Highly stressed

By Anonymous Latest Reply 2012-10-05 08:34:21 -0500
Started 2012-10-02 19:23:00 -0500

Today I am feeling really stressed about school and I've noticed that my blood is extremely high compared to normally. What should I do?

5 replies

Jan8 2012-10-05 08:34:21 -0500 Report

Know that your own health comes before worrying about anything else. My body does the same thing. Back of for awhile to play a video game or do something that you really love to do that gets your mind away from school.

GabbyPA 2012-10-03 10:29:14 -0500 Report

Stress will get you every time. Finding ways to reduce it can vary from exercise, doing something mindless, and like DeanaG said....breathe. I use that method a lot. I walk away from things and do some deep breathing exercise. Breathe in through your nose, deep to the count of 5. Hold your breath for the count of 5 and then exhale through your mouth. Repeat until you feel you have some calm returned to your situation.

As a mental thing I do when I breathe is breathe in good thoughts, happy thoughts. Hold those and smile. Then as I exhale, I blow out all my worries or stressful thoughts. It helps me, maybe it will help you too.

DeanaG 2012-10-02 19:54:42 -0500 Report

Take a deep breath and find a way to release the stress. I know it is tough, but find some way to deal with the stress. Stress will elevate your blood sugar, not to mention your blood pressure.
Take a walk, run, jog, go work out or just take a bubble bath. Whatever works to help you get rid of the stress you are feeling. Good luck and remember you are not in this battle alone. ;-)

Next Discussion: Looking for a good app »