Stress is the wear and tear that your body experiences as you adjust to a continually changing enviornment. If you don't reduce the stress in your life, it can have a devastating effect on your health, and contribute to major health problems such as high blood pressure, adnormal heart rate, digestive problems, and overeating.
Physical reactions to stress:
...Increased heart rate
...Increased blood pressure
...Increased blood sugar
...Increased muscle tension
Relaxation techniques can reduce stress symptoms and help you to enjoy a better quality of life.
Relaxation is a process that decreases the wear and tear on your mind and body from the challenges and hassles of daily life.
Explore the relaxation techniques in my book "Eating To Die, Changing African American Attitudes About Health. It will get you started on de-stressing your life and improving your health.