- Here are five things that stress does and does not cause.
- Stressed out kids are more likely to turn to snacks for emotional comfort.
- The reason many of us eat too much sugar may have something to do with its ability to relieve stress.
- Stressed out kids may have to worry about an insulin imbalance that leads to type 1 diabetes.
- Goosebumps and your hair standing on end are sibling responses, caused by fear, low temperatures, stress, or other extreme emotions or conditions that trigger a stress response.
- According to a new study, meditation’s benefits may extend to treating migraines and cognitive impairment.
- Science suggests there's no time like the present to get a handle on heart health and hypertension.
- Techniques designed to reduce irrational thoughts may help breast cancer patients avoid the stress that can hurt physical health.
- People who live in cities may find it hard to relieve their stress, but a new study finds green space can help.
- It's the life crisis that no longer just affects 20-somethings, but it can actually be a positive thing for the future.
- Stress and general anxiety impact a person's level of confidence, which then impacts social competition. A new study explores how this could ultimately lead to inequality.
- Seasonal affective disorder affects upward of 10 million Americans. Can the latest form of light therapy help?
In psychology, stress is a concept about condition that can be described as: feeling of strain and pressure, feeling of anxiety and being overwhelmed, overall irritability, feeling of insecure, nervousness, social withdrawal, loss of appetite, depression, panic attacks, exhaustion, high or low blood pressure, skin problems, insomnia, lack of sexual desire (sexual dysfunction), migraine, gastrointestinal problems.