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Support Embrace Educate Network. Intersex Support — Intersex Conditions. Baking Soda for Upset Stomach: 8 Effective Remedies for Quick Relief (For 2018) 20 Scientifically Backed Ways To De-Stress Right Now. What's your stress "tell?

20 Scientifically Backed Ways To De-Stress Right Now

" For some, a quickened heart rate or a slight feeling of queasiness is enough to let them know they're getting anxious or overwhelmed. But just as a slight from your boss or bad news from a family member can get your stress hormones pumping and your blood pressure rising quickly, you have the power to reset almost instantly. Jamie Grill via Getty Images When we're stressed, hormones like cortisol flood our systems, producing the "fight or flight response" in which our heart rate goes up, we breathe more heavily (requiring more oxygen) and our blood vessels constrict.

While in the pre-civilization world, the increased blood flow to our heart and muscles helped us escape from predators and dangerous situations, we find ourselves in a very different position now. The good news? We don't really have a choice when it comes to getting stressed -- we may as well work to undo its effects. Go For A 10 Minute Walk Breathe Deeply Visualize Eat A Snack (Mindfully!) Pucker Up.

How we work. 5 Essential Oil Based Remedies for Nausea / Vomiting / Upset Stomach. What Breast Cancer Can Look and Feel Like Photo. Earlier this week, many Facebook users were posting red hearts in support of breast cancer awareness, but one woman is opening up about why a "cute heart" isn't going to help save lives.

What Breast Cancer Can Look and Feel Like Photo

Erin Smith Chieze posted the photo above on Facebook, giving an explicit description of how breast cancer can look and feel, and it's going viral for all the right reasons. In response to all the red hearts Erin has seen on Facebook, she explained the importance of these lemons. "In December of 2015 when I saw an indentation that looked like one of those pictures, I instantly knew I had breast cancer," she wrote.

"I tried to feel for a tumor, but my tumor was non palpable. I was diagnosed with breast cancer 5 days later and with stage 4 the following month. She continued, "We need to give REAL information, not cute hearts. "PLEASE, stop playing games that do not actually promote awareness, they often cause people to tune out anything that might even mention the word awareness," Erin wrote. How to use the 4-7-8 technique to fall asleep in minutes. If you aren't getting enough sleep at night, chances are other areas of your life are taking a hit too.

How to use the 4-7-8 technique to fall asleep in minutes

Sleep deprivation has been linked to weight gain, slower brain activity and a weaker immune system, according to Healthline. The site also reports that regularly getting less than five hours of sleep per night increases health risks by 15 percent. Many people have a difficult time falling asleep at night. Whether you're stressed about work, bills or family or your body just won't shut down, you may be able to get some relief with this breathing technique. The simple breathing routine is called the "4-7-8" technique. To start, touch the tip of your tongue to the roof of your mouth (and try to keep it there the entire time). Close your mouth and breathe in through your nose for a count of 4. Dr. "After two months, three months of regular practice, there are very significant changes that happen with the physiology. Other Tips and Tricks - Keep a sleep log. . - Keep it cool.

6 Natural Remedies to 'Cure' a Cold. Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter who researches natural remedies all over the world, from the Amazon to Siberia.

6 Natural Remedies to 'Cure' a Cold

With winter fully upon us, cold season has officially arrived, with coughing, sinus congestion, and the dullness that colds impart. Fortunately, natural cold remedies can help you to beat colds more quickly, and reduce the severity of symptoms. Here are a few of my favorite remedies, which are free of side effects. 1. Fresh ginger rootSpicy and inexpensive, fresh ginger root is my all-time favorite pick for cold care. 2.