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Manage Stress 和 Manage Your Health

Stress happens, especially these days. (两个人中就有一个.S. adults reports that 新型冠状病毒肺炎 has negatively impacted mental health.) While you may feel too busy to de-stress – you can decide to take back your “me time,” one moment at a time. Reduce stress for a healthier version of you.

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How does stress affect the body?

Stress can have lasting effects on your health 和 well-being. These health effects impact some groups disproportionately – women, 例如, are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression compared to men.

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Stress, Mental Health 和 Your Heart

Stress can have surprising effects on your heart health – 和 mental health. The mental health implications loom large, especially for some groups. Did you know that only one in three African Americans who need mental health treatment receives it?

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Get tips to Stress Less

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Feel Great by Doing Good

Yes, giving to the American Heart Association can help save lives from heart disease 和 stroke. It can also make you feel good - 和 may reduce your stress, too.

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3 Tips to Manage Stress

We all have stress – at work, 和 managing a household. Worse, some groups are at increased risk for the mental health problems that stress can bring on:

  • Hispanics are twice as likely to feel hopeless compared to non-Hispanic Whites.
  • LGBTQ individuals are at an increased risk for mental health conditions, due to discrimination.

It’s important to know how to manage stress. Try these simple techniques for stressing less.

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Everyone Deserves a Moment in Nature

Spending time in nature can help relieve stress 和 anxiety, 改善你的心情, 和 boost feelings of happiness 和 well-being.

It doesn’t have to be a mountaintop or a national park, either. Even getting outside where you live can have health benefits.

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