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What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. Should I look at medicati

What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. What is the best way to calm down? I am suffering from major stress and want to find a healthier way to manage it. Should I look at medicati

Management: Management of stress can be very challenging. Oftentimes it resolves with addressing the particular stressors if this is feasible. Otherwise, I would recommend a multidisciplinary approach starting with behavioral specialists such as psychologists and therapist then moving on to medications if necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Are there stress management techniques?

Are there stress management techniques?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more

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What are some effective stress management techniques?

What are some effective stress management techniques?

To address stress:: Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: stress management?

What is the definition or description of: stress management?

"Stress Management": "stress" is mental, physical, or emotional tension or strain. For each of us, the experience is a little different -- and the situations that trigger it are individual also. "stress management" is the process of using tools or skills such as guided imagery/visualization, meditation, biofeedback, breathing exercises, yoga, etc to decrease or contain this tension or strain ("stress."). ...Read more

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What are some suggestions for a good book on stress management?

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Stress Management: Principles & practice of stress management by p. Lehrer & r. Barlow is good reference. ...Read more

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What are some suggesting for deciding which eating, exercise, and stress management options are right for you?

What are some suggesting for deciding which eating, exercise, and stress management options are right for you?

Precious Health: Eating:
Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants.
Daily Exercise for about 30 minutes:
What you like such as walking, hiking, swimming, tennis.
Stress management:
•Focus on “Breath Is Life”
•Let Stress thoughts will pass away like clouds on mountain.
•Therapy for stresses of life
•Visual Imagery
•Medication
•Music Relaxation
Yoga
•Meditation. ...Read more

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What is stress-management so important in preventing illness?

What is stress-management so important in preventing illness?

More details: I agree with and like dr. Greer's answer. If you want more details about the physiology of stress (and relaxation!) see www. Worrysolution. Com. ...Read more

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What are some stress management exercises that can be done in the office?

What are some stress management exercises that can be done in the office?

See below: Deep breathing; tension-relaxation (e.g. Clenching fists tightly, holding it (count to 3 or 5) and then release it; closing your eyes tightly, holding it (count to 3 or 5) and release. Some guided imagery, but briefly. You can google for instructions. ...Read more

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What is the best approaches that offer relaxation & stress management training?

What is the best approaches that offer relaxation & stress management training?

It depends: It depends on the organization and your fit with what they do. You can try networking with employees there, and learn something about their channels and system. You can prepare videos of your presentations, and gain testimonials about your work. You can place these on a web site which also has an informative electronic newsletter. Gradually organizations will be finding you. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective relaxation / stress management techniques?

Can you please recommend some effective relaxation / stress management techniques?

Relaxationfor Stress: Relaxation / Stress Management:
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Feel Blessings of 3 Million Air Sacs in your lungs due to which you have Breath of Life every 4 seconds for38 years.
• Focus on “Breath Is Life”
• Keep saying until you run out of breath.
• Take another deep breath and repeat the same.
• Do it with 10 Breaths
• Other thoughts will pass away like clouds on the mountain ...Read more

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What's the best way to approach organizations to offer relaxation & stress management training?

What's the best way to approach organizations to offer relaxation & stress management training?

Stress management: Are you wanting to provide organizations with your own trainings in relaxation & stress management? Probably the best way to do that is to network with people within the organization, who then give your name to those in leadership of the group. If you're new in this work, you might offer a pro bono presentation so they can meet you. If there's an eap on-site this may be an entry point also. ...Read more

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Any tips for psychological stress management?

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Any tips for psychological stress management?

Stress Management: Healthy lifestyle changes, eliminate alcohol or smoking, healthy diet, seek support, relaxation thru meditation/yoga, and stay active. ...Read more

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What are the health and wellness benefits of yoga/pilates and their contribution to stress management?

What are the health and wellness benefits of yoga/pilates and their contribution to stress management?

Many: It will help with your stress, blood pressure, posture, flexibility and many many other benefits. Check this article about the benefits of yoga: http://otwithmd. Com/7-yoga-benefits/. ...Read more

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I'm in high school and I was wondering what are a few stress management tips/techniques I can use to relieve academic stress?

I'm in high school and I was wondering what are a few stress management tips/techniques I can use to relieve academic stress?

Academic Stress: Stress management in High School:
• Breathe in Feeling of Satisfaction of your Academic Achievements- one at a time.
• Respect yourself for your Knowledge and Skills
• Enjoy the subjects which you like
• Get help or tutoring for subjects which you do not like
• Make time for your hobbies-Music, Sports
• Take Breaks, smile, laugh
• Have pleasant Attitude ...Read more

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What are other ways to lower hypertension besides eating and exercising, dieting, and stress management?

What are other ways to lower hypertension besides eating and exercising, dieting, and stress management?

Lowering BP diet: All of those plus reducing sodium intake: people are told to decrease sugar intake because it leads to obesity and diabetes; salt (sodium) intake leads to htn/atherosclerosis/mi/stoke (cva)/urinary calcium loss ("stone formation")/osteoporosis/and edema. If there is anything that we can do to lower blood pressure, it would be to eliminate all additional salt (sodium) from our diets. ...Read more

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I've just discovered that I have white hairs, and I think I need some help in stress management. Who do I talk to about this?

I've just discovered that I have white hairs, and I think I need some help in stress management. Who do I talk to about this?

White Hair Anxiety: Let the Wise Person in you reflect:
Your symptoms due to stress o:
•White hairs
•Physical symptoms
•Worry
•Fear
•Restlessness
•“On the Edge”, short fuse
•Irritability
•Mind racing
•Difficulty to concentrate
•Brooding
•Difficulty to fall asleep
•Tiredness
•Stresses
Please make a list of these and Discuss with a Psychiatrist:
•Therapy
•Use of Ativan or Xanax for Anxiety
•Relaxation ...Read more

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I am 18 pretty sure my chest pain/ occasional jaw pain is anxiety. If pain/squeezing goes aft stress management is it still important to get seen to?

I am 18 pretty sure my chest pain/ occasional jaw pain is anxiety. If pain/squeezing goes aft stress management is it still important to get seen to?

Yes, please see doc: To rule out medical conditions and then your mind will be free to respond more fully to stress management training. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have anxiety and OCD with heart health. I am always checking my pulse and BP. I tend to have BP 100/60 or lower. Is this good stress management?

I have anxiety and OCD with heart health. I am always checking my pulse and BP. I tend to have BP 100/60 or lower. Is this good stress management?

OCD Interventions: I commend you for your insight to your “anxiety and OCD with heart health”
Let Wise Person in you guide you:
• To go to Zion National park in your State and Feel the Wonder of Creation,
•Be Inspired by Strength of those Mountains.
•Reflect on Energy and Time spent on “always checking my pulse and BP”
•Believe that This Is Stress Management
•See a Psychiatrist for Intensive Therapy and medication. ...Read more

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What are signs of adult a.D.D.? And also ptsd? I was sexually abused as a child. Have issues with memory, easily distracted, depression, stress management/anxiety

You may have both: The sx of adhd and ptsd may overlap. Especially in the details of easy distractabilty and poor memory. You should see a counselor for your ptsd symptoms but you should get some comprehensive psychological testing to determine if you have both or the one diagnosis ater this you may or may not want to add medication to the counseling. ...Read more

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What are best methods to do at home for management of stress?

What are best methods to do at home for management of stress?

HomeStressManagement: Home Stress Management

• Focus on “Breath Is Life”
• Keep saying until you run out of breath.
• Take another deep breath and repeat the same.
• Do it with 10 breaths
• Do not focus on other thoughts, they will pass away like clouds on mountain
• Visual Imagery of National parks or a Peaceful place you have visited
• Medication
• Music Relaxation
• Meditation
Yoga
Tai Chi ...Read more

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Mild reversible myocardial ischaemia involving basal segments of inferior and inferolateral walls its dangerous conclusion of stress test or good?

Mild reversible myocardial ischaemia involving basal segments of inferior and inferolateral walls its dangerous conclusion of stress test or good?

It is not: Normal, reversible ischemia means that there are areas of your heart that do not get enough blood flow under stress, but do get enough flow at rest. You need to see a cardiologist for further evaluation/treatment. ...Read more

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Tricyclic antidepressant -- can it be used for anger management and or stress?

Tricyclic antidepressant -- can it be used for anger management and or stress?

Anger and tricyclics: Anger can be manifestation of various conditions such as depression, stress, maniic episode of bipolar, severe anxiety episode and or using anxiety inducing substances such as caffeine, decongestants. Tricyclics come with uncomfortable side effects but can certains conditions to worsen. So finding the cause of anger will help the physician select the correct treatment pathways. ...Read more

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I'm being bullied at work in a very stressful job Management won't stop it what strategies can I use on commute, to prevent stress/anger at home?

I'm being bullied at work in a very stressful job Management won't stop it what strategies can I use on commute, to prevent stress/anger at home?

Bully at work: Please go up the chain of command until satisfaction. Everyone has a boss, inside the organization or in law enforcement. Life can be unjust and maybe you will have to move on but at least you will have done these acts of self-respect. Please do not stoop to their level. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump and headache (better by: rest, stress management) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, dull or aching sensation). ..

I am experiencing groin lump and headache (better by: rest, stress management) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, dull or aching sensation). ..

Groin lump: Your primary care doc will help you determine what that lump is, e.g., hernia, growth, infection, etc. Please see him/her to get this taken care of. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with stress; when the stress comes from having s very i'll child and not knowing the reason he is sick?

What is the best way to deal with stress; when the stress comes from having s very i'll child and not knowing the reason he is sick?

Very painful: This is one of the most painful situations a parent can go through. Many deal with this by getting support from their church or spiritual group if they have one -- and also from extended family including friends close enough to feel like family. Prayer helps. Getting consistent rest helps. Giving and receiving affection helps. Educating yourself & talking with the doctors helps too. ...Read more

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Is there a way to biologicaly measure stress levels? If so how? Samsung S Health seems to be able to but I don't know how?

Is there a way to biologicaly measure stress levels? If so how? Samsung S Health seems to be able to but I don't know how?

Unfortunately not: No lab or vital sign measurement (Samsung just measures your heart rate) can diagnose or measure psychological stress by itself. Heart rate varies quite a lot between individuals and within an individual during different activities, with temperature, with hydration...
Best way to diagnose stress is to discuss with a councilor or a physician. ...Read more

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I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob

I have had 3 bladder repairs n a band put around uretha n still suffer from stress incontience what other procedure is availble this is s serious prob

Stress Incontinuance: Is sometimes extremely difficult problem. Did you have cystoscope and computerized urodinamic studies?
See urogynecologist ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress Management (Definition)

"stress" is mental, physical, or emotional tension or strain. For each of us, the experience is a little different -- and the situations that trigger it are individual also. "stress management" is the process of using tools or skills such as guided imagery/visualization, meditation, biofeedback, breathing exercises, yoga, etc to decrease or contain this ...Read more