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My 'stress’ was a brain tumour

My husband, Christopher, called it right in June 2014, a year before the MRI scan. He followed a flow chart on headaches in the British Medical Association’s Complete Family Health Guide, a prescient wedding gift 20 years previously. He was so convinced I had a brain tumour that when buying a …

Tumors

The Most Stressful Big Tech Companies To Work For

Very few who enter the fast-moving, big money technology industry expect to have a laid back ride to success. The work is tough, projects can change drastically and a pivot can hide behind every corner. It’s stressful to work at companies like Apple, Google and Amazon.<p>But which companies are the …

The Workplace

10 Signs It's More Than Just Stress

How to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on Mental …

This Video Explains How Stress Breaks Down Your Brain

Chronic stress from being overworked, sleep deprivation, or relationship drama can have a negative impact on your abilities to learn, concentrate, …

Study Finds That Chronic Stress Really Does Spread Cancer in The Body

Stress is a b*tch.<p>When mice are exposed to chronic, ongoing stress, their lymphatic systems undergo physical changes that make it quicker and easier …

Study: Military falls short in treating new cases of war-related stress

Gregg Zoroya | USA TODAY<p>PTSD; How it works<p>Things to know about PTSD<p>The U.S. military is struggling to provide adequate therapy sessions for thousands of active-duty troops suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, a massive study released Thursday concludes.<p>The RAND Corp. study …

Mental Health

Meet The Dogs Who Hang Out At The American Ballet Theater To Reduce Stress

The #dogsofabt provide stress relief for the dancers who work in a physically and emotionally exhausting environment.<p>Stumble upon the hashtag #dogsofabt and you'll be introduced to one of the most adorable practices of the American Ballet Theater.<p>The New York-based company allows dancers to bring …

Pets

How Stress Can Cause Hair Loss

As someone who recently experienced losing a cat-sized quantity of hair in a single shower session, I've become preoccupied with learning more about what makes hair thin out versus grow in thick and strong. In my case, the explanation for the former is obvious—the birth of my third child (pregnancy …

Hair

A&E doctor breaks down in tears during TV interview - days before collapsing with stress

This is the heartbreaking moment an overworked A&E doctor broke down in tears during a TV interview, just days before she collapsed with exhaustion …

Asthma Tied to More Stress & Anxiety in Teens

A new study has found that common asthma symptoms are associated with increased levels of stress and anxiety in teens with asthma.<p>Common symptoms …

Parents, school stress may be putting your child at ADHD risk

Parents, listen up. Are you making your toddler an over-achiever? Beware! According to a new study, the increasing academic stress on younger …

Autism

Chronic Stress Causes Brain Inflammation, Memory Loss

A new study suggests that long-term stress can hurt short-term memory, in part due to inflammation brought on by an immune response.<p>Researchers from …

8 Activities To Do at Home That Relieve Stress

We all face stress on a day-to-day basis. But whether it’s an inconsiderate coworker, family responsibilities or a huge car repair bill that you …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …