Navigation Links
Reactions to everyday stressors predict future health
Date:11/2/2012

es."

The researchers also collected saliva samples from the 2,000 individuals at four different times on four of those eight days. From the saliva, they were able to determine amounts of the stress hormone, cortisol. They then linked the information they collected to data from the larger MIDUS study, including the participants' demographic information, their chronic health conditions, their personalities and their social networks.

"We did this 10 years ago in 1995 and again in 2005," Almeida said. "By having longitudinal data, not only were we able to look at change in daily experiences over this time but how experiences that were occurring 10 years ago are related to health and well being now."

The team found that people who become upset by daily stressors and continue to dwell on them after they have passed were more likely to suffer from chronic health problems -- especially pain, such as that related to arthritis, and cardiovascular issues -- 10 years later.

"I like to think of people as being one of two types," Almeida said. "With Velcro people, when a stressor happens it sticks to them; they get really upset and, by the end of the day, they are still grumpy and fuming. With Teflon people, when stressors happen to them they slide right off. It's the Velcro people who end up suffering health consequences down the road."

The results appear online in the current issue of Annals of Behavioral Medicine.

According to Almeida, certain types of people are more likely to experience stress in their lives. Younger people, for example, have more stress than older people; people with higher cognitive abilities have more stress than people with lower cognitive abilities; and people with higher levels of education have more stress than people with less education.

"What is interesting is how these people deal with their stress," said Almeida. "Our research shows that people age 65 and up tend to be more r
'/>"/>

Contact: Sara LaJeunesse
814-863-4325
Penn State
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Rate of severe reactions higher than thought in young children with food allergies
2. Study identifies causes for high rates of allergic reactions in children with food allergies
3. Genes May Influence Reactions to Painkillers
4. Reactions to HIV drug have autoimmune cause, reports AIDS journal
5. CSI technology holds potential in everyday medicine
6. Everyday fish oil capsule may provide kidney-related benefits
7. Everyday Activities Might Lower Alzheimers Risk
8. Routine blood test predicts prognosis in aggressive skin cancer
9. Routine electrocardiograms predict health risks for patients with atrial fibrillation
10. Moffitt Researchers find genetic predictors of fatigue for some prostate cancer patients
11. Mount Sinai researchers identify predictors for inpatient pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/30/2014)... In today’s world, a good night’s sleep has ... and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway ... their bed partners of the rest they need to ... population snores and 20 million people in the United ... have been diagnosed and treated; and of those treated, ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The new review ... program was created by Karen Brimeyer, who wanted to make ... , This guide is now easy to find in ... download. In this guide, the author of the new method ... , Daily Gossip writes in its review that the ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... August 30, 2014 LiveStreamingFitness.com, a company dedicated ... other healthy lifestyle resources, is proud to announce it has ... for at home fitness solutions by ABC’s Good Morning America. ... story on ABC’s Good Morning America, “Live Streaming Fitness is ... streamline your day by streamlining your workout…to boot camp at ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 When ... will quickly ensue, as happened on Wednesday, August 27th, when ... successful attack on JPMorgan Chase & Co and at ... the FBI is actually investigating attacks on seven prominent ... how they may be affected, and the buzz quickly goes ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... announced the release of the TransGhost plugin from Pixel ... tool that gives users the ability to tell their ... CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “Users will make their ... use transition plugin.” , With TransGhost users can awaken ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 2Health News:Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health 3Health News:Leaky Gut Cure Review Reveals Unique Method to Stop Chronic Symptoms 2Health News:LiveStreamingFitness.com is New Trend In Fitness 2Health News:Big Name Bank Hacks Highlight the Importance of Regular Testing and Effective Emergency Response 2Health News:Big Name Bank Hacks Highlight the Importance of Regular Testing and Effective Emergency Response 3Health News:Big Name Bank Hacks Highlight the Importance of Regular Testing and Effective Emergency Response 4Health News:Big Name Bank Hacks Highlight the Importance of Regular Testing and Effective Emergency Response 5Health News:Pixel Film Studios Released TransGhost Plugin for Final Cut Pro X Today 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios Released TransGhost Plugin for Final Cut Pro X Today 3
... long-term investment and social responsibility in industry categoryMADISON, N.J., ... DGX ), the world,s leading provider of diagnostic testing, ... magazine,s list of the World,s Most Admired Companies. Quest ... "Pharmacy and Other Services." The 2009 ranking is the ...
... long-term care insurance. , ... Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- ... you off, Prudential has a way out the maze. Prudential ... confuse the decision-making process., , , , ,Although its design is simpler, ...
... as One of the World,s Most Admired CompaniesEL SEGUNDO, ... of kidney care services, today accepted the honor by ... health care facilities in the country. DaVita(R) ranked #1 ... innovation, Long-Term Investment and Quality of Products and Services. ...
... Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN ) will ... its second quarter ended January 31, 2009 on March 9, ... will be Charles M. Diker, Chairman; Andrew A. Krakauer, President; ... K. Malkin, President of Minntech Corporation. Minntech is a Cantel ...
... American Life League launched a campaign today to ... Human Services Secretary, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ... Sebelius, disturbing and radical record of promoting abortion ... Life League. "Sebelius, governor of Kansas - the ...
... Welcome to Consumer Reports Health News for health ... cover issues pertaining to the efficacy and safety ... mental health, diet and nutrition, food safety, and ... rates the effectiveness and affordability of prescription drugs, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Quest Diagnostics Again Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 'World's Most Admired Companies' List 2Health News:Prudential Long-Term Care Product Simplifies Decisions 2Health News:Prudential Long-Term Care Product Simplifies Decisions 3Health News:FORTUNE Magazine Ranks DaVita #1 Health Care Medical Facility in Innovation, Investment and Quality 2Health News:Cantel Medical Corp. to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Results for Its Second Quarter Ended January 31, 2009 2Health News:A.L.L. Launches 'Stop Sebelius' Campaign 2Health News:Consumer Reports Health News 2Health News:Consumer Reports Health News 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... Research and Markets  has announced the addition of the ... to their offering. The Central Nervous System ... segments of pharmaceuticals industry. The numbers of CNS disorders have ... unable to meet the market requirements. There has been steady ... over the past two decades. The market for CNS therapies ...
(Date:8/29/2014)...   Vittamed Corporation , a neurodiagnostics medical device company ... T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi , MD, DmedSc, MPH, MBA, ... " Teo Forcht Dagi is an ... and venture capital," said Remis Bistras , President and ... clinical, strategic, and entrepreneurial expertise to our Board." ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has ... Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... condition that results in demyelination, axonal transection, and neurodegeneration. ... response by the immune system, which targets neurons within ... debilitating disease in which the damage of the myelin ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US CNS Disorders Drug Pipeline Insight 2014 2Vittamed Adds Prominent Neurosurgeon and Venture Capitalist T. Forcht Dagi to Board of Directors 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 2Global Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Bayer, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Novartis and Teva Pharmaceutical 3
... LAKE, N.J. , May 10 Par Pharmaceutical ... its partner, Glenmark Generics Limited and Glenmark Generics Inc., ... & Co. Inc. that resolves patent litigation related to Glenmark,s ... ends the lawsuit involving a challenge by Glenmark which sought ...
... , May 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On April ... cases with Beijing Un-Assegai Technical &,Trade Co. Ltd. (hereinafter referred ... China , as claimant and U.S. Abbott,Laboratories (Abbott U.S.; ... by the,China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), which,has ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Par's Development and Marketing Partner, Glenmark, Enters Into A Settlement Agreement With Merck To Settle Patent Litigation Over Generic ZETIA(R) 2Assegai Wins Big Settlement Against ABBOTT's Subsidiary 2