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Manage Stress

Everyone has stress. Stress can make you feel nervous, tired, or depressed.
Learning how to manage stress can help prevent serious health problems such as heart disease, depression, and high blood pressure.
The first step is to notice when you are feeling stressed. Look out for warning signs of stress— such as tension in your neck and shoulders.
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Start Today: Small Steps
  • Take a few slow, deep breaths.
  • Get active-go for a walk during the day.
  • Take a hot shower or bath.
  • Talk to a friend or loved one about how you are feeling.

Learn how to eat healthy and get active to manage stress. Learn more about how you can lower your risk of heart disease.

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