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Stress Taking A Toll On Your Health? Beat Stress With These Practical Ways

Stress can affect your health in various ways. It can significantly increase the risk of heart diseases. Try these ways to beat stress.

Stress Taking A Toll On Your Health? Beat Stress With These Practical Ways

Stress can affect both mental and physical health

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Stress can affect your health in various ways
  2. Healthy diet can also help you best stress
  3. Regular exercise is also a great way to fight stress

Are you stressed all the time? Many factors in today's life can contribute to stress. Most people ignore stress and continue with their stressful lives. You might not know but stress can affect a lot more than just your mood and productivity. Stress can affect your health in various ways. It can significantly increase the risk of heart diseases. Stress can also contribute to weight gain as you are more likely to consume more calories when you are stressed. It can disturb your sleeping pattern and also raise your blood pressure numbers. Uncontrolled stress can also put you at a higher risk of diabetes. To preserve your mental health as well as overall health you must find strategies that can help you manage stress effectively. Here are some effective ways to fight stress naturally.


Mental health: Ways to fight stress

1. Try breathing exercise

Deep breathing can help you beat stress instantly. When you are too stressed simply take a break and take deep breaths. It will hardly take 5 minutes but it will help you fight stress instantly. Close your eyes and take deep breaths. Focus on your breaths during that time. Try this once or twice a day can help you beat stress.

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Breathing exercise can help you beat stress instantly
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2. Focus on the cause

Every time you feel stressed you must focus on the cause. It will help you eliminate stress from the cause. It will also prepare you for the next time. Whenever you are likely to fall into such situation you will be more careful. Try to find the reason behind your stress and stop it from occurring the next time.

Also read: A Complete List Of Terrible Things Stress Does To Your Body

3. Spend time with your pet

When you are free do not spend time on your phone. Try activities that help you fight stress. You should spend time with your pet. It will help you beat stress and relax your mind. Spending time with your pet at the end of the day will help you release tension and stress.

Also read: Too Stressed? These Habits Might Be Stressing You Out

4. Try to write it down

Whenever you are stressed simply take a paper and pen and write it down. Expressing your emotions will help you release stress. You can also try this when you are angry. Writing down your emotions can also help in releasing anger.

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Writing your emotions is a great way to fight stress
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5. Stay organised

When you see a messy desk you are more likely to feel stressed. Staying organised can reduce stress. At the end of the day make it a habit to clean your desk so that you find it organised the next day.

Also read: Top 7 Stress-Busting Foods You Must Have

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.

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