We probably all know what stress is, and may have suffered some symptoms of it in our lifetime.

Stress is a Medical Problem that can be the cause of many other medical issues we face in our busy lifestyles. Stress can have a negative impact on your heart health and overall cardiovascular system.

Changes to dietary habits can also be attributed to stress related illness. Digestion problems, Inability to eat sufficiently or a tendency to overeat can all be associated with stress.

Stress can reduce our energy levels and can upset the regulation of blood sugar. Disturbed sleep patterns, changes in hormonal balances, headaches and fatigue can all be connected to the Symptoms of Stress.

Some directly associated symptoms of stress related illness includes bouts of constipation and diarrhoea, exhaustion, dizziness, mental fatigue, an increase frequency of urination.

Stress also causes skin related problems such as Acne or Hives.

When stress hits hard it can causse a general overall feeling of being unwell and can reduce or worsen immunity levels.

Stress is something we all suffer at some point in our lives. Many illnesses we acquire may well find their grounding in stress related situations.

Stress should never be taken lightly, as it is a serious condition that has been called “the silent killer”. Suffice to say getting on top of it is the best way of reducing associated illness.

With most people living busy lifestyles these days, finding stress free environments can at times be difficult. There are, however some simple steps you can take to reducing stress in your life before it takes hold.

1. Don’t be demanding of yourself – One thing I have discovered after being diagnosed with stress related illness is I am only one and I can’t do everything. When I let go of some of the demands I had placed on myself, many of my stress-related symptoms reduced.
2. Enjoy what you do – Life is too short to be constantly held down by what has to be done at the detriment of what you want to do. Take some time to have fun.
3. Vitamins can help – Vitamin B is known for its de-stressing ability. Vitamin B will also improve energy levels and assist towards a feeling of improved health and wellbeing.
4. Walking helps – Walking is an excellent de-stresser. Twenty to thirty minutes of brisk walking every day will assist in reducing stress.
5. Healthy eating is essential – Eating a diet low in fat, sugar and salt, not only helps with eliminating stress, it is also good for your overall health.

It’s important to remember that stress is a serious medical condition and should be treated quickly by discussing your symptoms with your local family Doctor or qualified Health Professional.

Author's Bio: 

Eric J. Smith is an Experienced Horticulturalist with a keen interest in Organic Gardening. Eric's interest in Organics also shows in his interest in Organic Nutrition and Organic Skincare. More information can be found on these by visiting his websites...

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