Published on Jul 04, 2014 and last reviewed on Aug 01, 2019 - 1 min read
In recent times, stress is being considered a very important contributory factor in many medical conditions. This article discusses about the various ways to overcome stress.
Stress is nothing but a physical/mental/emotional adjustment by the body to environmental changes.
Stress is a contributory factor if not the causative factor in many physical illnesses. To name a few:
Nowadays, most of the stress is encountered at the work place. This is largely attributed to targets, deadlines, cut throat competition if not only in corporate world but literally every walk of life.
There is a relationship exists between work pressure and performance at any work place:
How to Cope with Stress?
It is possible to cope with stress to some extent and control this menace naturally by doing:
However, at most of the time -- a little stress is not harmful, It could be beneficial in some way.
Article Overview: A 35-year-old woman came to me with a chief complaint of muscle tension. She stated that she has experienced a considerable amount of muscle tension her entire life, but it has become increasingly worse over the last 12 months. Read Article
The above mentioned patient is suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). GAD can be defined as anxiety and worry about several events and activities for a majority of the day. The anxiety and worry of GAD differs from normal anxiety by its excessiveness, the difficu... Read Article
Query: Hi doctor, What are the health benefits and trends for yoga for senior citizens? Are there studios that have classes or professionals that cater to this demographic? Why choose yoga over other forms of fitness and stretching? Read Full »
Article Overview: Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the annoying gastrointestinal tract diseases because of the chronic nature of the disease and the variety of symptoms that can interfere with your daily life. Read Article
Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional disturbance of colonic motility without organic causes. IBS is characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. Causes: Unknown, but psychological disturbance plays a role. Symptoms: IBS is known to have a long history with long interval pe... Read Article
Do you have a question on Anxiety or Ibs?Ask a Doctor Online