Could be—and that’s no good for body or mind. Use these cues to help manage the anxiety of a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis as well as any stress-induced symptoms.
Increasingly, stress is considered a risk factor for dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s. Stress is also a risk factor for stroke and heart attack as well as a trigger for many diseases from arthritis to psoriasis. Obviously, limiting stress in our lives is a good idea. But how? Simply living what we call modern life seems to make stress the norm.
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If your anxiety levels are through the roof, you may want to check your sleep quality.
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It might...especially if your work leaves you chronically stressed out. Even if you can't change your job, we'll show you how to find calm.
The good, the bad, the not-so-sure-abouts...your dermatologist wants all the details on how you're feeling inside and out.
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