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Wellness Corner

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Stress Less in August

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What is Stress? 

Stress is the way you react to any change (good, bad, real, or even imagined).


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These are ways the body responds to stress:

· Breathing speeds up

· Heart rate speeds up

· Blood pressure rises

· Blood sugar increases

· Muscles tense

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Left unchecked, Stress can lead to health problems:

· Heartburn

· Back or neck pain

· High blood pressure

· Heart disease

· A lowering of the body’s immune system


For additional information, or to schedule a blood pressure check contact the Office of Community Health at (630) 483-5665 or email