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Stress Compromises Immune System

According to the scientists, stress leads to the inability of the immune system to control inflammation and thus makes us less able to fight disease.


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Psychological Cause Of Stomach Pain

Stress and anxiety can cause children’s ‘stomach ache’ because kids don’t always express what is wrong with them.


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Dealing With Stress

Stress is a part of everyday life but how we deal with stress has a great deal to do with how happy we will be. Exercise, diet and even medication can help.


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Local Psychologist Pens Book Offering Tips For Harnessing Anxiety

People are hard-wired to be cautious, says psychologist Tamar Chansky, but with one in four Americans having some sort of anxiety disorder, worry has outgrown its usefulness.


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‘Harm Avoidance’ An Indicator Of Strokes

New information from the American Stroke Association meeting has found that ‘harm avoidance’ is associated with a higher stroke risk.


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The Impact Of Stress On Your Health

According to experts at the Cleveland Clinic, it is important to carefully look at how we handle stress and its effect on our body.



Simplify To Reduce Stress

The best treatment for stress might be to simplify your life. Spend more time with family, eating well and exercising – and less time worrying about making more money to buy more things.


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Depression Treatment At The Center For Emotional Fitness

Have you been feeling down, anxious or depressed? How can you tell if those feelings are fleeting, or if you should see a doctor for treatment or a possible research study?


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Dealing With Stress

If you feel you’re under stress, it is important to figure out the root cause.



Childhood Trauma Affects Health As Adult

We know that problems we face as children can have long term psychological effects on people as adults. Now results of a new study show that they also have substantial effects on physical health as well.


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Health Watch: Smartphone Addiction

A new concern about smartphones and their effects on your health. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.



Summer Pet Anxiety

Just like people, pets feel anxious at times, and there are some simple ways you can put them at ease.



The Importance Of Reducing Stress

Reducing stress is believed to have multiple health benefits.


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Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a serious form of depression that comes after giving birth. This is very different than the baby blues, which are a slightly depressed feeling that occur in four out of every five women who deliver.



Panic Disorder

Over 6 million Americans suffer from panic disorder and 4 million of them are women.