Items Tagged ‘UCLA Behavioral Health Associates’

Stress triggers that can wreak havoc on your health

November 19, 2017

Stress triggers that can wreak havoc on your health

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 Muscle pain Depression Sexual dysfunction As your level or frequency of stress increases, stress can cause your body to show more […]

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Tags: behavioral health, stress, stress coping strategies, stress factors, stress management, stress triggers, UCLA Behavioral Health Associates, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


Got the winter blues? All about seasonal affective disorder

November 21, 2016

Got the winter blues? All about seasonal affective disorder

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If winter days get you down, you’re not alone. You may have seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression triggered by the change of seasons. People with this disorder tend to feel depressed in the fall and winter, when there is less sunlight and the days are shorter. Researchers believe that the lack of sunlight […]

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Tags: body clock, depression, Dr. Kelly Kang, energy, internal rhythms, lack of sunlight, medication, mental health, mental health care, psychiatrist, sadness, Saralyn Masselink