Researchers continue to discover more and more relation between anxiety and heart disease. The greater your stress, the greater your chance of heart attack and stroke.
Many of us are not even aware of our daily level of anxiety. Your body has an amazing capacity for adaption. Put it in a long term stressful situation, it will become accustomed to the lack of sleep, poor habits, high levels of stress hormones and other physical symptoms of anxiety. However, in the long run your body needs a break, and without it will begin to break down.
So, are you managing your stress — or have you just become accustomed to it?
For tips to evaluate and reduce your anxiety read my column at MyHealthyHeartInfo.com
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Eliz Greene is the Busy Woman’s Guide to a Health. Drawing on her experience surviving a massive heart attack while seven-months pregnant with twins, struggling to lose the 80 pounds gained during her pregnancy, and her background as an adaptive movement specialist, Eliz developed simple strategies and tips to help other busy women be more active, eat better and manage your stress.
As the Director of the Embrace Your Heart Wellness Initiative, Eliz travels the country energizing and inspiring audiences in keynotes and workshops on women’s heart health. She writes one of the top 100 health and wellness blogs. Find more at www.EmbraceYourHeart.com