Researchers Discover Brain Circuits Causing Physical Responses To Emotional Stress

Researchers Discover Brain Circuits Causing Physical Responses To Emotional Stress

October 18, 2022
Summary: Science has long known that emotional distress causes multiple physical signs due to stimulating the sympathetic nervous system, causing elevated body temperature, pulse rate, and blood pressure. Although these physical responses may be beneficial in the short run, helping initiate a fight or flight…

Poorly Treated Chronic Pain Causes Severe Complications

Poorly Treated Chronic Pain Causes Severe Complications

September 20, 2022
Summary: Experts say poorly treated pain may result in more severe complications than assumed earlier. It is known that poorly treated chronic pain causes an increase in blood pressure and cardiovascular issues. However, ill-treated chronic pain causes a constant increase in insulin, cortisol, and adrenalin,…