It may be a classic heart-attack symptom, but pressure or discomfort or tightness in your chest doesn’t always accompany a heart attack. For some people, particularly women, pain in other places may be their main symptoms. For others, chest discomfort comes and goes—the result of a condition called angina, which
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The benefits of omega-3 fish oils for mental health extend beyond depression and anxiety—studies show fish oil is an effective borderline personality disorder treatment. But the key is using the right kind of fish oil at the right dosage.
It might not surprise some, but there’s actually considerable evidence that men are physically less vulnerable to stress and anxiety than women. Research suggests, for instance, that the body’s stress response is less readily activated in men than women and less long-lasting.
In addition, fluctuations in female hormones such as
When you hear the word “addict” it likely conjures images of ragged, young people hustling for dollars and sticking needles in their arms. While there is some truth to that stereotype, it’s equally true that older adults are now the largest group seeking treatment for prescription opioids and heroin.
Severe or prolonged stress has been linked to a long list of negative consequences for both the body and brain, yet much of this harm may be preventable. Since a large part of the stress response is tied to the thought patterns individuals adopt when faced with challenges, changing the