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Please suggest tips on how to deal with stress!?

Please suggest tips on how to deal with stress!?

De-stressing Tips.: 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

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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Tips on how to deal with stress related joint pains?

Tips on how to deal with stress related joint pains?

Decrease stress: That was easy! but its easier said than done. Anxiety or stress causes many systems in body to malfunction one of them is muscles and joints. Light regular exercise will help to reduce stress related hormones in your body and spend all the energy generated by those hormones. Try it, might help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with stress; when the stress comes from having s very i'll child and not knowing the reason he is sick?

What is the best way to deal with stress; when the stress comes from having s very i'll child and not knowing the reason he is sick?

Very painful: This is one of the most painful situations a parent can go through. Many deal with this by getting support from their church or spiritual group if they have one -- and also from extended family including friends close enough to feel like family. Prayer helps. Getting consistent rest helps. Giving and receiving affection helps. Educating yourself & talking with the doctors helps too. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with stress?

Can you tell me how to deal with stress?

Manage stress with: E-a-s-e. 1)eliminate the stressor from your life (be assertive; delegate; take breaks & vacations) 2)alter the impact of the stressor (problem solving; time management; social/group action); 3)shift your outlook (reduce unrealistic expectations, irrational beliefs & negative self-talk); & 4) ease your response (relaxation, exercise & good nutrition). Counseling can help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with stress?

What is the best way to deal with stress?

Exercise: The way stress gets to you is by a chemical called epinephrine.If you exercise you burn up the excess and this should help you cope.Of course the best answer is to avoid the "lot of stress". ...Read more

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Please advise me on how to deal with stress?

Please advise me on how to deal with stress?

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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Please describe a good way to deal with stress?

Please describe a good way to deal with stress?

Handling Stress: A certain amount of stress is normal, however unchecked, stress can cause and contribute to disease. Anxiety, hypertension, lowered immune response, insomnia, and even autoimmune disorders are all linked to stress. The best remedy for stress is mindfulness and meditation. Try sitting & breathing, yoga, or exercise. Whatever you choose, sustained stress management is the best prevention. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to deal with stress?

Please describe a good way to deal with stress?

Care of self/others: Good ways to deal with stress are exercise, building positive connections with others, counseling with a trusted therapist, serving the needs of others. ...Read more

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What are some positive ways to deal with stress?

What are some positive ways to deal with stress?

Many: Other than consulting a therapist, consider exercise, a healthy diet, decrease stimulants, massage, meditation, relaxation exercises, and especially dropping stressful thoughts. Stress is not only a matter of the situation, but your perception and thoughts about the situation. ...Read more

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What are some unhelpful ways to deal with stress?

What are some unhelpful ways to deal with stress?

UNhelpful? many!: There are countless ways people try to deal with stress that are unhelpful. Picking fights, drinking too much, zoning out in front of a tv or computer screen, denying the problem, taking it out on one's spouse, kids, employees, or pets, hoping it will go away by itself, engaging in distracting risk-taking behavior, banging your head against a wall... The list is nearly endless. ...Read more

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