Stress

Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

According to doctors, extreme fatigue in males and chest pain in females are the symptoms to look out for in a possible heart attack.

Oct 12, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Among Indian citizens, working professionals in Mumbai are more stressed

Among Indian citizens, working professionals in Mumbai are more stressed

Their stress mostly stems from work-related issues like tight deadlines, missing targets, coping with pressure, office politics, long working hours, indifferent and unsupportive managers and work-life balance.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
We are unable to sense new threats under stress, says study

We are unable to sense new threats under stress, says study

 The research counters to the conventional view that stress enhances our ability to detect and adjust to these changing sources of threat.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Stressed out? Writing down your feelings may help you cope

Stressed out? Writing down your feelings may help you cope

According to researchers, worrying takes up cognitive resources. 

Sep 17, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Sugarcane component may cut stress, help you sleep better

Sugarcane component may cut stress, help you sleep better

Currently available sleeping pills do not address stress component and often have severe side effects.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Upset about your financial situation? You may be at a risk of developing migraines

Upset about your financial situation? You may be at a risk of developing migraines

The CLOCK gene is a gene associated with the sleep-wake cycle – also known as the circadian rhythm – that make chronic stress-triggered migraines more common.

Sep 04, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

In order to curb these conditions, the country's largest border-guarding force BSF has launched two ambitious projects for its jawans and has introduced a 'wellness quotient assessment' test in their annual medical checkup.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Stress can lead to decreased lactation, says study

Stress can lead to decreased lactation, says study

Mental and physical stress has a direct impact on the breast milk production. Mother's milk is vital for the proper development of the infant.

Aug 16, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Lactating mothers, take note! Stress can make breastfeeding difficult – This is how

Lactating mothers, take note! Stress can make breastfeeding difficult – This is how

Being burdened by stress has negative impact on the delicate health of a new mother as it can cause decrease in the breast milk and even delay it.

Aug 14, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Is stress the Indian Army's biggest enemy? This is how it claims over a 100 soldiers every year

Is stress the Indian Army's biggest enemy? This is how it claims over a 100 soldiers every year

As per a report in the Times of India (TOI), there have been 44 suicides and a fratricide case in the Army alone this year.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Suffering from lower back pain? This new smart underwear may help reduce the pain!

Suffering from lower back pain? This new smart underwear may help reduce the pain!

A team of scientists has developed a smart, mechanised undergarment that may help reduce stress and pain on the lower back muscles.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Alcohol is no stress-buster, consumption can have lethal impact

Alcohol is no stress-buster, consumption can have lethal impact

Drinking alcohol during stress can be lethal and cause serious problems which can be difficult to deal with.

Jul 31, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Talking to yourself proves fruitful, helps in combating stress

Talking to yourself proves fruitful, helps in combating stress

The team found that when reacting to the disturbing photos such as a man holding a gun to their heads, the emotional brain activity decreased within a second when they referred to themselves in the third person.

Jul 27, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
Playing video games may cut stress at work

Playing video games may cut stress at work

The research findings showed that people who played a casual video game exhibited greater engagement and affective restoration than normal relaxation condition.

Jul 26, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
How the Art of Living is helping Syrian war survivors cope with post traumatic stress

How the Art of Living is helping Syrian war survivors cope with post traumatic stress

The Art of Living (AOL) and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister organisation founded by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, have embarked on a project to help Syrian refugees and war survivors in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria cope with the trauma of the prolonged conflict in the region.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Stressful life experiences can cause brain to age 'by years', claims study!

Stressful life experiences can cause brain to age 'by years', claims study!

 Researchers from Wisconsin University in the US also found that African American experienced 60 percent more stressful events than white people during their lifetimes.

Jul 17, 2017, 21:33 PM IST
Overqualified for a job? You have higher chances of being under psychological strain

Overqualified for a job? You have higher chances of being under psychological strain

Perceived overqualification occurs when employees are expecting a job that utilises their qualifications but do not find themselves in such a position, leaving them feeling essentially deprived.

Jul 12, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Persistent mental stress ups death risk in heart disease patients

Persistent mental stress ups death risk in heart disease patients

According to researchers, people with persistent mental distress, including depression and anxiety, were nearly four times as likely to have died of cardiovascular disease and nearly three times as likely to have died from any cause.

Jun 27, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

Eating junk food to deal with work-related stress? Sleep is a better, healthier, more effective alternative!

The reason for these eating habits, researchers believe, is that food is percieved as a diversion to get rid of negative feelings and approach desired feelings.

Jun 24, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Cycling to work can beat stress and improve work performance!

Cycling to work can beat stress and improve work performance!

A new study suggests that cycling to office daily not only make you healthier, but also helps to reduce stress and improve your work performance.

Jun 22, 2017, 23:13 PM IST