Tag: Stress

Chronic Syndrome Linked to Childhood Abuse

According to newly found research results, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome i.e. CFS is caused due to childhood abuse. chronic-fatigue-syndromeChildhood abuse can be physical i.e. sexual, or emotional i.e. neglect and unjust anger towards a child.

It is reported in the January issue of ‘Archives of General Psychology’ that the people who experienced childhood abuse were 6 times more likely to counter CFS than those who fortunately didn’t.

According to a website; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s CFS cannot be treated through rest. And sadly enough, it gets worse when the patient works physically or mentally. Problem in concentrating, muscle ache and joint pain include in its symptoms.

Another abnormalcy found out by Dr. Christine Heim and her colleagues at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, is that childhood abuse caused a remarkable drop in levels of cortisol. It is a hormone which a body requires to respond to tension.

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Stroke Survivors More Prone to Anxiety And Depression

A Dutch study says that people who survive a stroke experience poor quality of life because of stress, tiredness andanxiety-and-depression depression.

The rupturing of brain vessels become the cause of subarachnoid stroke as it fills the space between the brain and the skull with blood. In the study, those 141 men and women were included who were in the community after 2 to 4 years of having stroke.

The researchers used Stroke Specific Quality of Life scale and they found that more than 32% of these people had to suffer from stress, 23% from depression and 67% from tiredness. The researchers also found that there were overall better scores in physical function of these survivals, but scores in social and emotional areas were quite low.

The study has been published in the journal Stroke, Dec.19 issue.

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Some effective natural cures for stress

In today’s hectic lifestyle, almost everyone has to be the victim of stress once in a while and the sad fact is that there isn’t any surest way to avoid stress, but still some treatments and natural cures can help you a lot to manage and cure stress effectively.

Stress nags different people in different ways. It makes them feel overloaded or sleepless.  When people don’t have proper sleep, their immune system gets weak and they become easy victims of many other diseases. That’s why one needs to control stressful conditions in a proper way. Your mind and body can deal with depression and stress only if they are strong enough and the thing that makes your mind and body strong is proper diet with all essential nutrients and vitamins. So, proper and balance diet is a first step to deal with stress in a right way.

Many people believe that smoking and drinking can help them to get rid of stress, but in fact, they prove quite harmful in stress as they take away some important nutrients from your body.

If you feel some signs of stress, you can use lemon balm as a natural cure to deal with stress. It has a soothing effect on nervous system and reduces stress levels instantly.

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Ways to identify stress

There are many reasons that can make stress for people. People treat their stress in different ways, may some people tend to show their pressures externally and others try to keep inside it. People struggle to camouflage their tress but it can temporary if no actions are taken to alleviate the anxiety. The symptoms of stress may be belonging to physical irregularity or behavioral abnormality. There are some identifications of stress.

1- Ability to make Decision:

It is the great sign of a stressed out someone is the lack of ability to make decisions. Even these personalities can not make decision ordinary daily tasks which would normally be carry out without hesitation. Stress attacks a person’s confidence and boldness, and consequently, a normally decisive person may forego his choices or decisions.

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