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How Stress affects your Health ?


The stress is the stress caused by overwhelming situations that cause psychosomatic reactions or psychological disorders. It has shown that there is an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (twice normal) during the next two hours to a significant episode of emotional disturbance or stress .

It is known that mental stress can increase the heart rate , blood pressure and oxygen demands of the heart.

We have to assume the existence of stress and put all our will to control and prevent anxiety states. And we must take care of food, being physically active on a regular basis and limit consumption of snuff, coffee and alcohol. If this is not enough, you must see a doctor to analyze our case.

You can not avoid situations of concern, but we manage to have answers and reactions to them. The progressive muscle relaxation reduces the pulse rate and blood pressure as well as the degree of sweating and breathing rate. It is recommended practice moderate exercise and aerobic (walking, marching, swimming, dancing, biking), 30 to 60 minutes a day and at least three to five days a week. Other interesting possibilities are yoga, pilates , tai chi and breathing techniques.
More information on stress as a marker of cardiovascular risk .