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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

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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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Which type of massage should I get to relieve stress pains?

Which type of massage should I get to relieve stress pains?

Neuromuscular: Neuromuscular therapy can be extremely helpful for muscle trigger points caused by stress. Heat/ice for 15 minutes can be a good temporary quick fix. Regular cardiovascular activity can prevent recurrences. Trigger point injections performed by a physiatrist can help with the persistent knots. ...Read more

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Partner is STRESSED - tense - helped with massage-him a massage - working out knots - then notice the last two knots r inscalp on the back of the head?

Partner is STRESSED - tense - helped with massage-him a massage - working out knots - then notice the last two knots r inscalp on the back of the head?

Blocked gland: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Avoid skin products that are oily. I would also stay away from transfats and bad oils, which is good for overall health. Saunas and sweating may help although i don't of data. See doc for exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Chronic tension from stress, trigger points in neck causing off balance feelings how many massage sessions and how often to get all tension away?

Chronic tension from stress, trigger points in neck causing off balance feelings how many massage sessions and how often to get all tension away?

Check out these: Links. Response to treatment varies from individual to individual.Take care and god bless u! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=2033. http://altmedicine.about.com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/pain_herbs.htm. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=488. ...Read more

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My mayoclinic dr told me stress(health) can cause enlarged lymphnodes and to go get a massage. Is this fact? I haven't seen any literature confirming

My mayoclinic dr told me stress(health) can cause enlarged lymphnodes and to go get a massage. Is this fact? I haven't seen any literature confirming

Stress and immunity: When stressed, your immune system does not function as well as it might otherwise.This could lead to an increase in infections and inflammation in your body that could lead to your lymph nodes getting enlarged. Stress also causes muscle tension, especially in the neck and shoulder area, and this can be helped with massage therapy. I think it would be a good idea to see a therapist to rule out gad. ...Read more

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How to master meditation techniques to reduce stress?

How to master meditation techniques to reduce stress?

Practice breathing : Studies have shown that meditation can have positive effects on your autonomic nervous system, your immune system and your hormonal systems, thus rebalancing your overall metabolism. Proper abdominal breathing techniques are paramount in achieving the relaxation response. You do not need to be a master. Find someone who can teach you this and then practice it consistently. ...Read more

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What type of massage to reduce stress, sleeplessness?

What type of massage to reduce stress, sleeplessness?

Swedish type and: Other .Swedish massage: this traditional type of massage uses gentle kneading and stroking motions to manipulate the soft tissues and relax the body. It is ideal for stress relief and relaxation. ...Read more

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My son who is doing a masters degree is constantly worrying about exams and appears to be very stressed out.could it be depression.

My son who is doing a masters degree is constantly worrying about exams and appears to be very stressed out.could it be depression.

Depression/anxiety: It's possible. Depression and anxiety share some of the same neurotransmitters and can occur together. Major depression is > or equal to 2 weeks of several symptoms involving changes in sleep, eating, activity level, energy, motivation, interest in activities. Irritability, sadness, crying spells, thoughts of wanting to die or worse, excessive feelings of guilt, hopelessness characterize it. Dr? ...Read more

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