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Other Conditions That Are Caused or Affected By Stress

Here are some additional ways stress can affect your health.

Cognitive Therapy for Surgery Success
Cognitive therapy has been shown to be helpful in managing the stress that people experience when undergoing surgery. Stressed about an upcoming procedure (or know someone who is)? Here are some cognitive therapy tips that can help.

Swine Flu and Stress
Why is Swine Flu a concern, and what can be done about it? Learn the basics about Swine Flu, find resources to be prepared, and learn how to relieve stress if you're feeling anxiety about Swine Flu and a potential pandemic.

Stress Related Insomnia
Stress-related insomnia is a common problem. Losing sleep over stress can affect negatively your life in many ways, so it's important to manage insomnia in healthy ways. Learn more about stress-related insomnia and what you can do to get quality sleep when stressed.

Stress and Breast Cancer - Breast Cancer Prevention Strategies
Breast cancer prevention is important for all women, and more is discovered in the fight against breast cancer every day. While breast cancer in itself can be a major-life stressor, new research on stress and breast cancer suggests that stress management can be important in breast cancer prevention as well. Read more here.

Headaches and Stress: How Are They Connected?
Many people wonder about the connection between headaches and stress. This article provides a simple explanation of the different types of headaches and the role that stress plays with each one, and provides simple and natural techniques for handling and preventing headaches of all types.

Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS) and Stress: What's The Connection?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects between 10% and 20% of the population with varying degrees of severity. Many people wonder if stress plays a role. Here's more information on IBS, the latest on the role stress plays with irritable bowel syndrome, and information you can use to deal with the symptoms of IBS.

Are Stress and Infertility Linked?
Infertility has many causes, and there are numerous myths mixed with fact. You may have heard that there's a link between stress and infertility. This article explores the truth behind the stress and infertility link, and provides resources for reducing the stress in your life.

Stress and Hair Loss: What Are The Causes of Hair Loss?
Are you under stress and experiencing hair loss? Are you wondering if stress is to blame, and what you should do? Read more about the causes of hair loss, and find resources for dealing with stress.

Does Stress Cause Acne?
Acne is common in teens, but adult acne is on the rise. If you're dealing with blemishes again in your 20s, 30s, or beyond, and are wondering about the cause, this article explains the link between stress--also very common--and adult acne and general health, and provides resources for clearer skin and a less stressful lifestyle.

Stress: A Cause of Cancer?
Has a link been found between stress and cancer? Yes and no. This well-researched article has some great information and resources to keep you informed and help you make healthy choices, just to be safe.

Is Stress Making You Fat?
Noted health expert Dr. Andrew Weil explains the connection between stress, cortisol secretion and weight gain, and answers this question once and for all.

Stress Can Give You Wrinkles!
It’s been scientifically proven now that stress can alter your skin’s ability to heal, and can cause your face to wrinkle more readily. Read up on the details, here.

Weight War Can Be Never-Ending
Studies show that women tend to gain back previously lost weight when they are feeling stressed because of the type of foods the begin eating. Here are some tips on keeping off lost weight.

Stress and Health Problems
It’s widely recognized that stress affects your health. Here is a breakdown on the specific health problems that can be caused or worsened by stress, with an explanation of how this happens.

Childhood Poverty, Cancer, and Stress: Research On Health
Stress and poverty impact children's health more than many people realize. Read about what research shows about the link between stress, health, poverty, and cancer.

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