Living a healthy lifestyle can have positive impacts on your state of mind.
Live life to the fullest and focus on the positive!
Chronic stress is as harmful to your body as is chronic pain. Chronic stress floods your body with hormones that, over time, can increase blood pressure and cause inflammation in your blood vessels. This elevates your risk of clots and blockages that can cause strokes and heart attacks. It’s crucial to find ways to relax your body and reduce the stress response.
Chronic stress and chronic pain may lessen with implementing the following suggestions on a daily basis. Try to get more sleep, deep sleep. Try yoga (go online to YouTube and enter search field: ‘‘Gentle Chair Yoga Routine” by Cara Kircher). Take daily time outside in nature. Laugh. Work out at the gym or home. Stay hydrated. Even petting a dog or cat has been shown to reduce stress and relax you. Make TENS treatments along with stress management important parts of your daily life.