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Battling Stress

Battling Stress

Stress is simply reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. When you feel threatened, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol, which rouse the body for emergency action.

How To Get A Handle On Hypertension Or High Blood Pressure

How To Get A Handle On Hypertension Or High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the force exerted by the blood against the walls of blood vessels and the magnitude of this force depends on the cardiac output and the resistance of the blood vessels. Hypertension or high blood pressure is defined as having blood pressure higher than 140 over 90 mmHg with a consensus across medical guidelines.

Why Skipping Meals Messes You Up

Why Skipping Meals Messes You Up

  When it comes to losing weight, forgoing a meal or two feels like the fastest way to get started. And yet, we’ve been told time and again that this is a bad idea. A study conducted by Ohio State University last year concluded that skipping meals to cut down on calories could induce insulin and glucose fluctuations in the body that have the opposite of the desired effect.

Not Losing Weight At The Gym? This Checklist Might Help.

Not Losing Weight At The Gym? This Checklist Might Help.

  So you’ve stopped binging on junk food, given up midnight snacking, heck, even joined a gym but your weight remains the same. Are you wondering why your efforts are not showing results? How much weight you lose primarily depends on three factors: your calorie intake, the amount of physical activity and your genes. If you’re working on one and two diligently, you should be able to see results. But if you’re still not, you’re probably missing one or two of…

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