Ways to Cope with Covid-19 Related Stress
Older adults can benefit from regular physical activity. Fortunately, the activity does not need to be strenuous to achieve health benefits. Even a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood or a nearby park can benefit both body and mind. While activities such as hobbies can contribute to maintaining independent, [...]
Dear Doctors: I’ve been hearing on the news that researchers have discovered that when stress causes a heart attack, it all begins in the brain. How does this work? And is it even possible to control the way our brain responds? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and [...]
Dear Doctors: News reports are saying that researchers have figured out how stress causes a heart attack, and that it all starts in the brain. I’ve already quit smoking, I exercise, and have switched to a healthy diet. But how am I going to control my brain?
Dear Doctor: My husband and I are trying to have a baby, but we're having problems conceiving. Could my stress be to blame? Dear Reader: First, let's consider a couple of statistics, specifically as they relate to women. The federal Centers [...]
Some high school seniors and their parents are feeling a little tense right now. The regular admission deadline for college applications was around the first of the year; that means many students applying to highly ranked colleges receive word of acceptance – or rejection [...]
Dear Doctor: I've had psoriasis for close to seven years, and lately it has been flaring up more often. Is there anything I can do with my diet to control this, or even prevent it from happening? [...]
How often in your week do you find yourself unaware of what you did just moments before? Do you sometimes forget stretches of driving only to find yourself at your destination without remembering the specifics of how you got there? The human mind excels at automating functions so [...]