Stress is a feeling you get when faced with a challenge. In small doses, stress can be good for you because it makes you more alert and gives you a burst of energy. For instance, if you start to cross the street and see a car about to run you over, that jolt you feel helps you to jump out of the way before you get hit. But feeling stressed for a long time can take a toll on your mental and physical health.
Research suggests that chronic stress, especially stress from emotional or physical anxiety raises your risk for serious diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Obesity, and Heart Disease. Even though it may seem hard to find ways to De-stress with all the things you have to do, it’s important to find those ways. Your health depends on it.
This eBook looks at what are the warning signs of stress, coping methods for handling stress, including foods that research has shown to help combat stress and foods that one should avoid that compound stress management. This eBook also examines how stress affects the emotional and physical aspects of men and women, and how the sexes handle stress differently.