Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A 6-week intervention of mindfulness meditation and yoga significantly decreased stress and improved feelings of peace, focus, and endurance, as well as happiness, positivity, personal satisfaction and self-confidence in the participating medical students. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Auricular acupuncture significantly improved physical and psychological stress, cortisol levels and sleep quality in the 32 participating South Korean women. (more…)
Aroma Works through Various Means to Influence Cognitive and Physiological Function after Stress Exposure
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A study of 92 participating healthy adults, demonstrated the effectiveness of lavender aromatherapy in significantly improving post –stress memory and processing speed.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. A new curcumin formulation containing fenugreek fiber significantly decreased stress, anxiety and fatigue and improved Quality of Life in participating subjects. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Study participants with high blood pressure significantly decreased both systolic and diastolic blood pressures while taking 200 mg of theanine daily for 7 days compared to those participants in the caffeine plus placebo group.
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Students, who drank milk containing the probiotic Lactobacillus casei [called Shirota (LcS)] 8 weeks prior to taking an important exam, experienced significantly lower salivary cortisol levels while taking the exam. Their rate of cold and flu symptoms were also significantly lower during the 8 weeks prior to the exams when compared to control. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Twenty-five patients with high cholesterol, consuming walnut and walnut-flaxseed diets, saw a significant improvement in blood pressure and blood flow. (more…)
Written by Chrystal Moulton, Staff Writer. This review shows various researches on the effect of tyrosine supplementation on stress. (more…)
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Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Relora taken at 500 mg per day improved mood factors, including depression by 20%, anger by 42% and fatigue by 31%. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. 600 mg of ashwagandha per day taken for 60 days improved cortisol levels, depression and anxiety in participating individuals. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. Caloric restriction in mice resulted in weight loss, but the weight was regained shortly. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, M.D., Ph.D. In a recent study, phosphatidylserine was found to benefit individuals who respond strongly to stress. (more…)
Written by Dr. Patrick Massey, M.D., Ph.D. Regular stress reduction is an absolute necessity and there is no quick cure. It takes daily practice for a lifetime of good health. Stress is implicated in 60 to 90% of all illnesses. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. Relora (a combination of the extracts barks of Phellodendron amurense and Magnolia officinalis) might offer some relief for premenopausal women experiencing temporary anxiety. (more…)