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Stress Relief





stress relief
    Most of us know people who take their daily stress out on their loved ones or on themselves by using/abusing food, alcohol, drugs, or tobacco to forget their worries or problems. Hopefully, you are not one of them, however, if you are there is a better way… "Exercise". Getting away for a brief period of light to moderate physical activity can tame your tension.
     What we call "stress" is really a biochemical reaction involving the production of cortisol by the adrenal gland. Some experts believe that stress is a contributing factor in 80% of all major illnesses and that stress is the major reason for 75% of all doctors' visits. Stress costs American businesses hundreds of millions of dollars annually.


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    There are many ways in which to release stress both extrinsic and intrinsic. Some of the extrinsic ways are running, jogging, weight training, boxing, kickboxing and so on. Stress relief also can come from more introspective choices as well, such as a dip in a hot tub, a sit in the sauna, some deep breathing or meditation or even a massage.

Your Prescription for Stress Relief and Control

•Do at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise per day.
•Bookend your day with 10 deep cleansing breaths.
•Have a daily routine of prayer and/or meditation.

•Take a multi-vitamin.
•Get a
Take a hot bath (with aromatherapy) or jump in the hot tub.
•Massage to relieve muscle tension and relax you emotionally.
•Take your dog for a walk or get a dog (people with dogs have less stress)