How Does Stress Affect the Brain and Nerves?

Stress is something that affects different people in different ways, partly because we all deal with stress differently, partly because a lot of the signs of stress build up over time and we don’t necessarily notice them. Sometimes the first time we pay attention to stress is when it manifests in something major like a stroke or a heart attack.

Ideally, you should be taking steps to reduce the effect of stress before something nasty like that happens.

So what signals should you be looking out for?

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Why Is It Important to Stay Calm Under Pressure?

If we put too much pressure on ourselves, all sorts of bad things happen in our body. They may not show up immediately but they’re happening nonetheless.

Staying calm when we’re under pressure isn’t the easiest thing to do. Adrenaline pumps round our body, quite likely our “fight or flight” response kicks in (useful when the enemy had sharp claws, less useful when someone’s just talked to you in the wrong tone of voice) and we’re generally nowhere near as calm as we should be.

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How Can I Reduce My Fear and Stress?

Sadly, fear and stress are often related and the two things have a tendency to feed off each other.

It’s vitally important to do as much as you can to reduce your stress levels because high levels of stress have been proven to have adverse effects on your overall heath.

Measuring our stress levels isn’t an exact science and (like most things) we all have different tolerance levels.

But if you’ve decided you need to reduce fear and stress in your life, try out some of these simple but effective ideas.

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How to Reduce Stress in Your Brain

Our brain is probably the most important part of our body. It’s what separates us from what we consider as lower life forms. We have the ability to think, make decisions and communicate with each other.

But there are times when we take things too far and stress ourselves – and our brain – further than we should.

It’s at times like these we need to do something to reduce the stress that’s building up in our brain otherwise the consequences could be (at the very least) unpleasant.

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Coping With an Elderly Parent With Dementia

Anyone that has a parent who is living with dementia, will know that dementia is a very hard disease to deal with. Not only the demented persons themselves but also their loved ones suffer greatly from it. Thus, if you have a parent that suffers from this crippling disease and you don’t really know how to cope with your emotions and feelings on this, this article may be right for you. So, keep reading to find out how you can help yourself can be able to take care of yourself, while also caring for your dementia suffering parent(s) at the same time.

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How Can I Destress Myself Instantly?

Stress is the single most neurological disturbance that can lead to a multitude of generalized and chronic health conditions around the world. Destressing allows your neurotransmitters to return to a healthy balance, preventing such conditions from arising since it takes time and constant stress to encourage them. How do you destress, though, especially when the stress is constant? Read the following steps to do just that.

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What is the Fastest Way to Cure Stress?

Relieving the stress of life is very important, as being stressed all the time prevents us from enjoying life or simply from making life not totally enjoyable.

Certainly there are many people who suffer from daily stress, many of them stress is common and is generated by how they are doing at work or by some problem. But there are people where stress is already a problem and it is difficult to overcome.

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Why Does My Face Turn Red When I Get Nervous?

Anxiety and nervousness are known for triggering uncommon symptoms. Some of the symptoms caused by these emotions can be extremely strange. In fact, the symptoms can convince you that something is seriously wrong in you.

For example, blushing or facial redness is an unusual symptom of anxiety. Some people turn red when they are embarrassed. Scientifically, this is a medical condition that is associated with many hormonal changes in the body.

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How to Stop Being Anxious at Night – 5 Tips

Night-time anxiety is something that plagues many people. It can be associated with insomnia which affects nearly 60 million people in the U.S. per year.

Making sure you get enough sleep is the cornerstone of living a healthy and less stressful life. But it happens that a lot of the time you end up worrying about not getting to sleep and then not sleeping because you’re worried about it. This creates a paradox and is something that a lot of people struggle to overcome.

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Four Tips on How to Stop Feeling Angry At the World

Did your manager make you do more work? Or, are you stuck in traffic 30% of the time? Do these simple things make you extremely angry? If yes, you might need to sit down, calm and think again. Angry is an emotion everyone is bound to experience. When compared to many other emotions, being angry can be extremely dangerous.

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