Tag Archives: Stress

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »

Managing Stress

Deadlines. Bills. Money problems. Chores. Family responsibilities. Relationship challenges. Work issues. Politics. Drama. STRESS. TOO MUCH STRESS. Does this sound familiar? Of course it does. Statistics from the APA even show how stressed we are. Forty four percent of people surveyed indicate that their stress levels had increased in the past five years. Stress is… Read More »

5 Superfoods That Help You Fight Stress

What do you usually do when you experience stress? Give yourself a rest? Do exercise? Or take medication? All of them are simple to do but there is still a way that help you beat stress more quickly and easily: turning to food. A wide range of healthy foods provide essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients… Read More »