Money is the leading cause of stress internationally

According to a 22-country survey from GfK, money is the main source of stress for 29 percent of people. 

Visual stress can reveal chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a condition that causes persistent exhaustion that affects everyday life and doesn't go away with sleep or rest.

Stress may lead to skin problems

Psychological stress is associated with skin complaints such as itchy skin and flaky patches on the scalp among college students, warns a new study.

Loneliness is deadly for elderly

For older adults, perceived social isolation is a major health risk that can increase the chances of premature death by 14 percent.

Does reading self-help books make you stressed?

 Consumers of self-help books are more sensitive to stress when compared to non-consumers.

300-plus Facebook friends means stress for teenagers

Having more than 300 Facebook friends may increase a teenager's levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, says a new study.

Diabetes growing at alarming rate in India

 The in-depth analysis revealed that over 43% people in the 30-50 years age group were diabetic in Delhi.

Just one energy drink can up your BP

Energy drink consumption has been associated with serious cardiovascular events, possibly related to caffeine and other stimulants.  

Early life stress linked to depression

Early life stress is a major risk factor for later episodes of depression.

Feeling feverish? It might be stress

Psychogenic fever is a stress-related psychosomatic condition that manifests itself in a high body temperature. It is caused by exposure to emotional events or to chronic stress, researchers said.

How lethal is chronic stress?

Chronic stress can be really lethal, causing heart attacks, stroke, irritable bowel syndrome and weight gain.

Stress Awareness Day: Tips to get rid of stress

Every year on 4th of November, Stress Awareness Day is celebrated all over the world to increase awareness among the people about stress and how to lead a stress free life.

Beware, your job could make you fat!

The sedentary lifestyle and stressfull environment that comes with longer working hours can make us gain excess weight.

Unbelievable! Texas girl with mystery disease sneezes 12,000 times a day

In an interview with a news channel, Thornley, who sneezes up to 12,000 times a day (20 times per minute), said she is constantly in pain and weak, and can barely eat.

New protein may help us fight stress

Scientists have identified a protein target that can lead to new strategies to treat the effects of stress on the body.

Believe it! Washing dishes reduces stress

 If a look at the piling dishes in the kitchen sink after a long day gives you a headache, just take a deep breath and plunge into action! New research has found that washing dishes with full concentration may calm the mind and reduce your stress.

Stress causes infants to resort to habits

Under stress, people are inclined to resort to habits, rather than try out new things, and the same is true for infants, a new study by psychologists from Germany's Ruhr University Bochum showed.

India staring at a heart disease epidemic? Facts you should know!

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New Delhi: Heart disease is the number one cause of death in both men and women. Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease, killing over 370,000 people annually.

Stress the biggest killer for sex-starving women

Some women are indeed starving for sex, craving for action between the sheets at least six times a week but there is one factor that is blocking their way: stress.

Starting work before 10 am is tantamount to torture: Sleep expert

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Oxford: Getting up early in the morning for school or work can be quite painful, right? All those of you while reading this and yawning in your offices will certainly agree with me.