Category Archives: Stress Management

Are You Worrying Yourself Sick?

We’re moving at lightning speed. We’re maxed out, overcommitted, and exhausted. It’s no wonder that one in eight Americans ages 18 and older suffers from an anxiety disorder, and over the last decade, the rates of anti-anxiety and insomnia medication use have skyrocketed. Anxiety is rooted in a fear of what might happen in the…

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How Anger Is Linked to Your Health

GET THE MP3 FOR THIS EPISODE  |  LISTEN ON iTUNES Have you ever considered how communication affects your health? Think about how many conversations you have every day— from one-word exchanges to hour-long talks. When communication breaks down— even if it’s momentary— your heart rate speeds up. Next, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels…

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Anger—Is it Better to Let It out or Hold It in?

Dr. Manny Alvarez: It's no secret that how you handle stress has a big impact on your health; however, what if the key to having an optimal health is in how you communicate during those stressful times? My guest today says her patients’ inability to communicate was literally making them sick, Dr. Neha Sangwan is the…

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Are You Worrying Yourself Sick?

Are you worrying yourself sick? via @drnehasangwan
We’re moving at lightning speed. We’re maxed out, overcommitted, and exhausted. It’s no wonder that one in eight Americans ages 18 and older suffers from an anxiety disorder, and over the last decade, the rates of anti-anxiety and insomnia medication use have skyrocketed. Anxiety is rooted in a fear of what might happen in the…

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Manage Stress Through Soft-Belly Breathing

GET THE MP3 FOR THIS EPISODE  |  LISTEN ON iTUNES Have you ever felt stressed or overwhelmed—and then become completely annoyed when somebody chimed in with, “Hey, just take a deep breath.” Today, you're going to learn about a very underused yet extremely powerful tool called soft-belly breathing. I didn't learn about this in medical…

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