Women, Anxiety, Stress and Illness

Is Stress Making You Sick? The U.S. Department of Labor reports 60% of the 250,000 women surveyed say stress is their number one problem. Anxiety and stress suppress the immune system to the point that those under stress are five times more likely to catch a cold. Stress and anxiety can be the underlying causes of illness or aggravating factors in existing conditions.

Just a few examples of stress affected illnesses are: heart disease, headaches, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), and insomnia.

Recent studies are even indicating that there may be a connection between anxiety/stress and cancer. If you feel that you just can’t handle the stresses of daily life. don’t put your health in danger, seek professional help with one of our highly trained stress management specialists.