#stress

Stress and Pandemic Impact Mental Health in Selma

From the West Alabama newsroom– Mental health awareness is on the rise. And mental health professionals say that that’s the first step — in putting the stigma associated with mental illness to an end. A person’s mental health is extremely important because it impacts their quality of life — their experiences — and their relationships. Cahaba Center for Mental Health…

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS: Life Stress + E-Cig Damage + Domestic Violence Training for Doctors

New research showed the stress of modern life combined with disruptions to the body’s internal clock may increase the risk of developing metabolic disorders, including obesity and type two diabetes. Shift working and jet lag can alter a person’s body clock, as well. Plus, cardiologists said new research highlights the damage e-cigarettes pose to the brain, heart, blood vessels, and…

How Blood Can Affect Dementia, Better Detecting Heart Disease and Cancer Paired with Stress

Too much or too little hemoglobin in your blood can lead to an increased risk of dementia later in life. That’s according to researchers in the Netherlands who found the level of protein in red blood cells may be linked to memory issues for seniors. And, a new guideline from the Endocrine Society recommends older adults get screened regularly for cardiovascular…