Pandemic stress, boredom linked to increased smoking

A US-based survey has revealed that stress, increased free time and feelings of boredom may have contributed to an increase in the number of cigarettes smoked per day during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Apr 04, 2021, 18:35 PM IST

Is little stress a day good for your brain? Research says yes

The study showed that people who reported experiencing no stress were more likely to experience better daily well-being and fewer chronic health conditions. However, they were also more likely to have lower cognitive function, as well.

Mar 21, 2021, 14:55 PM IST

Feeling stressed? These simple changes in lifestyle can help it big way!

During these trying and uncertain times of the Coronavirus pandemic, stress has taken a huge toll on the health of numerous individuals across the globe. However, there are multiple ways to manage stress. Read the article to find simple tips to combat stress.

Feb 06, 2021, 15:42 PM IST

Influencer and digital marketer Udit Dixit shares tips for overcoming stress

Udit Dixit said the first step to overcoming stress is to recognize it. Many people don’t even know, from what they are going through. Various symptoms of stress are moving legs constantly, flitting, brooding, sweating automatically and the like. “Leave the work and start taking deep breaths”, he said.  

Feb 05, 2021, 18:17 PM IST

Making people ‘Life Ready’- Nijo Jonson on Life and Relationship

We live our entire lives wildly guessing and hoping that we do the right thing. No schools ever prepared us to manage our emotions when faced with, personal failures, break ups, office politics, along with many other important but unacknowledged issues. Thank god for people like Nijo Jonson, who took it upon himself to make people ‘life ready’ instead of just being ‘book ready’. 

Feb 05, 2021, 18:12 PM IST

Quick Yoga Tricks to Boost Immunity and Manage Anxiety during Lockdown

The lockdown has left everyone restricted to our homes leading to lack physical activity. Here are simple yoga poses which will help improve immunity, achieve a stable mind and healthy body.

Apr 09, 2020, 15:12 PM IST

DNA: Formula to be happy that will increase your age

The key to happiness is not in any factory but in your own house, see this special segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary and increase your age…

Jan 21, 2020, 23:32 PM IST

This is how meditation can help you make fewer mistakes

According to the health experts, stress and unwanted tension are some of the major reasons of short term forgetfulness and unfocused behavior which meditation can eliminate. 

Nov 12, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Excessive parenting stress can block maternal sensitivity, lead to reactions that punish the child

Aug 30, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

53% smokers between 20-30 years

 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India is home to 12 per cent of the world's smokers.

Jul 10, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Drinking Japanese Matcha tea reduces anxiety

According to the researchers, the tea's calming effects are due to mechanisms that activate dopamine D1 receptors and serotonin 5-HT1A receptors, both of which are closely related to anxious behaviour.

Jul 10, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Friend circle more predictive of your health than Fitbit

For the study, participants wore Fitbit to capture health behaviour data such as steps, sleep, heart rate and activity level and completed surveys and self-assessments about their feelings of stress, happiness and positivity.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Dogs mirror owner's stress: Study

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by lifestyle factors and by the people that the dogs live with. They determined stress levels over several months by measuring the concentration of a stress hormone, cortisol, in a few centimetres of hair from the dog and from its owner.

Jun 13, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Here's how night owls can advance sleep timings by 2 hours

In an experiment with a small group of participants that spanned for three weeks, the group were asked to wake up two-three hours before regular wake up time and maximise outdoor light during the mornings.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

This smartphone app helps reduce migraine: Study

The RELAXaHEAD app guides patients through progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) a type of behavioural therapy in which patients alternately relax and tense different muscle groups to reduce stress.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Now test stress level at home

The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of Cincinnati, have conducted a new test with a device that uses ultra-violet light to measure common stress hormones using sweat, blood, urine or saliva.

May 28, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Britney Spears lost 5 pounds due to stress

The "Gimme more" hitmaker responded to the speculations with a video message and long post which she shared on Instagram on Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

95% Indian millennials stressed against global average of 86%

The report further pointed out the reluctance amongst individuals towards getting medical help for stress, with 75% of respondents saying they are not willing to talk to a medical professional about stress.

Sep 03, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Physical activity at office reduces stress

Greater physical activity at the office can help reduce psychological stress during after work hours, a new study reveals.

Aug 23, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

Saliva test can predict burnout risk

The study involved comparing the work-related stress and cortisol levels of burnout patients with those of healthy employees.

Jun 17, 2018, 14:49 PM IST