Stress & Your Health

by Nasrul Hanis

in Lifestyle

Stress is the feeling which you get when facing with challenges through daily activities. It can be good for you in small doses to make you more alert and gives you a blast of energy.

The relationship between stress and your health in fact really connected to each other. Besides affecting your heart, it also gives impacts to your immune system, which explains why some cases involves stressful people leads to injuries. Nowadays stress also being connected with cancer so you must consider facing stress wisely to avoid any of these negative consequences.

Stress also associated with psychological problems and depression. The relationship is clear where stress normally contributes to negative thoughts and feelings. Our mind are always full of thoughts: what to do, ideas, dreams, and etc. Our minds could be associated with a series of emotional stress which activate brain regions and contributes depression.

Some common factors of stress are:

  • Death
  • Divorce
  • Losing job
  • Illness/Injury
  • Pregnancy
  • Retirement

Here are some ideas of coping with stress:

  • Practice healthy way of life.
  • Realize and accept your condition.
  • Find positive points in negative situations.
  • Improve your time management.
  • Believe in yourself.

Although it seems difficult to find a way to get rid of stress, the most important step is to find a way to solve it and improve the situation. Remember that your health depends on it.

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