Do you often feel overwhelmed and stressed out? When you are stressed, your body responds by making hormones that speed up your heart. This usually results in faster breathing and also bursts of energy, which is called the fight-or-flight stress response.
Feeling stressed is normal and sometimes even useful. Stress can help you work hard or react quickly. However, if stress happens too often or lasts too long, it can have negative impacts on your health. Stress is liked to headaches, upset stomach, back pain, and trouble sleeping.
What can you do about stress? Check out the following stress management techniques:
- Find out what is causing stress in your life.
- Look for ways to reduce the amount of stress in your life.
- Learn healthy ways to relieve stress and reduce its harmful effects.
Massage Therapy is also a great way to relieve stress. Massage therapy has proven to boost energy and increase concentration. “Massage therapy can be effective for a variety of conditions, including arthritis, lower back pain, insomnia, headaches, anxiety, circulatory problems, and recovery from a sports injury,” says Mary Beth Braun, President of the merican Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). To read more about massage therapy for stress relief and much more, click here.
For more information about stress management techniques, contact the Lavanga Group today!