The body’s stress response to a sudden crisis is to release a burst of cortisol and other adrenal hormones.
Body & Mind
Imagine this: You’ve just finished watching a sad movie. You’re bawling your eyes out.
The “quick facts” provided by the Alzheimer’s Association are pretty concerning: More than five million people in America are living with Alzheimer’s, and that number is projected to reach 16 million by the year 2050.
For millennia people from around the world have been using a powerful technique called lucid dreaming.
Do you go through the day feeling tired? Is this a somewhat regular occurrence? If so, that’s a good indication that you—like millions around the world—aren’t sleeping well at night.
In an effort to look for new forms of treatment for the seemingly worsening problem of depression and mental illness in the country, a group of researchers have come up with a potential solution: none other than ketamine, a known synthetic compound that is used as an anesthetic and analgesic drug.
Several studies have determined the “mechanisms of action” of beets, and findings show that the plant can boost body systems and impact blood pressure, heart health, and cognitive function.
Have you been feeling a little extra stressed lately? Maybe more short tempered than usual, or worrying about all sorts of things more frequently? Stress can manifest itself in many ways, and it seems at the moment to be overwhelming more and more of us.
Research continues to uncover the harmful side effects of energy drink consumption. A study revealed that energy drink consumption is linked to anxiety, depression, and stress in young male adults.
Researchers find that we pass on our anxiety to those closest to us.