a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances
For most people the demands of work and personal life are overwhelming and exhausting, leading to constant states of strain, pressure, nervousness, tension, worry, anxiety, and fear. Stress is the number one cause of illness, both physical and emotional however, stress can be overcome and relief can be found.
Massage Therapy, Reiki, meditation, exercise, stretching and breathing techniques can make gigantic impacts on stress reduction leading to a healthier and happier life.
Physical and emotional illnesses which are commonly born out of stress:
Tired and aching muscles
Irritable bowel syndrome
Gastroesophageal reflux disease and Acid Reflux
Hair loss and alopecia
High blood pressure
Sexual dysfunction, including erectile dysfunction and loss of sexual appetite
Irregular menstrual cycles