Stanford University

Anxiety and stress not only are nasty but it can be fatal. Fortunately there are different things you can do to reduce them. The symptoms and effects the anxiety and stress lead to many people, every day at the hospital. While it is not unusual to go to the doctor to feel stress, investigations by medical associations indicate that 80% of diseases are caused, indirectly or directly by stress. There are very powerful hormones in your body, such as adrenaline, which are released in your blood when you’re stressed out. These cause high pressure, tachycardia and lack of oxygen.

These reactions are positive in the event that you need to escape from a bear that is chasing you, or run out of fire, but unfortunately, when these effects remain, as it usually happens in modern life, diminishes the immune system and the body suffers other negative changes. Some of the more common negative effects caused by stress are fatigue, muscle pain, depression, anxiety, headaches, mental confusion, and irritability. The reactions to stress make your body spends a lot of energy, which can eventually cause you an important physical and mental wear and tear. How to relieve stress and anxiety a study conducted at Stanford University, came to the conclusion that meditation not only was useful at the time that was carried out but it also reduced anxiety. Meditation can help you defend yourself from stress and anxiety. There are different types of meditation, some more profound and far-reaching than others. But you must find the type of meditation for your pace of life and your personality type. If you think you don’t have time for this, I don’t believe you! I suggest that you take 5 minutes and apply any of these two simple techniques of meditation: first, is meditation with breath. It begins with close your eyes and let the tension flow through your muscles.