Let's Talk About Stress

Healthguru. Let's Talk About Stress finances parents moving bills tests friends death in the family loans health sickness divorce relationships deadlines breakups debt taxes Kids Job It's estimated that 75-90% of all doctor visits are due to stress related complaints What happens to your body when you are stressed? Acute Stress Chronic Stress adrenal glands high Ыбod produce weaker lowered adrenaline and cortisol pressure fertility immune system cause heart stomach problems problems blood heart rate speeds up pressure rises pupils dilate increased blood flow to muscles liver releases glucose abnormal irritable bowel heartbeat syndrome energy increases musdes on alert to act heart failure peptic ulcer Fight or Flight Response heart attack So how can you manage your stress? Laugh it off! Children laugh over 300x a day Adults chuckle just 15x a day. Lowers adrenalin and Icortisol, two stress hormones Roll with it! Roll your feet over a rolling pin for 5 minutes to relieve tension. Triggers endorphins, happiness- inducing brain chemicals Work it out! Pituitary gland releases Incorporate regular exercise into your daily routine. endorphins, easing anxiety. Eat it up! Eat leafy green vegetables, almonds and low fat cottage cheese. Rich in vitamins E and many Bs, magnesium and zinc Breathe it out! Gives body enough oxygen and helps slow heart Breathe deeply. Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth. rate.

Let's Talk About Stress

shared by Healthguru on Mar 15
Always stressed out? Find out what happens to your body and what steps you can take to help manage your stress.






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