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Stress (INACTIVE)

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  • Letting stress float away

    Letting stress float away
    Recently, I spent an hour floating in a 4-by-8 isolation tank filled with tepid salt water in a basement in Manassas, Va. No, this wasn't a "Silence of the Lambs" scenario. It was an exercise meant to bolster my sanity, not endanger it. Floating in...
  • Anxiety cripples teen's school experience

    Anxiety cripples teen's school experience
    Dear Amy: I'm a freshman in high school. So far, my experience hasn't been that great. I've been so stressed out and had to go to the doctor several times because the stress is causing me to have bad headaches. I've looked into home schooling/online...
  • Dealing with holiday blues

     Dealing with holiday blues
    Don't let the holiday blues get you this season. While the family get-togethers, gift exchanges and parties are part of the joys of the holidays, for some people those things can be stressful and, in some cases, depressing. We talked to Dr. Fatima Ali,...
  • Pressure on student makes for bad chemistry

    Pressure on student makes for bad chemistry
    Dear Amy: I'm a junior in high school. My parents are really hard on me about my grades. They get mad if I get below a 95 on anything. I have a lot going on this year, and just got a new job. So now I'm trying to juggle schoolwork, a job, piano, guitar,...
  • Cinderella syndrome bothers reader

    Cinderella syndrome bothers reader
    Dear Amy: Today a lady introduced me to her "daughter, Laura" and her "stepdaughter, Katherine." Later, on TV, a man was describing his family and said that he had two sons and his wife had three sons. What is it with this Cinderella syndrome?...
  • Hypnosis: You are getting sleepy ... and calm, and thin, and ...

    Hypnosis: You are getting sleepy ... and calm, and thin, and ...
    Ever wonder why some people, even under adverse circumstances, set goals and achieve them effortlessly? Some of them, undoubtedly, are hard-wired to succeed. They just set themselves in a direction and their mind handles the rest. But that ability is...
  • Palliative care helps ease the symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness

    Palliative care helps ease the symptoms, pain and stress of serious illness
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband was diagnosed with cancer six months ago and just completed chemotherapy treatments. He's not feeling great right now and may need more cancer treatments at some point. We've been told his long-term outlook is good. At a...
  • 10 trends that affect the way we work

    As we wind down the year, I've identified major workplace trends affecting the way we work. From an individual perspective, understanding these trends will give you an advantage. From an employer perspective, it will help make more informed business...
  • Key to stress-free home construction is a detailed plan from outset

    Key to stress-free home construction is a detailed plan from outset
    DEAR TIM: We're taking the plunge and getting ready to build a new home. I'm really excited, but full of anxiety at the same time. How do you make sure the job gets done on time? What are a few of the biggest mistakes we could make before starting the...
  • The latest veterinary research yields fascinating data

    CHICAGO, IL -- Do cats truly prefer covered litter boxes? Can military working dogs suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder syndrome, similar to people, and if so, are some dogs more at risk than others? Can wearing a tight-fighting garment (called a...
  • Coaxing bad memories away with smell

    Coaxing bad memories away with smell
    A recent study out of Northwestern University suggests that presenting certain smells during sleep could help reduce fear memories. Although the study showed the smell trigger attached to the fearful memory could help calm fears, scientists say it's too...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Treating depression and anxiety can aid pain relief

    Q: Can pain be caused by depression and anxiety? A: People with depression and anxiety do experience more pain than average. We don't know the exact cause. But we do know that pain can be more severe or last longer. And it can be harder to treat. Up...