Nearly half of Americans report that they are consistently stressed, with worries over money, work, health, relationships and family among the most common causes. You probably already know many of the symptoms of stress, such as anxiety, inability to focus and increased anger. Too much stress can also take its toll on your physical health and cause weight gain, headaches, high blood pressure and uncontrolled blood sugar.
Potential stressors are nearly unavoidable, but you can take steps to prevent your stressors from harming your health. In honor of National Stress Awareness Day on April 16, why not take a few steps toward reducing the stress in your life? These suggestions can help.
Take Care of Yourself