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How does stress can cause a heart attack or stroke?

by Sonia Chartier, on 31 January 2017, Circulation
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Chronic stress clogs arteries by taking a detour through the immune system: that’s the conclusion researchers at Harvard Medical School reached in a recent study.

The statistical correlation has been known for a long time. Stress triggers a multitude of diseases, including arteriosclerosis. But until that study was done, the mechanism behind the phenomenon wasn’t entirely understood…

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Have you heard of Effort-Recovery Theory?

by Sonia Chartier, on 3 October 2016, Stress and sleep
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The Effort-Recovery Theory is concerned with how prolonged or repeated daily stress at work (effort) can adversely affect health if not balanced by sufficient recovery.

Tossing and turning at night? What does this say about your job?…

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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Why relaxation is so important

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 31 August 2016, Menopause, Women's Health

Welcome to A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash.  I’m going to take moment to explain why it is so important to find time to relax during menopause. How relaxation can help to ease symptoms including hot flushes and night sweats and simple ways you can fit it into your daily life.

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How to manage the different types of stress

by Sonia Chartier, on 21 April 2016, Stress and sleep
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co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

When we speak of different types of stress we normally assume physical stress vs. emotional or psychological stress. I challenge this notion.

Stress is the body’s natural instinct to defend itself despite of what’s triggering it…

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Stress reaction: why it is different for men and women?

by Sonia Chartier, on 2 November 2015, Men's Health, Stress and sleep, Women's Health
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There are an almost overwhelming number of factors that contribute to the build-up of modern day stress.

And let’s face it, who behaves at their best when they are under stress?  Perhaps you recognise yourself in one or more of these classic behaviours…

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