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Stress-Free Summer
Summer isn't only about swimming and vacations — it can be a stressful time for many people. If you are stressed this summer, try these five tips.
Stress and Your Health
Stress is part of everyday life. In fact, sometimes it's normal and not all bad. Read on for some tips to reduce your stress.
Mental Stress and Your Heart
For younger women with heart disease, mental stress could have a big effect on their health, a new study found.
Help for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Many women have cramps or irritability in the days leading up to their periods. For some women, however, things can get a whole lot worse. But one treatment may help.
Why Many Women May Struggle After Heart Attacks
Stress is a feared enemy of heart health, but most people have a hard time kicking it out of their lives. Learning to cope with stressful events may be an important step for women recovering from a heart attack.
Perfect Parenting Pressures Could Affect Mental Health
Becoming a parent for the first time can be hard for some people. But some new parents may risk developing a mental disorder when they also face social pressures to be perfect parents.
When the Stress Goes to Your Head
Certain events in our lives can cause very high levels of stress. From deaths and divorce to losing a job, the stress of these events might last longer than we realize.
More Stress, More Pounds?
Past research has suggested that people from poorer backgrounds may have an increased risk of being obese. As researchers dive deeper into this relationship, they are finding that stress may play a role.
Unexplained Aches and Pains of Stress
Feeling a lot of stress day after day can take its toll over the years. Even without specific health conditions, excessive mental stress may be linked to unexplained aches and pains.
When Pregnant Women Live in Risky Places
Most people have the good fortune not to live in a town under regular rocket attacks. However, lessons can be learned from the experiences of pregnant women in such places.