• Stress can be as bad for your body as junk food
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    Stress can be as bad for your body as junk food

    Stress is one of those things most people know they need less of, but struggle to actually put that in practice. Now, here’s more motivation to try cut back on your stress levels: It could wreck havoc on your health. According to a new mouse study published in the journal Scientific Reports, stress can negatively impact your gut microbiota (the microorganisms that are crucial to your digestive and metabolic health) the same way as eating a junk food diet.

  • Hair loss: Why it happens and what you can do about it
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    Hair loss: Why it happens and what you can do about it

    If you're experiencing it, don't despair quite yet.

  • Solange posts unflattering pic that she calls her 'favorite' selfie
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    Solange posts unflattering pic that she calls her 'favorite' selfie

    "Thank you for showing us different parts of your life!"

  • The Weird Way of Talking That Can Help With Stress
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    The Weird Way of Talking That Can Help With Stress

    A new study finds that talking to yourself in the third person can help you cope with a stressful situation more easily.

  • How to Get Rid of Stress in 10 Minutes Flat
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    How to Get Rid of Stress in 10 Minutes Flat

    In the words of Kris Kross: All you've gotta do is jump, jump.

  • Stressful Life Experience Can ‘Age Your Brain,’ Research Suggests
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    Stressful Life Experience Can ‘Age Your Brain,’ Research Suggests

    We all know stress isn’t good for us, but according to new research, it can actually age your brain — and African-Americans are particularly at risk.

  • Woman gets surprising email from boss after taking time off for mental health
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    Lauren Sharkey

    Woman gets surprising email from boss after taking time off for mental health

    All employers should be like this.

  • Richard Simmons Reemerges on Facebook to Share Inspiring Message
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    Richard Simmons Reemerges on Facebook to Share Inspiring Message

    Richard Simmons at the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2013, a year before he dropped out of the public eye. Much ado has been made about Richard Simmons’s unexplained disappearance from the public eye. Rumors about the 68-year-old fitness icon’s health and safety have run rampant, in large part the result of the wildly popular podcast Missing Richard Simmons.

  • Why ‘Fitness Barbie’ Wants You to Love Your Body
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    Why ‘Fitness Barbie’ Wants You to Love Your Body

    Lola Pahkinamaki, once overweight and then anorexic, has finally found balance by becoming a version of Barbie.

  • Stress May Actually Trigger Gray Hair in Your Dog
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    Stress May Actually Trigger Gray Hair in Your Dog

    It’s no secret that chronic stress and anxiety can increase the odds that a person will develop gray hair. Now, new research has found that phenomenon extends to dogs as well.

  • Stress relief: 21 simple hacks to give anxiety the heave ho
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    Stress relief: 21 simple hacks to give anxiety the heave ho

    Alison Cullen, a spokesman for A.Vogel, which commissioned the research to look at the impact of stress on immunity said: "Ongoing stress causes the body to put everything on hold except immediate survival. The result is more cold and flu infections, which in turn cause more stress. With that in mind, and to coincide with National Stress Awareness Day (November 2nd), we've put together our simple stress squashing tips.

  • 11 signs you’re more stressed than you think
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    11 signs you’re more stressed than you think

    “These days, many of us live under chronic stress. But our bodies can’t distinguish between late trains, missed appointments, spiralling debt, infuriating work colleagues, family disputes and the truly life-threatening stress it gears up to challenge. “The key things is, don’t ignore it thinking it will get better.

  • Adult acne: What causes it and how to prevent it
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    Adult acne: What causes it and how to prevent it

    Rather depressingly, rates of adult acne have gone up 200 per cent in the last year alone. Some of the most beautiful women in the world, including Victoria Beckham, Cameron Diaz and Katy Perry, have talked about their struggle with spots. With around 50 per cent of adults suffering from acne at some point, and with 80 per cent of those being women, it’s important to understand what’s really going on when it comes to problem skin.

  • Stress Erases the Benefits of Eating Healthy Fats, Study Says
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    Amy Capetta

    Stress Erases the Benefits of Eating Healthy Fats, Study Says

    A new study finds that stress may negate the benefits of eating healthy fats, like this avocado.

  • Your Sleep Issues May Reveal Something About Your Relationship
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    Korin Miller

    Your Sleep Issues May Reveal Something About Your Relationship

    It’s no secret that your relationship can have a big impact on your life, but new research has found it can seriously mess with an area you would have thought was off-limits: your sleep.

  • The Unexpected Physical Symptoms Of Depression
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    The Unexpected Physical Symptoms Of Depression

    People are increasingly aware of the emotional and mental symptoms, but there are a whole host of unexpected physical symptoms that are associated with depression too, and often people don’t make the link. This strange feeling can be caused by stress or shallow breathing, so is often associated with depression linked to anxiety. Stress and depression can cause hormonal imbalances that can lead to hair loss.

  • Why women have started booking professional vagina massages
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Why women have started booking professional vagina massages

    Stressed-out women are getting massages to ease tension. Until you realise we’re not talking back and shoulder massages here. The latest way for women to cope with the pressures of a busy life is to book themselves in for a ‘vagina massage’.

  • Binge watching TV may actually be bad for your health
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    Binge watching TV may actually be bad for your health

    The University of Toledo recently polled 408 North Americans and found that 35 per cent identified themselves as TV binge-watchers. “Literature shows that TV viewing (especially screen time) is associated with poor mental and physical health outcomes.

  • Yes, it’s possible to lose weight without diet and exercise
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    Simone Olivero

    Yes, it’s possible to lose weight without diet and exercise

    January is all about resolutions, which, for many, means workout binges and failed attempts at dieting. But, if your 2016 goal is to slim down, there may be another way.  “I’ve worked with many clients who can afford personal training, even a personal chef or tailored meal delivery services designed for weight loss, and yet despite these resources they wind up sabotaging themselves through emotional eating,” Cynthia Sass, a nutritionist and registered dietitian  tells Yahoo Health.  Instead of beating yourself up, try one of these nine alternative ways to get your weight loss plan back on track.

  • Your Body On Stress
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    Your Body On Stress

    Related: Here’s What Millennials Really Think About Aging and Stress Body “A stress response starts with the increased release of corticotrophin-releasing hormones,” says Dr. David Sack, psychiatrist and CEO of Promises Treatment Center in California. In short, it makes you resilient: your blood sugar stays up and you can tolerate stress, but chronic stress affects every organ in the body.” Norepinephrine released in the brain, heart, and blood vessels increases your blood pressure and makes your heart work harder, while an acute increase in epinephrine (essentially adrenalin) makes your heart rate go up.