63 Ways to Relieve Tension and Stay HealthyBook - 1996
An easy-to-follow guide helps readers pinpoint stress triggers and make changes in their attitude, lifestyle, and diet to minimize stress responses to everyday situations, with personalized stress-relief techniques and therapies, from exercise and diet to meditation and counseling. Original. Tour.
Stress is one of the biggest hazards to your health-- it's also one of the most preventable.
Nobody lives a stress-free existence, but too much stress can be highly damaging to our health, affecting both the quality and duration of our lives. Stress has been shown to negatively impact every facet of the body's functioning, causing depression, fatigue, stomach problems, heart palpitations, and scores of other illnesses-- in fact, eighty percent of all doctor visits are stress-related. But stress doesn't have to take over your life-- there are dozens of easy ways to combat stress and bring more peace and productivity into your day.
Now, the trusted and authoritative People's Medical Society outlines the 63 best ways to banish stress and promote well-being, including:
* Effective techniques for coping with everyday stress, from changing your thought-patterns to managing your time to altering your work habits
* On-the-spot relaxation exercises for instant relief
* Changes in diet and exercise, along with vitamin, mineral, and herbal therapies
* Tips about medical, pharmacological, and alternative interventions
* Plus: Essential self-tests to help you understand your stress
Blackwell North Amer
You don't have to be a type-A personality to be at risk for stress related illnesses. People living in a high state of anxiety are 4.5 times more likely to die of a heart attack or stroke. Chronic stress weakens the immune system, causes heart palpitations, raises cholesterol levels, accelerates hardening of the arteries, and disrupts the digestive system.
Stress: 63 Ways to Relieve Tension and Stay Health will help you pinpoint your stress triggers and make changes in your attitude, lifestyle, and diet to minimize your stress responses to everyday situations. This easy-to-follow book draws on the latest medical and scientific findings, assembling comprehensive tips on stress-busting techniques for coping with everyday anxiety, anger, overwork, and frustration; relaxation exercises to reduce tension, whether you are sitting at your desk or stuck in traffic; anxiety-reducing foods, plus fruits and vegetables that give vitamins a super boost; and treatment options, including traditional and alternative medicine.
A guide that helps readers pinpoint stress triggers and make changes in their attitude, lifestyle, and diet to minimize stress responses to everyday situations, with personalized stress-relief techniques and therapies