Mental Health Awareness Week: How COVID-19 fueled global rise in stress, loneliness
The COVID-19 pandemic left millions of people locked inside their homes, restricting their social interaction with others – a fundamental part of ...
Emotional, physical stress from pandemic increased women’s heart disease risk: Expert
The coronavirus pandemic affected people in many ways, causing many challenges, especially for women.Women’s risk of heart disease increased during ...
‘Feel-good’ Dopamine hormone increases in response to stress, not just pleasure
Dopamine, known as the ‘feel-good’ hormone, does not only increase in response to pleasure, but also to stress, a new study finds.The study, conducted ...
High stress levels increase heart attack risk, here’s what you can do to prevent it
High stress levels can increase blood pressure and may put healthy individuals at a higher risk of developing hypertension within the next decade, a ...
Pandemic-induced mental impact on kids likely to affect long term learning abilities
Without the right support, families that experienced higher stress levels throughout the COVID-19 pandemic will likely suffer long-term effects, a new ...
Iraqis, Lebanese felt most pain, anger, sadness in 2020: Global negativity poll
People around the world felt more sad, angry, worried, or stressed in 2020 than they had in the previous 15 years – with Iraqis experiencing the most ...