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Lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGBs) who are out to others have lower stress hormone levels and fewer symptoms of anxiety, depression, and burnout.
A researcher has used the Russian space simulation program Mars500 to discover 'sodium rhythms' in the human body, a discover that turns conventional wisdom about salt in the body on its head.
The top New Year’s resolutions this year are directed at renewed good health and stress reduction, according the Health Food Emporium owner Gail Bowman. (PRWEB)
Hormonal issues including premenstrual symptoms, infertility, menopause, erectile dysfunction, and prostate cancer are becoming common among Americans. Dr.
A recent study by a researcher at the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS) at the Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine and professor at the Université de Montréal suggests that bullying by peers changes the structure surrounding a gene involved in regulating mood, making victims more vulnerable to mental health problems as they age.
Scientists have discovered a link between levels of the hormone cortisol in a person’s saliva and their ability to make good decisions in high-stress situations.
Night owls beware: scientists from Johns Hopkins University recently revealed that when people routinely work late at night, they have an increased risk of developing depression and learning issues.
The adrenal glands are endocrine glands located directly on top of the kidneys. Their main function is to secrete vital hormones and steroids during times of stress, as well as govern many different bodily functions. The hormones that the adrenal glands secrete are primarily derived from amino acids or lipids. The right adrenal gland is pyramid-shaped, while the left adrenal gland is shaped like a crescent moon. They have an irregular surface configuration, are enclosed in a capsule made of...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.