Dr Dillner’s health dilemmas: should I reduce my stress levels?

See on Scoop.itCounselling and Mental Health

Many life events can trigger stress, but simple and effective coping strategies are available…


The number of people admitted to hospital with a diagnosis of stress has increased by 7% in the past year, according to a report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). These 6,370 admissions do not include those who were seen and discharged from casualty departments. The HSCIC was sufficiently impressed by the findings to issue a press release warning that stress-related admissions were most common in people of working age (men slightly more than women) and were rising more than hospital admissions overall. Since nothing increases stress like going into hospital, how can you avoid an emergency admission?



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