Category: stress

Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

 by Aaron Kase Stress is an inevitable part of modern life, but too much of it can be devastating to your health. Ample research has shown that stress plays a major role in multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease in which the brain’s communication with the body is blocked, causing symptoms like fatigue, numbness, dizziness and … Continue reading Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

Advertisements
What Happens to Your Body During a Panic Attack?

What Happens to Your Body During a Panic Attack?

The Physiological Reponse of Your Body During a Panic Attack? By Arlin Cuncic What is a Panic Attack? If you suffer with social anxiety, you may have experienced what is known as a "panic attack" in social or performance situations. Although panic attacks are generally thought of in relation to panic disorder, panic can also … Continue reading What Happens to Your Body During a Panic Attack?

Fight-or-Flight Response – Why Is It Important?

Fight-or-Flight Response – Why Is It Important?

By Kendra Cherry The fight-or-flight response, also known as the acute stress response, refers to a physiological reaction that occurs in the presence of something that is terrifying, either mentally or physically. The response is triggered by the release of hormones that prepare your body to either stay and deal with a threat or to … Continue reading Fight-or-Flight Response – Why Is It Important?

All About Your Stress Response

By Elizabeth Scott, MS Your stress response is the collection of physiological changes that occur when you face a perceived threat—when you face situations where you feel the demands outweigh your resources to successfully cope. (These situations are known as stressors.) Physical Changes When your stress response is triggered, a series of changes occur within … Continue reading All About Your Stress Response