Archive for February, 2011

Manage Your Stress – Tips on Managing Stress 4

Posted by Lloyd on February 16, 2011
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Warning signs of clinical depression:
Feeling sad, anxious, irritable, nervous, guilty worthless or hopeless.
Changes in your sleep pattern (insomnia or sleeping more than normal).
Changes in appetite; gaining or losing weight without trying.
Loss of interest in activities you used to enjoy.
Restless or slowed behaviour.
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Manage Your Stress – Tips on Managing Stress 3

Posted by Lloyd on February 09, 2011
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Insider Scoop: A review of 23 randomized controlled trials found that heart attack survivors who received psychological counselling as part of their cardiac rehabilitation had greater reductions in psychological distress, blood pressure, heart rate and cholesterol levels. Patients who didn’t receive psychosocial treatment were more likely to die or to have another episode of heart disease.

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Manage Your Stress – Tips on Managing Stress 2

Posted by Lloyd on February 02, 2011
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Manage stress to get healthy
Anyone who has survived a heart attack must learn to beat stress to avoid another one. Sometimes stress has partly been the cause of heart disease. There is some evidence to indicate that high-energy, competitive people may suffer more from heart disease than more relaxed people. Interestingly, however, the task-oriented, competitive types are more successful than the carefree personalities at changing their lifestyle by quitting smoking and/or reducing fat in their diet.

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