Thursday, August 31, 2006

Stress Affects Millions

Chances are you, like millions of other Americans, are feeling stress right now. Stress is part of the body's natural instinct to protect itself and it affects us all. While stress is a natural reaction, too much stress can cause life threatening health problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease and even depression.

So how do we keep stress at bay? Exercise! Overwhelming evidence continues to prove that exercise is a tremendous tension reliever and helps people better cope with stress. Maintaining a healthy diet also goes a long way in reducing stress but experts believe that you get the biggest relief from stress by exercising.

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