stress

When my numbers were elevated, my primary doctor took me off my blood pressure meds to try to reduce them but the numbers remained high. I had been in a bad auto accident so there was some thought that the numbers could be stress/trauma related. But then I saw an [...]
By Slow Nana • January 10, 2018

There are universal stress points that affect us all. How we respond to these stressors can influence our well-being. Unchecked stress can affect your health and contribute to conditions such as:

  • Headache
  • Acid reflux
By uclahealth • November 19, 2017
Insomnia is a persistent difficulty with falling or staying asleep at night. BIC, which affects about 25 percent of children, is a type of pediatric insomnia that encompasses three behavioral disorders: sleep-onset association, limit-setting and combined BIC. “Sleep-onset association, most common among infants and toddlers, is a behavioral disorder in which [...]
By uclahealth • May 30, 2017

Healthy diet, physical activity, low stress and strong social supports really do help you live longer.

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By uclahealth • February 22, 2017

Manage stress! Try exercise, yoga or meditation.

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By uclahealth • February 15, 2017
While boxes of decadent chocolates treats, celebratory champagne and romantic high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, your heart may be pining for something else. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it is a great time to look at the state [...]
By Roxanne Moster • February 14, 2017
Breastfeeding can be one of the most wonderful experiences of motherhood. It can also be one of the most challenging. A new
By uclahealth • January 4, 2017
Tina Turner does it.  So does Katy Perry, Sting, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and a host of other celebrities. When not strutting the concert stage or cat walk, they’re grooving to meditation’s benefits. While celebrity isn’t a reason to try meditation, it did make me a [...]
By Roxanne Moster • December 20, 2016
Between holiday gift-giving and seasonal travel expenses, a lot of us have money on our minds this time of year. That makes it a great time to start talking finances with your children. Smart money management is a skill that will help your children throughout their lives, and [...]
By uclahealth • December 20, 2016
By Dana Hunnes The holidays can be the most joyful time of year, and the most stressful. Eating healthfully can be a challenge even for the best-intentioned of us, and there are a number of reasons why:
  1. Between October and the end of the year, [...]
By uclahealth • November 14, 2016