Easier said than done – However, research shows stress can cause or worsen the following:

  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart failure
  • Muscle Pain
  • Stomach & Intestinal problems
  • Painful Menstrual Periods
  • Decreased Fertility
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Asthma
  • Skin Problems

What can you do to de-stress? Here are 6 new research-tested, relatively simple things you can do to de-stress:

  • Smooch Spontaneously
  • Cuddle, hold hands
  • Lash out less
  • Drink tea
  • Loosen your electronic leash; cell phones, pagers, internet
  • Reflect on what you value

For more information read this article from WebMD:

6 Surprising Stress Fixes