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Posts Tagged ‘stress hormones’

Exercise Helps Children Cope with Stress

Previous studies suggest that children who engage in more physical activity not only have more optimal physical health but they also exhibit better mental health. Researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, however, wanted to find out what pathways are involved in the link between physical activity and mental well being. Lead author, Silja Martikainen, MA, report in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism that exercise may play a vital role in helping children cope with stressful situations. Daily stressors could induce surges in cortisol, a hormone released by the body in response to stress. They found […]

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Posted in: Emotional Health, Exercise, Kid's Health, News Briefs

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Relaxation Therapy for Hot Flushes

Most women experience hot flushes, sweating, loss of sleep and poor quality of life during menopause, prompting them to seek medical care. Although the exact cause is unknown, studies suggest that these may be due to the decreasing levels of estrogen (a female hormone) during menopause, which affects the heat regulation center in the brain. To restore hormonal balance and reduce severity of symptoms, estrogen therapy has been used in many women. However, estrogen replacement therapy has been linked with an increased risk for breast cancer and heart disease, and its use has thereby since decreased. In the search for […]

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