Top
20
Doctor insights on: Student Stress And Parent Pressure

Share
1

1
Im bipolar stress alot have anxiety high blood pressure how can i manage stress daily?

Im bipolar stress  alot  have anxiety  high  blood  pressure  how can  i manage  stress daily?

Stay on your meds: See a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist regularly. Learn self hypnosis or biofeedback to relax, reduce stress, anxiety, and lower blood pressure. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,160 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Stress and anxiety is affecting my school work! please help?

Stress and anxiety is affecting my school work! please help?

Work Stress: Ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health specialist who could help you develop techniques to cope more effectively. Also aerobic exercise, proper sleep and diet put you in a position to cope more effectively. Best. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
How may school stress or other stress affect a child's performance at school?

A lot.: Kids seem to be over "busy" with activities, school work and sports that fill all their days and waking hours. Keep in mind children need time to "unwind" just like adults and that sometimes they need time to do, well nothing or just have unstructured play time. Talk to your child to see what is bothering her. Revisit the activities and see what you need to do to decrease stress and improve school. ...Read more

4

4
How can I healthy manage overwhelming stress because of high school?

High School Stress: I'm not sure if you are asking the question for yourself or for someone else since your age shows as 38. Maybe you are a teacher? See a therapist, exercise daily, journal, meditate, have acupuncture, and listen to music you really enjoy regularly. ...Read more

5

5
Hi, I'm feeling very stressed and anxious and would like medical support to get eating disorder behavior under control. ?

Hi, I'm feeling very stressed and anxious and would like medical support to get eating disorder behavior under control. ?

Eating disorder: Eating disorder usually is associated with anxiety/depressive disorders. You probably need to work with your primary care and psychiatrist closely to get these problem under control ...Read more

6

6
What's my chance to get a heart attack? No family history, smoking or diabetes, low BP and cholesterol. Bmi 19.5, but have anxiety and high stress.

What's my chance to get a heart attack? No family history, smoking or diabetes, low BP and cholesterol. Bmi 19.5, but have anxiety and high stress.

Tx: Hello. I can not provide you with a statistical probability. But, the fact that you are asking the question means that you are concerned and that your stress levels are likely to be at least moderate. Consider cognitive behavioral therapy to address & reduce these symptoms. The pay off is improved quality of life. Take care. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
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

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Hi. Stress and nervosity can affect in a negative way our heart and blood pressure?

Hi. Stress and nervosity can affect in a negative way our heart and blood pressure?

Yes: There are many things that can affect high blood pressure, and cardiac function. Your biology can affect it, what you eat can affect it and there is a clear-cut mind-body connection that affects these areas of your physiological functioning. ...Read more

11

11
Can psychological stress and/or high blood pressure make someone feel dizzy and also feel faatigued?

Can psychological stress and/or high blood pressure make someone feel dizzy and also feel faatigued?

It could: Psychological stress can cause all kinds of physical symptoms, but before you decide that it is psychological, it is important to rule out any medical problem which could have been brought on by stress or may be causing the symptoms. Get a physical and speak to your physician. If they find no medical causation or think you simply need to learn some stress reduction techniques, fins a psychologist. ...Read more

12

12
I needcontract with adult child living at home. Both mother and son have extreme anxiety issues, including depression and lack of self-worth.

I needcontract with adult child living at home. Both mother and son have extreme anxiety issues, including depression and lack of self-worth.

SOUNDS DIFFICULT: Whatever the way of living has been, it doesn't seem successful. Anxiety and depression are hard to bear & hard to live with. Maybe time to take all to a therapist and see what can be done to change things. This does not have to be permanent. Sometimes one personalone cannot find a better way. The chances improve when a thearpist witha different view joins in. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
What would cause hypertension and high blood pressure in teens and young adults? One son was diagnosed with high blood pressure at 15 during a routine physical for high school baseball. He is 21 now and has been put on blood pressure meds. Oldest son i

Genetic/Environment?: High blood pressure is sometimes called "familial" because it can be passed down through families. However, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, alcohol or drug use can also can hypertension. Teens might also have rare hormonal or kidney disorders that cause hypertension. Be sure to follow closely with your doctor and encourage other family members to get screened. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
If a child experiences severe stress and depression growing up, will this affect his i.Q.?

If a child experiences severe stress and depression growing up, will this affect his i.Q.?

No: Iq is a measure of inherent potential that is genetically and ohysical health determined.Stress and depression may affect performance, but not iq. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Are kids under greater peer pressure to misbehave in HS or college?

Are kids under greater peer pressure to misbehave in HS or college?

Interesting question: Kids are always under peer pressure. As kids mature, they become more self assured & independent (usually following ideals instilled by parents) rather than depending on others for validation. College represents a problem in that this is the first place young adults are completely on their own to make good or bad choices. A person is always responsible for their actions high school or college. ...Read more

17

17
Can I be qualified for medi-cal, im 26 f dependent of a low income family. A full time student w/ no job. My parents help supply sometimes. In cali.?

Can I be qualified for medi-cal, im 26 f dependent of a low income family. A full time student w/ no job. My parents help supply sometimes. In cali.?

CA = State of flux: The scotus support of the individual mandate states that people must have health insurance. It does not state how they pay for it, however. California, illinois and other states are in financial crisis. The rules for eligibility might change, but it is worth the effort to go onto the medical site and inquire. Even if they are not eligible, people might be told by state employees about resources. ...Read more

18

18
Are there other 18 year olds who deal with sleep apnea, major stress, high blood pressure, low testosterone, and more? Im so scared for my future

Are there other 18 year olds who deal with sleep apnea, major stress, high blood pressure, low testosterone, and more? Im so scared for my future

Yes: Unfortunately, it is becoming more and more common, particularly as obesity becomes more common in your population. I'm going to assume that you're very overweight and you need to consult your doctor for all of these problems - and lose weight. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What seems to influence high blood pressure most? 30 lbs over weight, eating bad, lack of exercise, or stress. Looking for which one to tackle first.

What seems to influence high blood pressure most? 30 lbs over weight, eating bad, lack of exercise, or stress. Looking for which one to tackle first.

Exercise to lower bp: Exercise and diet would be my first choice. It's up to you which one you believe you can achieve first. No time in your busy day then choose diet. Time for exercise, then i would choose that. Exercise is far more likely to improve your stress level than any change in diet. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
20

20
I have autonomic dysfunction and I been under a lot of stress with work can stress cause your heart rate to go 110 per min my Dr to busy call back?

I have autonomic dysfunction and I been under a lot of stress with work can stress cause your heart rate to go 110 per min my Dr to busy call back?

Possibly: Anxiety and stress can cause pulse to rise to 110 bpm. If the fast heart beat persists when you are more relaxed then you should check with your physician. If you need help relaxing, the 4-7-8 breathing exercise can give quick relief even when at work See video here:http://bit.ly/1uyQgg8 ...Read more