Tag Archives: Stress

Medical News Today: Stress may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease

New research suggests that vital exhaustion, a marker of psychological distress, may raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Psychological distress in midlife may bring about dementia later on, suggests new research. Many factors may increase Alzheimer’s risk, including age, family history, and genetic makeup. Certain health issues, such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, may… Read More »

Avoid the stress of fireworks

Fireworks are a regular feature of Australian celebrations – many of us love seeing those colours flash across the sky when we bring in the New Year, or celebrate other milestones. But while the fanfare of fireworks is fun for most humans, the bright lights and loud noises can cause fear and distress in many… Read More »