Stress is definitely a problem, says Dr. Jack Singer in his articles that he has written for LifeHealthPro.com. Not only does stress aggravate health conditions, it could be the origins of them. If that isn’t scary enough, consider the things that might stress you out. For example: medium to heavy traffic, your morning commute, your kids, your teenagers, different variables and pressures at work or at home… the list can be endless and quite overwhelming.
Did you notice that your breathing got quicker or that your palms started to sweat while reading this article? Even talking about stress can cause stress to some. Ok, you can breathe now. The fact that you can acknowledge and identify that you’re stressed out or what stresses you out will help you to manage those stressors.
Now, just for fun, take the following quiz to gauge your “stress level.” Disclaimer: this is in no part meant as medical advice of any sort or medical consultation. For further information about stress management techniques and to improve your general well-being, we recommend that you consult with your primary care physician.