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What Are The Best Ways To Avoid Stress From Work
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
Your way!: Discover what works for you. Here are several ways: regular exercise, any form of meditation, yoga, or relaxation techniques, consistent healthy eating, recognizing destructive thought patterns, and finding joy in each moment. One should take time to evaluate your career goals, are you meeting your goals? Are your values consistent with what you are doing in your work? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends!: It is important to think carefully about or speak to a counselor about what is causing your stress. Changing things in your daily life, at work or at home, may help. Many people can reduce stress by starting a regular exercise program or finding time every day to do something relaxing (like listening to music, playing with your dog, doing yoga or meditation, etc). ...Read more
Sleep & stress fat: Getting enough sleep is essential. Insufficient sleep can result in disruptions of many hormones -- including those that regulate hunger and satiety, leptin and ghrelin. It slows the release of growth hormone, which helps repair and build lean muscle mass. Lean muscle mass keeps the body at higher metabolic rate. Also, poor sleep elevates cortisol and insulin, increasing fat formation. ...Read more
Holiday Stress: Give to others, limit alcohol and excessive eating, try to accept family and friends for who they are not who you wish them to be, find the positive in each personality, we are all imperfect and we all make mistakes, forgive yourself and others. Best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can't avoid stress: Manage stress by eliminating some from your life (be assertive; delegate; take breaks & vacations) by altering the impact of the stressor (problem solving; time management; social/group action) by shifting your outlook (reduce unrealistic expectations, irrational beliefs & negative self-talk) & by easing your response (relaxation, exercise & good nutrition). Counseling & biofeedback can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Manage it: Everyone has to deal with stressful situations. But it's not only the stress that makes us feel achy, tense, and irritable. It's also how we react to the stress. It's possible to retrain your brain to respond to stress so it doesn't cause you distress -- at least some of the time. The american psychological association pages on stress are a good place to start: www.Apa.Org/helpcenter/stress.Aspx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Emancipate: Many young people are born into intolerable family situations. If your physician can't get everyone to sit down and be reasonable, survival often depends on your humoring them and pretending to love them until you have a marketable skill and can escape. This is a hard, ugly fact. Adult friends may offer help. If you're grown & it's your wife / kids / extended family -- couples counseling; ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid stress?: You can't avoid stress, but you can manage it and minimize distress. Sometimes you can avoid or alter a stressor. Sometimes you can alter your perceptions, thoughts, & beliefs about yourself & the stressor. And you can retrain your mind/body to respond more calmly to the stressor with biofeedback & other relaxation methods. Check www.Aapb.Org & www.Bcia.Org for biofeedback professionals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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