Stress and Hypertension
Stress affects your health in more ways than one. Stress is an important risk factor for heart disease, high cholestrol and hypertension. Find out more about the hypertention resulting from stress.
Can stress affect your heart?
Is there a link between stress and heart health?>
Myths and facts about stress
Ever wondered what stress is and what stress is not? Take a look to understand the facts and myths about stress.
9 Steps to Manage Stress at Workplace
All of us experience stress at one time or the other. Managing stress is something that has to be done at several levels, depending on the cause of the stress. However, there are certain things that we can all do to keep from being overwhelmed by stress.
Meditation - A Gym for your Mind
Research suggests that meditation helps to reduce stress, anxiety, blood pressure, pain response and addictions. At Harvard Medical School, researchers discovered that long term practice of meditation increased the activity of our disease fighting genes in the body, thus changing our bodies at a genetic level.
How do Women find 'Me Time'?
Do you remember your teenage years when your world was filled with dreams, hopes and lots of friends? You swore that nothing would be more important than your ties with the sisterhood and that wherever you went you would make time to connect with them. But life happened after that and here you are juggling a demanding career, marriage, children, in-laws, running a ship-shape household and trying to keep your sanity all the while! Sound familiar? This article gives you the low down in finding some time for yourself as well!
Caring for Aging Parents
Life comes a full circle and before we know it we find the roles reversed! We become caretakers of our parents and, at least in India, most of us give a lot of thought to this responsibility. While earlier with joint families and single income households, caring for the elders was not a big issue, now with the dynamics of families rapidly changing, there are a few challenges.
Emotional Eating: What makes you overeat?
Emotional eating is eating large quantities of food which are usually ‘comfort’ or ‘junk’ foods. Instead of responding to the appetites, people eat in response to their emotions.
Understanding Binge Eating
Binge eating is an eating disorder where a person overeats on a regular basis. It includes periods of excessive eating.
Emotional Eating : The Culprit
Emotional eating is eating for reasons other than hunger. Many studies suggest that 75% of overeating is the result of emotional eating.