Reduce Your Stress – Your Health Depends On It
Charles O’Dowd, MD, Highland Medical PC, Clarkstown Medical Associates
and on staff at Nyack Hospital shares some tips on reducing stress
Nyack, N.Y. April 17, 2013 -- Life is full of challenges, deadlines, frustrations and demands. Stress has become a part of life for children and adults alike. In some instances, limited amounts of stress can help you achieve your goals by performing better under pressure.
Stress in large doses can take a toll on your mind and body, often leading to illness.
April is Stress Awareness Month, a great time to take a close look at what is causing tension in your life and take steps to relax more. Even if you can’t change the source of your stress, you can get some relief by following some of these tips:
While it’s unrealistic to think you can get rid of all your stress, you can take steps to manage it. By trying these strategies, you can help prevent stress from taking over your life.
About Nyack Hospital
Nyack Hospital is a 375-bed community acute care medical and surgical hospital located in Rockland County, NY. Founded in 1895, it is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and has partnered with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine providing clinical rotations to third-year medical students. Its mission is to provide competent, innovative and accessible emergency and acute care services to the residents of Rockland County and surrounding areas.