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How can you get rid of stress?

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Dr. K. Olson
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Optimal level stress

Stress is not something to eliminate but to moderate.
We optimally perform best with moderate stress. Harmful stress can cause: rising blood pressure, decline in performance, sustained inability to relax, digestive symptoms, headaches, chronic pain, insomnia, fatigue, weakened immunity, racing thoughts, undue worry, loss of short-term memory, pessimism, irritability, and self-centeredness.

In brief: Optimal level stress

Stress is not something to eliminate but to moderate.
We optimally perform best with moderate stress. Harmful stress can cause: rising blood pressure, decline in performance, sustained inability to relax, digestive symptoms, headaches, chronic pain, insomnia, fatigue, weakened immunity, racing thoughts, undue worry, loss of short-term memory, pessimism, irritability, and self-centeredness.
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson
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Dr. Eric Anderson
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stress treatment

There are lots of good ways - healthy diet, light-moderate exercise, yoga, prayer or meditation, distraction with non-stressful activities, resolving the source of the stress, horseback riding, hiking, taking a vacation or time off from work or school, massage therapy, acupuncture, therapy with a licensed professional, and in some cases medications.
These are only a few ways possible!

In brief: Stress treatment

There are lots of good ways - healthy diet, light-moderate exercise, yoga, prayer or meditation, distraction with non-stressful activities, resolving the source of the stress, horseback riding, hiking, taking a vacation or time off from work or school, massage therapy, acupuncture, therapy with a licensed professional, and in some cases medications.
These are only a few ways possible!
Dr. Eric Anderson
Dr. Eric Anderson
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