Deal with stress by methods for managing stress.

Essay by KevinTruongUniversity, Bachelor'sC+, November 2014

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Deal with stress by methods for managing stress .

In modern life it has many hassles, challenges, frustrations and demands. For many people. Stress is very common in place and has become a phenomena happening daily. Stress is also considered the body's reaction to any changes that requires an adjustment or responses. It can affect our health by many reasons such as drinking alcohol, using tobacco or even narcotics. One of many reasons is pressure in the workplace that is unavoidable because of the demands of a contemporary work environment. Nowadays, scientists find a lot of great methods which could help us deal with stress. This essay will explain how stress can cause serious cardiac diseases and affect the brain's function. In addition, some strategies that will help reduce stress will also mention in this essay.

Stress is considered as common phenomena which causes chronic illness such as heart disease.

According to Fogoros (2014), stress could accelerate atherosclerosis and people who have type A appear to be at the greatest risk. With chronic emotional stress, inflammation and cardiovascular risk factors could increase by blood pressure and affecting excitability of cardiac muscles metabolism, clotting of blood or activity of the immune systems (Fogoros 2014). Extremely stressful life factors such as divorce, business failure and being victims of violence has significant effect to accelerate blood clotting and lead to increasing blood pressure (Fogoros 2014). Some recent clinical studies show around 70% of people with hypertension and seven in ten people with cardiovascular risk factors have episodes of inadequate blood flow (Harvard Heart Letter 2013, p.6). Furthermore, stress could have a long-term effect on the brain. According to Bremner (2005), stress causes deficits hippocampal-based memory function and damages several part of brain that is called hippocampus. Elevated levels of the stress-hormone increase...