Cortisol

Wellness
Researchers found that dogs' cortisol levels mirrored their owners' levels during a stressful time.
Style & Beauty
“Stress is not our friend, neither for our mind nor for our skin.”
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The simple stress of everyday living could be the reason you're carrying more weight than you should be. Coupled with a vigorous diet and exercise program, stress could be sabotaging your efforts to lose weight.
Wellness
Screen time at night keeps adults from falling asleep and sleeping well due to cognitive stimulation and sleep deprivation. Your brain's electrical activity increases, neurons race and divert you from calming down into a peaceful state of mind for sleep.
Videos
Dr. Frank Lipman author of "10 Reasons You Feel Old And Get Fat" shares his tips for how to maintain a healthy diet.
Videos
We all love our morning caffeine fix but should it be the first thing you have in the morning? Here’s why your morning cup of joe should be enjoyed a little later in the day.
Wellness
Sadly, most children, teens and adults are not getting close to the recommended night's sleep and you can see this clearly in futile attempts to sleep in on the weekends to pay off our mounting "sleep debt."
Wellness
Is Carb Cycling Helpful Regardless of the Adrenal Stage? Let's tackle a few questions to give you some understanding about
Divorce
I've noticed a pattern that when I don't have anything planned for the weekend, by Monday I'm drained. You would think my time of solitude would have the opposite effect where I'd be more refreshed from the peace and quiet.
Wellness
Regardless of whether you're on a stage singing a song, in an office giving a presentation, public speaking, taking a test, running a football or fighting a tiger, your fight or flight system operates in the exact same way. So what can you do about it?
Women
Teaching yoga in jail isn't just about giving the women exercise, it's about giving them tools to cope. That's why I always start with the hope that Tadasana brings.
Wellness
In one study, patients recovered from a cardiovascular incident twice as fast following a positive trigger than following
Wellness
Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.
Wellness
It is both important and healthy to understand that stress is expected in daily life, and our built-in biological response to stress is helpful. Stress hormones, including cortisol, can help us to handle our everyday challenges in amazing ways.
Wellness
Balancing Your Blood Sugar 1. Spijker AT, van Rossum EF. Glucocorticoid sensitivity in mood disorders. Neuroendocrinology
Wellness
Stress is inevitable, but we have the power to take control of how we respond to life's stressors and manage them through
Wellness
The first thing to understand is that stress is much more than you might think. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking
Wellness
Just as a glass of red wine can make us healthier but ten glasses can result in a terrible hangover (and possibly alcohol poisoning), a little stress can focus our attention and stimulate us to dig within for new ways to grow... but too much is likely to hurt.
Wellness
It is ironic that people dash through life trying to figure things out, furrowing their brows in deep concentration and boring their minds like laser beams into making decisions without ever wondering what "mind" is in the first place.
Science
Bad marriages can be sickening. Most people don't have to be convinced of this, but for those who do, several decades of studies offer plenty of proof. Even so, very little is known about exactly how marriage quality affects health.