Stress is when you are feeling overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental, physical or emotional pressure. Everyone experiences stress and deals with it differently. Different life events and situations can cause stress. Stress can be positive or negative depending on the situation. Positive stress (eustress) may include weddings, holidays and pregnancies while negative stress (distress) may include divorce, money and jobs. However, too much stress can affect our physical health.
Physical symptoms of stress:
Emotional and mental symptoms:
Some daily strategies may help you or a loved one cope with stress. Daily strategies that help prevent stress factors may include relaxation activities like yoga, meditation, tai chi and breathing exercises. It is important to take good care of your body by eating well balanced meals, exercising to help release endorphins and getting enough sleep to make sure your body has time to help repair itself.
Physical therapists can help patients manage stress and stress symptoms with treatment plans which may include strengthening exercises, stretching, hands on therapy, massage therapy, breathing techniques, education and muscle relaxation. Physical therapists can reduce tension build up on the neck, shoulders and back. Physical therapy treatment plans improve patients self esteem, quality of life, self worth and physical condition. At Reddy Care Physical, Occupational and Aquatic Therapy we can help you or a loved one cope with stress and stress symptoms. Call our team for an evaluation to get started today!
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Sources: ClevelandClinic , MentalHealth
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