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extremely irritating to the nerves

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During that visit, about 47% of men and 50% of women said they'd had at least one stressful event during the past year, such as a marriage, divorce, birth of a child, death of a loved one, job loss, severe injury or sickness, a child moving out or retirement.
Munro, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, and colleagues reported recent (within the last year) and remote (from 1981 to one year ago) traumatic events (e.g., combat) and stressful life events (e.g., divorce/separation) among 337 men and 572 women in wave 3 (1993 to 1996) of the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area study.
As part of the study, the researchers studied 643 young men aged 20 and found that those who were exposed to at least one stressful life event inside their mother's womb during early gestation (0-18 weeks) had worse sperm quality and lower testosterone concentrations than those who were not exposed, or who were exposed during later gestation, between 18-34 weeks.
Social media also factored into their anxiety, as 1 in 5 of those surveyed agreed that not receiving "likes" on a post is a stressful ordeal.
So what is it about the school run that's so stressful? The main causes for chaos in the mornings are being rushed out of the house due to running late (42%), arguments breaking out between siblings (42%) and sitting bored in traffic (41%).
In this fast paced world, we are all faced with various choices to make which may sometimes be stressful. A stressful mind definitely affects our health, happiness, focus, creativity and energy.
The study, conducted by Zipjet, an app-based laundry and dry cleaning service based in three European capitals - Berlin, London and Paris - notably ranked Manila more stressful than war-torn Damascus in Syria.
Dealing with the window as it is brings a mixture of everything: it's stressful, it's exhilarating and, ultimately, it's extremely disappointing.
LONDON -- Not only did African Americans report experiencing more stressful experiences across their lifespans than did whites, but they had more cognitive consequences from them as well, an observational study showed.
STRESSFUL life experiences can age the brain by several years, research has claimed.
Diathesis-stress theories of depression predict that vulnerable individuals' sensitivity to depression depends on whether they encounter a stressful life episode, which activates the potential for predisposition [27].
EMMERDALE'S Adam Fielding has said he is quitting his "stressful" role as Kirin Kotecha.
MOVING day is the most stressful aspect of purchasing a property, according to a survey of home buyers.