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The Women's Guide to Stress Relief in 7 Easy Steps

Deborah Mitchell

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What is stress—and how do I manage it?

Why is stress different for women than it is for men?

How does stress impact my body, mind, and spirit?

Am I at risk for stress-related health problems?

What are my treatment options?

How can I reduce stress—naturally?

 

THE WOMEN'S GUIDE TO STRESS RELIEF IN 7 EASY STEPS

 

includes:

 

A COMPLETE STRESS MANAGEMENT PLAN—Simple, stress-reducing techniques that can help you reduce, manage, and even eliminate stress in your life—and put you on the path toward peace and calm. Includes checklists for self-examination and tips for avoiding triggers.

 

THE MOST UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH—what medical professionals have learned about stress: the anatomy and natural process of stress; how it affects you and your health; and why you should find new ways to keep it at bay.

 

STRESS-RELATED HEALTH CARE—how to lower risks to your heart and cardiovascular system, hormones, stomach and digestion, and immune system.

 

DAY-TO-DAY STRESS-BUSTER TIPS for reducing stress levels at home and at work—from  communing with nature, social event-planning, and creative self-expression to breathing therapy, guided imagery, and the most important practice of all: sleep. Dozens of women share their ideas.

 

PROFESSIONAL TREATMENT OPTIONS—when and where to seek professional assistance,  therapy, or medication.

 

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CHAPTER 1
 

Why Women Are So Stressed
On the surface, the questions “Why are women so stressed?” or “What causes stress in women?” may seem easy to answer. “My kids and their demands stress me out.” “I have too much to do and not enough time to do it!” “I don’t know, but I just seem to be crazy busy!” “I can’t find the time to relax!” “My life is unmanageable.” These are some of the common responses to these questions, but do these comments really answer the questions?
Yet often
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Deborah Mitchell

  • Deborah Mitchell is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including eleven books for St. Martin’s Press’s Healthy Home Library (Stay Younger, Smarter, Healthier, The Family Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements, 52 Foods and Supplements for a Healthy Heart, 25 Medical Tests Your Doctor Should Tell You About, A Woman’s Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements, The Complete Book of Nutritional Healing; How To Live Well with Early Alzheimer’s, The Concise Encyclopedia of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health, The Essential Guide to Children’s Vaccinations, The Complete Book of Home Remedies for  Your Dog, and The Complete Book of Home Remedies for  Your Cat,) as well as The Wonder of Probiotics (coauthored with John R.Taylor, N.D.), Foods That Combat Aging, Your Ideal Supplement Plan in Three Easy Steps, and What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Back Pain (coauthored with Debra Weiner, M.D.).

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Deborah Mitchell

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