Even if you don’t realize it, stress symptoms may be affecting your health. You may think illness is to blame for that nagging headache, your frequent insomnia or your decreased productivity at work. But stress may actually be the culprit. Being able to recognize common stress symptoms can give you a jump on managing them. Stress that's left unchecked can contribute to health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. If you have stress symptoms, taking steps to manage it can have great benefits to your health. Physical activity, relaxation techniques, meditation, and yoga, are all things that can help you settle down and manage stress. And ensuring you are getting plenty of sleep, eating a balanced diet, and avoiding tobacco use, excess caffeine and alcohol intake, will also help. If you have tried to relieve stress and you still can’t find the cause, call us! We are here to help you get your stress under control. Your doctor may want to check for other potential causes.