Posts Tagged ‘Stress’
1 – Turn off: work, home, your partner … How long do you reserve for yourself? If the answer is none, change the chip now, and dedicate you, at least half an hour daily. You do not have to do anything at that time, if you want to lose stargaze, well … Go!
2 – TAKING TEA: At least one cup before bedtime. But not just any grass. Against stress, work best linden, valerian, and passionflower.
3 – Organize: Stop and think how much time you lose a day due to lack of planning, precious time that could give you to you. So, cooking several meals at once and freeze, leave your clothes ready the next day, pointing all your appointments in a calendar, make lists, lists, lists …
4 – SLEEP: Sleep deprivation is one of the causes of stress most common. Do not steal hours of bed because of the TV; your nerves will thank you warmly.
5 – CHANGES … those things in your life that things can change and accept with fortitude which are inevitable. Nothing causes more stress than engage in fighting windmills. Be realistic!
Back pain when it is accumulated mainly in the cervical area, can often be caused pro emotional problems.
This happens when one lives in an unpleasant environment, suffered constant situations of stress, family problems mostly attack in people who are psychologically weak, which means that many find it hard to relax your muscles, tightening up and even in the hours of rest can not relax.
The situations that are more harmful, they often come from the hand when we adopt correct postures and indulgence in the rotations and deflections in our waistlines, to make very abrupt movements or lack of activity. Read the rest of this entry »
Surely there are few foods that have the same importance in the kitchen such as garlic. And no wonder when we think of the thousand and one ways in which we can cook and benefit both of its properties and its taste. And the discovery of its health benefits is not new, as in the Egyptian papyri were already made with garlic recipes that were used to treat various ailments. But, what really are the benefits of garlic?
- First, it has great antibacterial properties, so that combat both fungi as bacteria and viruses and is also beneficial in case of animal bites.
- You can also lower blood pressure and cholesterol.
- If you have suffered atherosclerosis, garlic helps to reduce blockage of the arteries, thereby preventing many strokes.
- It also has anti-inflammatory properties, so it is highly recommended for all those diseases that cause inflammation. Prolonged use can help prevent certain cancers.
- Recently, some studies can be derived that may slightly increase the level of serotonin in the brain, one of the neurotransmitters responsible for our mood, which will help us fight stress and depression. Read the rest of this entry »
Stress can raise your blood pressure by accelerating your heart rate. But this is a temporary state. It allows you to respond to threats, causing the so called struggle. Many experts say that stress causes permanent increase in blood pressure or hypertension. Stress can cause your blood pressure to rise, but this return to normal levels once the source of the stress disappears.
A surprising number of events have been found to be capable of increasing blood pressure. Researchers have found evidence that regular increases in blood pressure do any damage to blood vessels or organs. So working in a stressful environment, playing sports on a grueling all day does not cause hypertension.
But remember that there is the so-called positive stress, without which it could not have survived as a species. Positive stress helps us to move forward in life looking for a good performance, whether the advance creative and productive. Is that adds excitement to our lives. The rapid stress response helps us to survive the threats to our life, how to avoid an accident by a quick reaction, or flee from an attacker.
The goal is not to eliminate the positive stress, but learning how to handle it and using it to help us. Excessive stress on the other hand, can leave us feeling exhausted and anxious. We must find the balance with an optimal level of stress that motivates us individually but do not get overwhelming.