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Stress, the Silent Killer

Stress is a natural body reaction when one needs is confronted with a situation that requires urgency. The problem arises when the body remains in a state of stress long passed the urgent situation. It is then when stress becomes detrimental to out physical, emotional, and mental bodies, thus affecting our productivity, relationships, and quality of life in general.

Some of the most common signs or pathogenic stress are:

  • Difficulties concentrating
  • Anxiety and/or hyperactive mind
  • Constant state of worry
  • Irritability and moodiness
  • Feeling lonely
  • Depression and discontent
  • Chest pressure and/or palpitation
  • Low libido
  • Compulsive eating
  • Poor appetite
  • Sleeping Problems

Traditional Chinese Medicine holds that stress can cause pattern of symptoms that affect the energetic function of one or more internal organs, depending on how the individual experiences stress. Different emotions tend to affect different organs systems. For example, anger and frustration affect the Liver and Gallbladder, while excessive thinking and worrying affect the Spleen and Stomach

Stress can literally kill you. Don’t wait until you develop a chronic or acute illness to do something about it. At Bloom Wellness Center we can help you improve or eliminate physical and emotional symptoms associated with stress, and give teach you effective tools to reduce and manage your stress.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please call us at (630) 837-4241

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