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Stress test: symptoms and treatment of stress

Written on 30 December 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Do you often think about your job? Do you never relax? Do you think that you never have even a second of time for yourself? Then it might be so that you experience stress. Stress is often something which slowly becomes more and more present. You often do not realize that you experience stress, and...
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Treatment? Why would I get treatment?

Written on 16 December 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
It is a scary thought. The first time going to a psychologist, or looking for treatment. Whether you have depression, burnout, anxiety disorder,… , the first step toward treatment is not easy for anyone. Research has shown that only very few people who have been diagnosed with a disorder, loo...
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When does stress become too much?

Written on 6 December 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Everyone has stress sometimes or experiences pressure at work. Not everyone deals with this pressure in the same way, so everyone has different levels of stress. But when can we consider stress to be excessive? When does it become too much for most people? Is this the same for everyone, or can it di...
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Is work stress the same as work pressure?

Written on 5 December 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Work stress and work pressure are terms which are commonly used in the same way. They nearly seem to be used as synonyms. But are the actually the same thing? Here, we can make it short, and answer with a definite “no”. The concepts are used in the same way, yet they mean different thi...
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Stress and the sympathetic nervous system

Written on 29 June 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Our brain is an important machine which steers our body. In stress, and even worse, burnout, we can look at what is going wrong in the brain. This namely provides us with insight in what we can change in order to calm down our brain again. In this article we will describe how the sympathetic [&helli...
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What is the link between stress and migraine?

Written on 22 March 2015, by Mijn Kwartier
Migraine is very common in modern society. It can have different causes, such as nutrition, lack of sleep, monthly cycle,…. Migraine can thus be different for everybody. Some people get a migraine when they eat bananas or chocolate, others when they do not get enough sleep,…. Could ther...
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