Modern life can be stressful trying to juggle our careers, families, and other responsibilities. Sometimes we place pressure on ourselves to be better than perfect. The practitioners at Advanced Health help patients manage their stress through mindfulness and meditation at our Pacific Heights based practice.
Stress is the body’s reaction to a situation that makes the mind and/or body uncomfortable. It occurs when we feel rushed, overwhelmed, or unprepared on how to successfully complete a task. There are external stressors like work, family responsibilities, or the fear of receiving criticism.
Stress is the number one killer in today’s world. Chronic stress negatively affects each aspect of a person’s life. Some doctors estimate that more than half of the conditions they treat can be attributed to stress. Stress can not only bring on or worsen the symptoms of other diseases, but it can also manifest its own physical symptoms. Some of the physical symptoms of stress include; headaches, high blood pressure, heart problems, skin conditions, asthma, depression, and anxiety.
Dr. Bhandari and her team of holistic practitioners will help you make easy lifestyle changes which help you reduce stress. You will also learn how to effectively manage your response to stress in a healthy way. Some suggestions could include the following:
Advanced Health helps patients practice mindfulness and make necessary lifestyle changes which directly decrease stress. Make an appointment today! We will help you transform the negative impacts of stress into positive energy.