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How to get stress relief?

How to get stress relief?

It depends: It depends on the nature of the stress, your resilience, and your resources for support. In general, getting consistent rest, healthy meals, and exercise will help. Also meditation practices can help. Directly addressing and dealing with the issues contributing to your stress are essential. Discussing your personal situation with a therapist may help you pull things together. ...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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Is sex good for stress relief and y?

Is sex good for stress relief and y?

Yes: Sexual activity and desire for it are one of natures basic mechanisms for survival of the species. Like eating, sleeping, activity. When one goes without these one gets hungry, sleepy, and in the case of sex deprivation may lead to frustration both physically and mentally, creating anxiety. Each of us has different levels of need. This is why masturbation is a relief mechanism. ...Read more

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How to get good weed for stress relief?

How to get good weed for stress relief?

Consider: Some herbs for stress include: catnip, camomille, valarian root, hops, skull cap, passion flower, rhodiola or kava kava for starters.... ...Read more

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Are there natural stress relief techniques?

Are there natural stress relief 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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Can you please describe common natural stress relief techniques?

Can you please describe common natural stress relief techniques?

Heres a few.: Try deep breathing exercises, acupuncture, tai chi & aerobic activity. Aerobic activity can help to release muscle tension & cause brain release of endorphins. Consider a brisk walk, jogging, running, swimming, cycling (doing it in the midst of mother nature is all the better). Take care. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some good natural stress relief remedies?

Stress Less: Ways 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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Is swisse stress relief good for health?

Is swisse stress relief good for health?

Very good for most: Swisse stress relief is primarily an extract of ashwagandha, a herb used in India for thousands of years with many proven benefits, along with Vitamin C. See http://tinyurl.com/zwvoejp for a good review of its many benefits. I recommend Ashwagandha to most of my patients. It is in the nightshade family and there are a few people who don't tolerate it, but most will have many benefits. ...Read more

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Help please? What is rhodiola stress relief used for?

Rhodiola rosea: I can't comment on the specific product made by this company in terms of its quality. But the herb rhodiola rosea is considered to be an "adaptogen, " purportedly increasing the body's resistance to stressors (physical, chemical, emotional, or biological), which may then reduce exhaustion, fatigue, anxiety, aging, or illness. Some research evidence supports this. http://tinyurl.com/mnjz43j. ...Read more

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Is aromatherapy effective for stress relief?

Is aromatherapy effective for stress relief?

Sometimes: Some people find aromatherapy very helpful in relieving stress. Certain fragrances like lavender, peppermint, and rose can be very relaxing. Smell goes directly to the thalamus and can relax stress centers in the brain. ...Read more

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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