Stress is a part of everyday life. But for some people, it can interfere with daily activities and, in turn, affect overall health. To combat that, there are several stress management activities you can do to drastically improve your sense of well-being. Here are five simple activities you can do when you're feeling particularly anxious:
In addition to these stress management activities, it's important to maintain a heart-healthy diet and continue regular exercise to help lower stress-inducing hormones. If you find these activities aren't helping or that your stress is getting worse, please consult your physician.
Any information and advice is given on a generalized, generic basis, and is not specific to any individual patient's condition. Use of this material is helpful in making you informed about health care issues and cannot replace a health professional-patient relationship. You should always consult with a professional for diagnosis and treatment of any specific health problems. You should not disregard any advice or treatment plan from your health professional based on your interpretation of what you may read in this material.
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