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Stress Management Health Center

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    Stress can seriously affect your body and mind. Learn more from WebMD about our response to stress, both healthy and unhealthy.

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    Check out this self-help checklist for steps to lower your debt.

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    Learn how you can ease your stress if you're a caregiver for a loved one, including relaxation techniques, biofeedback, and guided imagery.

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    Job stress comes in many different forms and affects your body in various ways. Minor sources of stress may include equipment that won't work or phones that won't quit ringing. Major stress comes from having too much work, not having enough work, doing work that is unfulfilling, fearing a job layoff, or not getting along with your boss.Usually it is the major sources of stress that lead to ...

  5. Stress Management: Relaxing Your Mind and Body

    Guide to stress management.

  6. Stress Management: Doing Guided Imagery to Relax

    Guided imagery lets you use your imagination to go to a calm, peaceful place.

  7. Stress Management - Topic Overview

    Stress is what you feel when you have to handle more than you are used to. When you are stressed, your body responds as though you are in danger. It makes hormones that speed up your heart, make you breathe faster, and give you a burst of energy. This is called the "fight - or - flight" stress response. Some stress is normal and even useful. It can help if you need

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    What is biofeedback?Biofeedback is a method that uses the mind to control a body function that the body normally regulates automatically, such as skin temperature, muscle tension, heart rate, or blood pressure. When you are first learning biofeedback, you will have sensors attached to your body and to a monitoring device. This provides instant feedback on a body function (for example, your skin ..

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    Children and teens notice and react to stress in their family and also experience their own stress. It is important to recognize stress in children and teens and help them with healthy coping strategies. The strategies they learn often stay with them into adulthood. Generally,anything that may cause children fear and anxiety can cause stress. This can include being away from home,starting a ...

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    Hypnosis is a state of focused concentration during which a person becomes less aware of his or her surroundings. Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat physical or psychological conditions. It is thought that during a hypnotic state,or trance,people have a heightened ability to accept suggestions that can help change their behavior. Hypnosis can be led by a hypnotherapist,or a ...

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