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Conditions Stress & Anxiety

How Does Diet Affect Your Stress Levels?

Feeling stressed? Are your anxiety levels sky-high? In this case, it’s time to give your diet a makeover! What you eat has a direct impact on stress levels, and vice versa. Some foods promote relaxation and lower cortisol – the stress hormone– levels. Others trigger anxiety and increase cortisol. Nutrition and stress are strongly connected. […]

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Conditions Stress & Anxiety

Stress: How Stress Affects Your Body’s Ability to Heal

Between long hours at work, issues at home, or financial problems, we have plenty of stressors bombarding us. They come from all angles and elevate our stress levels. Sure, certain types of short-term stress actually protect the body, but long-term, chronic stress can be harmful. The longer the body remains in a highly-stressed condition, the […]

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Conditions Women's Health

Why You Should Be Thinking about Fertility Early in Life

Thinking about becoming a mother but you feel it is too early? After all, it isn’t easy to raise a child while trying to climb the career ladder and build your dream life. Yet, health experts recommend planning for it in your 20s. As time goes by, it gets harder and harder to conceive. A woman’s […]

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Conditions Stress & Anxiety

How Does Chronic Stress Affect Your Cortisol Levels?

In today’s hectic world, chronic stress is everywhere. We experience it for weeks, months, or even years in a row without being aware of its dangers. At some point, we wake up sick and drained. As time goes by, we start to gain weight, lose our strength, and experience memory problems. One day, the doctor […]

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Food Allergies

Food Allergies: How to know if you have any food allergies

When you think of food allergies, you likely associate them with serious acute symptoms that require immediate medical care. Those with severe food allergies can experience anaphylaxis. It is a life-threatening allergic reaction to food that causes trouble breathing and swallowing, and a drop in blood pressure. Food allergies are associated with other symptoms rarely […]

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