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How Do I Allocate Time For Relaxation In This Stressful World
Meditation made easy: Find a quiet place where you can be undisturbed for 5-20 minutes. Close your eyes and take slow deep breaths, inhaling through your nose and exhaling through your mouth. "hyper-focus" on listening to the sounds of your breaths, visualizing the air molecules entering and leaving your lungs. Practice this daily (or more frequently if necessary) for improving mental clarity and decreasing stress. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many hours of sleep is good enough for a healthy lifestyle? I have had quite stressful few years and have developed a habit of getting just enough sleep. I just can't seem to find relation between productivity and relaxation.
Varies: Different people need different number of hours of sleep with an average need of about 8 hours. The quality of sleep is important and i believe when sleep happens is also important. If you are waking up not feeling refreshed then either you are not getting enough or the quality of your sleep is not good. There are several sleep apps that can track the quality of your sleep and give you info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you think getting a massage one or two times a month is a good thing. I really go just for the relaxation. I don't have them do deep tissue.
I cant seem to stop stressing. I got almost all the time anxious feeling and a certain stressful feeling in my stomach and chest area. Any help?
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
What would cause my face to suddenly get hot and red? Redness lasts about 30 minutes body temp stays normal. Alergic reaction? This also happens sometime when I am in a stressful situation but most of the time I have no idea why
This : This may be nothing more than a dilation of blood vessels, flushing, in response to some environment or emotional event. An allergic reaction typically will last longer and have other symptoms, such as itching or pain.With out an exam it is difficult to assess and provide an accurate answer. See your physician as soon as possible for an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been going through a stressful time at the moment and I bought the adult colouring books and now my right thumb its painful to write?
Less pressure: It's good you're being pro active and doing something to distract those pesky stressful automatic thoughts. Just remember, take it easy on the pressure you are using while coloring. Sometimes we are unaware of how tight we are gripping things i.e. Gripping the steering wheel too tight, clenching our jaws, or holding the crayon too tight. Relax! Take deep breaths, and become aware exerting pressure ...Read more
Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps( allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds, but have had a lot of stress lately.
Had 1st period when i was 12 it was regular then traveled for the 1st time i was 19, since that day my period became irregular!( I have stressful life)?
Can 1 very stressful chaotic day cause hairloss during that day or for a period of time? Or only constant prolonged stress causes hairloss?
Stress and hair loss: Stress of a single chaotic day is unlikely to result in hair loss. If the magnitude of a stressor from an event(s) that occurs on a single day is so significant that it impacts functioning of other systems in the body (ie, immune response), then it is possible because the impact of the stressor would carry over for some time. Stress-related hair loss tends to comes from chronic, persistent stress. ...Read more
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