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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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 2 more doctor answers
Do you have any astounding facts relating to teen stress that I could use and quote you on in an essay that I'm writing?
Here are some: below teen statistics reflect the StageofLife.com poll. -1 out of 2 of teens state they have personally struggled with mental illness at some point s -Depression and Anxiety ranked #1 and #2 respectively as the most suffered mental illness -46% of teenagers say they have "contemplated" suicide. -73% of high school and college student know someone who is taking medication due a mental health issue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sad teen: Sad teens need someone to listen to them & be there to coach them. ...Read more
Iv been stressed a lot inmy teen years but never had a missed periode because of it , im3wks4days late neg test ? What could be happening? Ttc
Missed period: Pregnancy is still a possibility as pregnancy tests can have false negatives. If you've been very regular, i understand your concern. However, a woman may miss a period occasionally without a specific cause. If your period does not come in the next few weeks, you may want to repeat the pregnancy test. ...Read more
Have periods of constant yawning with mild SOB for 10yrs since I was a teen. O2 sat and PFT tests normal. Not stressed and don't take medicine that has it as side effect. Suggestions for relief?
Fatigue: There can be various different reasons for this, anxiety is a common cause, sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea & narcolepsy certain neuro & psych d/o are in the differential, sometimes being overweight & obese can be a cause. Recommend healthy low carb diet, regular exercise, at least 8 hrs of sleep w/ regular bed time & awakening. If not improved consider getting a sleep study done ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
We have seen pulmology, gi, ent. Can stress or alcohol cause teen to cough up blood? No cough other than that. Lung, gi, ENT all did scopes no finding
Agree with Dr. Namey: Exercise is a great antidote to chronic stress ! 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 or yoga. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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