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Alaris Health Recognizes National Stress Awareness Month

april is national stress awareness monthJersey City, NJ, April 28, 2017 – Since 1992, The Health Resource Network (HRN) has recognized April as National Stress Awareness Month, a time when health professionals across the industry aim to increase public awareness about stress causes and resolutions.

Whether brought on by work, family, anxiety, finances or other factors, stress affects everyone in varying ways. Stress not only affects the mind, but overall health as well. Prolonged or chronic stress can lead to serious medical conditions such as heart disease and stroke. stressThat’s why learning stress triggers and adopting effective techniques to manage stress is so important for maintaining overall well-being.

Stress triggers can come in various forms, but the most common are increased heart rate, blood pressure and glucose levels. If a stressful situation cannot be changed, you can manage its effects by adopting healthy stress-relievers, such as:

  • Recognizing when things are out of your control and letting go or delegating
  • Avoiding getting anxious about situations you cannot change
  • Refocusing on something that makes you feel calm and in control
  • Setting realistic goals to help achieve your vision
  • Practicing healthy living and wellness

Additionally, there are many activities that can help relieve stress, including:

  • Reading a book
  • Exercising
  • Meditating
  • Doing yoga
  • Spending quality time with family/friends

To learn more about Stress Awareness Month, visit www.stressawarenessmonth.com. And to learn more about recognizing and relieving stress, visit www.foh.psc.gov/calendar/stress.


About Alaris Health

Alaris statewide network of independently owned and operated Member Health Centers offers a wide variety of services across a continuum of care, ranging from short-term post-hospital rehabilitation and long-term care specialized care.

Each Member Health Center is licensed to use the Alaris Health name and receive non-health related services. All health care related services are provided solely by each independently owned and operated Member Health Center.

For more information, please visit www.alarishealth.com or call (855)7-ALARIS for more information.