Workplace Stress Directory
Many workers report being stressed at work. Since the complications of unmanaged stress can be serious, it's important to learn to manage stress. Many offices now offer stress relief programs and therapies such as massage, meditation, or exercise. Find what works for you and reduce your stress at work. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to manage stress at work, what causes workplace stress, and much more.
Managing Job Stress-Overview
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 ...
The Effects of Stress on Your Body
Learn about the ways stress can affect your health.
Stress and Diabetes-Topic Overview
When you have diabetes,stress can cause your blood glucose levels to change rapidly and unexpectedly. Stress can affect your body's blood glucose levels in two ways. It changes the way your body handles insulin. It can cause you to change the way you take care of yourself. Stress can be mental or physical. Each type of stress causes a similar chemical reaction in your body. For some ...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and the Workplace
Learn ways to cope with irritable bowel syndrome while on the job.
Does Multitasking Work for Me?
Is successful multitasking a myth? Learn what our brains are really doing.
Health Tip: Less Stress in 7 Steps
Feeling stressed? Here are seven simple steps for breathing your way out of stress.
Anxiety at Work: A Career-Busting Condition
Anxiety disorders have the potential to negatively affect job-performance and could ruin your career.
Admit It, Men: You’re Stressed
Stress in men: An overview that includes how men cope (or don’t cope) with stress, what causes stress. how to preventing stress, recognizing the symptoms of stress, and three easy steps to stress relief.
Understanding Stress Levels
Lifestyle medicine specialist, Dr. James Rippe, explains how to gauge stress levels.
It may be helpful to take a break from your busy day to relax.
Link Between Stress and Depression
Do you feel depressed when you're stressed? One does lead to the other. Use these suggestions to cope.
How Stress Affects Men and Women
Psychologist Patricia Farrell, PhD, discusses the different ways men and women handle stress.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 10 Ways to Stop Stress Now
Stressed out? These fixes can help you begin to get back in control, starting now.
Slideshow: 10 Ways to Revitalize Your Life
Learn easy ways to fight fatigue, bloating, and stress so you can regain energy. Exercising, a diet with fiber, and more are among top tips in this WebMD slideshow.