Stress Management

Approaches for Preventing and Reducing Stress

by Herbert Benson, Harvard Health Publications,

Whether it comes in the form of a pile of unpaid bills, a contentious argument with your spouse, a worrisome health problem, or a traffic jam, stress is a part of everyday life. While some stress is inevitable, when your body repeatedly encounters a set of physiological changes dubbed the stress response, trouble can brew. Stress may contribute to or exacerbate various health problems, including these: high blood pressure, suppression of the immune system, headaches, insomnia, depression, and irritable bowel syndrome
  • Harvard Health Publications; January 2008
  • ISBN: 9781933812892
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Stress Management
  • Author: Herbert Benson (ed.); Harvard Health Publications (other); Harvard Medical School (other)
  • Imprint: Harvard Health Publications