.S. government agencies must do more to determine whether treatments are actually helping veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an expert advisory panel contends. The report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee says that the effectiveness of PTSD therapies remains unknown because they are not tracked by [...]

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