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what is life stress syndrome?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
It may be used: differently but in my experience "Life Stress Syndrome" refers to anxiety which is "free floatig" and not in response to an actual situation (eg Death i n Family, Separation, physical illness. It is therefore described as being due to the act of "living" itself! VERY VERY COMMON.. Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
A made up term: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Life Stress Syndrome: I am a psychiatrist but am not familiar with a syndrome by this name. I tried to research this but came up empty.

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