Health knowledge and news provided by doctors.

Ads by Google

Stress Management and Relief

In today's hectic world, stress management is necessary to help maintain optimal health. Learn about effective stress management techniques as well as the impact of stress on your health from our team of Emaxhealth reporters.

Performing Under Stress

Thousands of years ago, 'pressure at work' meant fleeing from invading marauders or battling woolly mammoths. Stress prepared cave men and women for 'fight or flight' situations, and helped them survive such trials.

So stress isn't a new problem. However, today it is office politics, traffic jams, overwork and late nights that cause our levels to rise. Whereas cave dwellers burnt off the stress through that eventual fight or flight, we don't reach that final stage. As a result, we are increasingly all wound up with nowhere to go.