How Stress Affects Your Body
Cumulative stress is known to contribute to cardiovascular disease and hypertension. Those tending to be excessively competitive, impatient, quick, or hostile are considered to have a higher risk of developing heart problems. Additionally, a common response to stress is eating comfort foods that are high in fat, salt, and sugar which aren’t beneficial for heart health.
5 Tips to Cope with Anxiety for an Upcoming Performance Review
HealthCentral expert, Eileen Bailey writes, "It's almost the end of the year and for many people, that means the dreaded annual performance review. Many employees feel nervous thinking about what their managers might. For those with anxiety, this time is even more stressful."
8 Tips for Coping with Anxiety Induced Heart Palpitations
Heart palpitations are a common symptom of anxiety. Palpitations are often described as an unusual awareness of the heartbeat or feeling your heart pounding or racing. While palpitations are rarely serious, if you are experiencing these, it is a good idea to get checked by your doctor as sometimes palpitations can signal arrhythmia, tachycardia, bradycardia or atrial fibrillation.
— Last Modified: 05/11/2012, First Published: 05/11/2012