PTSD, a psychological disorder, is linked for the first time with long-term, systemic effects on a basic process such as aging.
It's safe to say we're all pretty up on the psychological hallmarks of stress -- the generalized freak-out state that makes mush of our minds. But what's going on inside our temples of high anxiety?
Most of us know what it's like to suddenly go "eeeyow!!" when a headache decides to pay a visit. A common tension headache is annoying; a stabbing migraine can be debilitating. Find why and how our noggins get achy.
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Eating a high-fat meal after a stressful day led to calories burning more slowly, reports a new study. Continue reading →
If you've ever been nervous or stressed, you might have experienced a weird feeling in your stomach. Why do we feel so many emotions in our guts? Laci did some digging to figure out what connects our brains to our midsections.
Finals week is approaching and some of you might be stressed out. While exams are stressful, there are ways to make them more manageable. Join Laci as she covers five helpful tips to do better on finals.
A religious group contends that religious activity promotes social well-being, one of four components of brain health. Other research has suggested that religion shrinks the brain. Who's right?
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