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How Mental Stress Can Affect Physical Health

How Mental Stress Can Affect Physical Health

Picture Source: Hernan Pauccara/Pexels A recent Cleveland Clinic survey indicated that 41 percent of Americans have experienced at least one heart-related issue since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The most common symptoms cited by the survey of 1,000 American adults included shortness of breath (18 percent), dizziness (15 percent), increased blood pressure (15 ...

How Does Shallow Breathing Affect Our Entire Bodies?

How Does Shallow Breathing Affect Our Entire Bodies?

We breathe constantly throughout our days with minimal attention. However, there’s a big difference between shallow breathing and deep breathing that can help you during times of distress. Often, in moments of anxiety, we breathe from our chest. Chest breathing is typically shallow breathing. However, when our bodies are tense ...

How Badly can Stress Affect Your Health

How Badly can Stress Affect Your Health

Investigators, led by Moore, performed a retrospective analysis of more than 41,000 people from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, or NHANES, collected between 1988-2019. That database includes baseline biological measures of participants — body mass index, diastolic and systolic blood pressure, total cholesterol, hemoglobin A1C (higher levels indicate ...