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Stress is defined as a feeling of physical and emotional constraint. When your body or mind experiences challenges or when you are put in tough situations, your body’s response or reaction in demanding times is ‘stress’. The building's anger, frustration, and angst you feel is a result of stress. Do you get overwhelmed by stress sometimes? You might need professional assistance to help manage some of that stress. A great way to get help is to book a tele-appointment with physician.

A tele-appointment with physician is an online doctor appointment that you can schedule within seconds on your phone! Online healthcare mobile apps are among the most popular and most downloaded world over. The use of telemedicine apps is booming in Pakistan too, and for good reason! Why would you spend precious time waiting at the hospital for a minor health condition or medical advice when you could get a tele-appointment with physician on the phone, from the convenience of your own home.

Find an online physician to help with stress management. There’s a lot that goes into handling stress and while it may seem like very little is under your control, that’s actually quite far from the truth. Getting guidance and working out a stress management plan with an online physician can help you identify the cause of stress and develop a problem-solving attitude. Book a tele-appointment with physician anywhere in Pakistan and take charge of your life.

What happens to the body under stress?

According to the American Psychological Association, approximately 33% of the population has claimed that their stress has increased in the past year. Stress levels in Pakistan are sky-high too. We’ll discuss the different causes of stress later on, but right now it’s important to highlight some of the ways stress affects your body and mind.

Research suggests that chronic stress or dealing with unmanaged stress over time can lead to impaired cognitive function. This means a decrease in memory, concentration, and comprehension. Here are some more effects that you should know about:

  • A surge in stress hormones
  • The body goes into ‘fight or flight’ mode
  • Increased heart rate
  • Adrenaline rush
  • Reduction in social interaction
  • Avoidance of people and places
  • Death of brain cells
  • Reduction in brain size
  • Impairs the immune system

If you feel like you have a crazy amount of stress that you are unable to handle by yourself, then talk to your doctor and get professional help! If getting up and actively going to a doctor’s office seems like too much of an effort right now then download an online doctor app on your smartphone and book a tele-appointment with the physician from home. Get expert medical advice without stepping foot outside the house.

Putting yourself through unnecessary stress when help is readily available at your fingertips is no less than reckless behavior. Finding a physician online in Lahore, Karachi or anywhere in Pakistan has never been easier. The whole point of telemedicine apps is to make healthcare more accessible to the masses. Booking a tele-appointment with the physician is the first step- asking for help! You’ll feel better my making a responsible decision for better health.

Why is stress management so important?

Chronic, unmanaged stress can be debilitating. When you don’t get help and stress levels to continue to rise it starts a vicious cycle and plunges you deeper and deeper into the stress until you feel completely helpless. Download an online doctor app on your phone right now and book a tele-appointment with a physician or therapist and get online counseling sessions at home.

It is extremely important to manage stress to improve your quality of life. Identifying the cause of stress and then working on behavior, reaction and response to it will definitely decrease stress levels and associated symptoms. Finding a physician online who will work out a stress management plan with you will help you think clearly and ultimately shift the focus from the problem to the solution. It is important to find what works best for you under your circumstances.

How to manage stress

There is no one-fits-all formula for everyone but there are certain guidelines you can use to make the stress more manageable.

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  1. Identify the cause of stress.

There are many causes of stress. Some of the most common include:

  • Unemployment
  • Abuse
  • Domestic issues
  • Family problems
  • Financial stressors
  • Health problems
  • Excess workload

A professional therapist can help you pinpoint the stressors in your life and target them in the management plan. Book a tele-appointment with Doctor and get ready to take notes!

  1. Adapt to the stress factor.

Stress is an inevitable part of life. You might not be able to eliminate it altogether, so learn to adapt to it. Learn to work around the problem instead of working against it.

  1. Accept that not everything is under your control

Experts say that the majority of life’s problems aren’t under your control. They happen and you can’t do anything about it. Well, if you can’t control the problem you can certainly control your reaction to it. Your online physician will work on behavior therapy.

  1. Look for the positive

The famous proverb ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ is appropriate here. Know that this time will eventually pass and everything is temporary. When you consciously work towards making things better, everything will fall into place.

If you want to give online consultation a go, then download the My live doctors app on your smartphone and book a tele appointment with physician today! Work out a stress management plan that works for you in collaboration with an online physician from the comfort of your own home.