Too much stress results in anxiety, depression

On the front of its Personal Journal section, the Wall Street Journal reports too much stress can result in generalized anxiety or depression.

While a little bit of stress may help people perform better, too much stress may result in anxiety and depression, as well as contribute to hypertension, migraine headaches, chronic pain, digestive troubles, and even cardiovascular disease, experts say and research has found.

The article goes on to list ways people can deal with stress and anxiety, including cognitive behavioral therapy, deep breathing exercises, and meditation.

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