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5 Ideas to effectively manage your stress

Stress causes the body to release more Adrenaline which contributes to higher blood pressure and a weaker immune system.

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Stress causes the body to release more Adrenaline which contributes to higher blood pressure and a weaker immune system. It can lead to physical and mental problems in the long run.

These 5 ideas can help you manage your stress levels

  1. Keep a stress journal which will help you identify the causes of stress and what helps you to overcome them
  2. Get some exercise because it releases endorphins that help you feel good and takes your mind away from stress
  3. Form social connections – Being around friends and family takes your mind off the stress. If you can’t meet in-person, try to have regular phone calls or video chats with the people you care about
  4. Practice self-care everyday – Take regular breaks, find a hobby and make time to do something you enjoy every day. Laughing helps your body reduce the effects of stress – so laugh more often
  5. Maintain work-life balance – manage your time, do not over-schedule yourself, prioritize your tasks and don’t hesitate to delegate

Finally, if you’re feeling overwhelmed, it may be time to speak with a physician: download the SaluberMD app to connect with a physician in real time, from the comfort of your home.