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What can you do to prevent or relieve stress?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Teresa Greiner
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Breath!

Relaxation techniques are very helpful, and the simplest one is to learn how to breath correctly.
A qualified counselor can teach you helpful coping skills.

In brief: Breath!

Relaxation techniques are very helpful, and the simplest one is to learn how to breath correctly.
A qualified counselor can teach you helpful coping skills.
Dr. Teresa Greiner
Dr. Teresa Greiner
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Dr. Robert Gerstman
Psychiatry

In brief: Know limits

Best way to relieve stress is to reduce sources of stress.
One needs to remember that good stress has the same effect on the body as bad stress and that psychological stress has same effects as physical stress.

In brief: Know limits

Best way to relieve stress is to reduce sources of stress.
One needs to remember that good stress has the same effect on the body as bad stress and that psychological stress has same effects as physical stress.
Dr. Robert Gerstman
Dr. Robert Gerstman
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