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Case study - stress.

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Target 3 Stress Mary sometimes gets stressed and can't cope so she goes to bed to try and calm down and to relax. Sometimes when she gets up after a good sleep she will be fine. Mary tends to get stressed because of work she doesn't really like it but doesn't want to quit in case she cant get another job she does want another job but she is finding it hard to find one. That could also be another reason why she gets stressed. The stress on Mary isn't really that bad but it could get worse if she doesn't sort it. Mary sometimes feels really tired and just goes to sleep thinking its just because she hasn't had much sleep. Mary also gets headaches, which can be really bad, and if she takes tablets sometimes they don't work. Problems with memory that's another problem for Mary sometimes she's shopping she forgets some of the she wanted that gets her down. Mary doesn't really do anything to get rid of her stress she just keeps on saying she's to busy to go and see anyone or do anything to help. I am going to try and help Mary get rid of her stress four good and to stay calm and relaxed. ...read more.


Methods Include: * Listening to smoothing music * Taking a long hot bath or shower * Looking at a beautiful scene picture * Using aromatherapy or various scents to evoke physical responses By enlisting your body as an ally you may be better able to reduce and relieve your levels of stress. Conditions Caused By Stress High Blood pressure - High blood pressure increases the hearts workload causing the heart to thicken and become stiffer. It also increases your risk of stroke, heart attack, and kidney failure. When high blood pressure exists with obesity, smoking, high blood cholesterol levels or diabetes the risk of hear attack or stoke increases several times. What other factors contribute to heart disease risk * Individual response to stress may be a contributing factor. Some scientists have noted a relationship between coronary heart disease risk and stress in a person's life their health behaviours and socio-economic status. These factors may affect established risk factors. For example people under stress may overeat, start smoking or smoke more than they otherwise would. * Drinking to much alcohol can raise blood pressure cause heart failure and lead to stroke. It can contribute to high triglycerides cancer and other diseases and produce irregular heartbeats. It contributes to obesity, alcoholism, suicide and accidents. ...read more.


It helps in the person's recovery by boosting the immune system. Reiki is used to help * Stress * Shock * Respiratory problems * Varicose veins * Energy/ stamina * Diabetes * Blood pressure * Confidence * Sleep * Smoking * Fatigue Aromatherapy massage Aromatherapy massage is a therapeutic treatment, which enhances your well-being, and helps reduce stress Aromatherapy massage is good for: * Stress * Skin and hair conditions * Respiratory problems (such as Asthma) * Phobias and mental blocks * Nervous and emotional conditions * Energy/ stamina * Allergies * Eating disorders * Blood and circulatory problems * Confidence * Sleep * Fatigue Mary's life would be better she would be more energetic wanting to do more things. Mary would be able to go for job interviews if she finds the right job she wants to do. If Mary kept to the same job as she does now she might still get stressed but with help from her doctor and good exercise her blood pressure will lower which means her health is on the mend. Mary just needs to stay positive and her stress will go away. Mary has promised she will go and get sorted and she will try and not let anything get toher as it used to. ...read more.

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