Stress is how the brain and body respond to the demands of life. Stressors, such as work, school, major life changes, or traumatic events can be extremely stressful. It's important to pay attention to how you deal with minor and major stress events so that you know
A Critical Look at How Stress Effects Your Anatomy Overtime
The State of Stress
For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body's natural relaxation response. You can do this by practicing relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, rhythmic exercise, and yoga. Fitting these activities into your life can help reduce everyday stress, boost your energy and mood, and improve your mental and physical health.
Knowing when to rest, recharge, and breathe through it
Reclaiming Your Zen
Complementary medicine has never been more popular. Nearly 30 percent of adults report using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Doctors are embracing CAM therapies, too, often combining them with mainstream medical therapies — spawning the term "integrative medicine." Learn more about safe and effective therapies that can be used to transform your health.
Sometimes taking a "pill for every ill" is not the answer