Stress Archives

Five stress – reducing vitamin supplements

February 23, 2023

During the winter months, temperatures are cold and the sun is in hibernation. This can bring on increased stress and strain on your immune system. Yep, it’s not just your imagination that you tend to get sick more often during the cold-weather months. While colds can strike at any time, they are more common in… [Read More]

Stress, distress, de-stress

November 17, 2022

By: Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times You are experiencing either physical or emotional tension, which makes you nervous, frustrated, or even angry. If so, you have just come face-to-face with stress – a simple word that can complicate mental health and well-being if it is not identified and managed. According to the… [Read More]

Stress Management Tools for the Holidays

November 17, 2022

The holiday season can be full of joy and family fun, but for some, especially those in eating disorder recovery, the occasion can be incredibly stressful. Consider these tips from the experts at Alsana to help you respond to stressors more thoughtfully and constructively: 1. Calm down with mindfulness practices, meditation or yoga. 2. Feel… [Read More]

Anger, heart disease and stress: What’s the connection?

June 25, 2020

Are you a person that is quick to anger? Are you yelling at other drivers on the road or at the TV? Many scientists now believe that anger, depression, and other forms of mental distress can help ignite heart disease. If you want to avoid heart trouble, exercising and watching your diet are a good… [Read More]

Men: Here are five ways stress affects your body

September 19, 2019

According to the Men’s Health Foundation, high stress, poor sleep and eating habits increase the risks of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, depression, and other mental illnesses in men. It can also cause low testosterone and erectile dysfunction. Men, when it comes down to it, is it really worth it? Here’s what stress can… [Read More]