Stress is a biological, mental and physical reaction to life and its events. Everyone faces some sort of stress, and a little amount of it does no harm; rather, it helps you to stay prepared and motivated for the challenges of life. However, dealing with challenging situations can activate your stress hormones time and again, which leads you to a vicious cycle of stress. If you don’t have the right stress management skills, you may start experiencing a lot of mental and physical effects.
This makes your brain get in a continuous alarm state to protect you. As your mind perceives a challenge, it will signal your whole body to release some hormones which elevate your blood pressure and your heart rate. The Fight or Flight response triggers you and helps you cope with the challenge.
Stress management helps you give plenty of tools for setting your alarm system. It may help your body and mind get more resilient. Without this resilience, your body will stay on an alarm system which means you have chronic stress. Having chronic stress may lead to many health
The Causes of Stress
You need to first identify your triggering factors as you monitor your stress. You need to ask yourself whatever makes you feel irritable, worried, and tense. Also, you need to monitor your upset GI symptoms and headaches. You will need to note whether or not they come with an underlying medical condition or not.
Relationship issues, job pressure, and financial concerns are easily identifiable. However, everyday demands like getting late to a meeting, waiting for long, and others also cause a high in your stress levels.
The Treatment Options for Stress
There are many relaxation techniques that help you to deal with stress. Relaxing becomes an ignored thing considering you have a busy routine. However, avoid shortchanging yourself because of it. We all need to take out some time to recharge and relax so we can repair all the stress which our body and mind take.
Almost all people take benefit from different relaxing techniques. They help to focus your attention towards the present and help you slow your breathing. Common techniques for relaxation include yoga, tai chi, and progressive muscle relaxation.
If you have any of the symptoms mentioned above, telemedicine makes it possible for you to get the care you deserve. Schedule a virtual consultation with a Telakai Health online Provider and get on the road to recovery. Schedule your visit today.