1stVitality UK News — Stress

Discover how stress affects you, ways to deal with it.

Posted by Heather Campbell on

FLORENCE, S.C. — Even in a society where almost anything is available at the push of a button, there is one thing that people cannot get away from: stress. Stress can have an affect on your body and your mind. Whether from work and family, or physical ailments and money problems, most people will experience stress as some point in their life. Dr. Jaideep Debsikdar, a cardiologist at Advanced Cardiology Consultants in Florence, said stress is a far-reaching issue.   “Any time you have stress in the body, whether you are consciously aware of it or not, you have stress...

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6 ways to treat PMS without drugs.

Posted by Heather Campbell on

From ginger to exercise, natural methods may help beat cramps, bloating and other monthly symptoms.   Stomach cramps. Lower back pain. Tender breasts. Fatigue. Bloating. Anxiety. Depression. If you're a woman, you know what those symptoms add up to: premenstrual syndrome or PMS. About 85 percent of women are believed to have at least one PMS symptom during their monthly cycle, according to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, but some experience more discomfort than others. But you may not need to head to the pharmacy every month. Some studies have suggested that you can bypass the medications and...

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