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Stress and You. Warning Signs of Stress and Health Risks

A state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances defines stress. It affects every system in our body. Many emotional and physical disorders that have been linked to stress include depression, anxiety, heart attacks, stroke,...

How Stress Affects Women: Causes, Signs, and Stress Management

Everyone has stress. Even everyday events, such as planning a meal or making time for errands, can be stressful. This kind of stress can make us feel worried or anxious. With all that women have going on in their various roles, it seems almost impossible to find ways...

Night Sweats

When you wake up soaking wet after a night of restless sleep, it’s normal to feel confused and even worried. Night sweats are uncomfortable, to say the least. However, you’re not the only one struggling to understand what’s going on with your body. Over 40% of women...

12 Ways to Handle Stress and the Holidays

Whew! The holidays can be a whirlwind of fun, festive activities. However, shopping, parties, baking, cleaning, choosing the right gift, and entertaining can also amplify stress. If not addressed, stress can hurt your health and seriously sideline your holiday plans....

Extra Work Comes With a Steep Price for Women

Women who work long hours for the majority of their careers may be hurting their chance to reap the rewards of their work in a healthy, happy retirement. Researchers recently found that when women work over 60 hours a week for most of their career, they increase their...

Metabolic Syndrome – Know Your Risks

Most women know that lack of exercise and unhealthy diets lead to heart disease, diabetes and strokes. But as women make the transition from regular cycles to menopause and after, it becomes more difficult to maintain a healthy weight because of hormonal changes,...

Eight Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays can be a joyful but also a stressful time, especially for women. Although you might be able to reconnect with friends, you may feel pressure to buy gifts, which trigger worries about money. And when life feels busy already, holiday celebrations, extra...

Stressed? Me? Know what stress can do to your health

Wondering why you can’t shake that headache or cold? Why your muscles always seem tense and you sometimes get chest pains? It could be stress, and many women may not realize how stressed they are. Traffic, a late-night deadline, tension with a teenager…the stress can...

Stress and Infertility – Does a Connection Exist?

There’s no getting around it. Dealing with infertility is stressful. And, assumptions from friends and family members about stress often make things worse. It would be nice to hear “I am sorry that you have to go through infertility treatment. What can I do to support...

Stress Busters

A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances defines stress. It effects every system in our body. Many emotional and physical disorders that have been linked to stress including depression, anxiety, heart...

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