Grinding Your Teeth? It’s The Body’s Response To Stress

Grinding Your Teeth? It’s The Body’s Response To Stress

Grinding your teeth: teeth grinding or Bruxism is a medical condition associated with unconscious grinding or clenching of the teeth. This oral-system-related condition is common among children and adults and occurs either at night or in the daytime. For some, the condition may trigger severe symptoms such as tooth pain, headaches, and jaw pain. Evidence…

The Importance of Self-Care in Managing Stress

The Importance of Self-Care in Managing Stress

The Importance of Self-Care: Stress is a natural yet unavoidable part of life. It’s a feeling that everyone experiences and is the body’s response mechanism to stressors that occur in daily life. Stress can significantly impact mental and physical health as an individual reacts to circumstances, we deem to be the root cause. As stressful…

“I’m sorry, I forgot.” Understanding the Brain Fog Phenomenon

“I’m sorry, I forgot.” Understanding the Brain Fog Phenomenon

Have you ever felt like you can’t focus on a task or feel as though nothing seems to stick in your mind? Do you constantly keep forgetting names, appointments, or deadlines? If so, you might be experiencing what’s known as brain fog. This is an umbrella term used to describe mental disorientation or lack of…

Is Stress Playing Havoc With My Hormones?

Is Stress Playing Havoc With My Hormones?

Your body is constantly juggling its hormones, with scores of different hormones working simultaneously throughout the body. It’s the endocrine system that’s in charge of regulating all of these hormones and keeping them in balance. But sometimes our body’s natural ability to balance is disrupted when stress comes into play, and the system become overwhelmed,…

Tinnitus: Is That Stress Ringing In My Ears?

Tinnitus: Is That Stress Ringing In My Ears?

Tinnitus is an ailment that affects millions of individuals across the world, (approx.15-20 percent of the world’s population) and is often associated with stress and worry. In this article we will examine the relationship between tinnitus and stress, as well as the several approaches that can be taken to alleviate the symptoms of tinnitus. What…

Heart Palpitations – Is stress the real cause?

Heart Palpitations – Is stress the real cause?

Heart palpitations can be an unsettling experience, often raising the question of what is causing the symptom. Can stress lead to heart palpitations? In some cases, research has shown a strong correlation between stress and an increase in heart rate and palpitations. Stress increases cortisol release, leaving your heart feeling skipped a beat or racing…

Chronic stress: What does it do to our body and immune system

Chronic stress: What does it do to our body and immune system

This article will discuss chronic Stress, how you can identify it, and its severe impact on the human immune system. We will also discuss ways to manage Stress, including lifestyle therapies and when to see a doctor. First, it’s essential to understand what stress is. What is Chronic Stress? We have all felt Stress. Stress…

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