Monthly Archives: November 2013

Houston Coach Gary Kubiak Collapsed at halftime; Stress

“Houston coach Gary Kubiak Collapsed at halftime.”

Stress is a killer. It is associated with cardio vascular disease. Stress is known to raise cortisol levels, increase abdominal fat and compromise the immune system.

Physical symptoms include: tight muscles, headaches, chest pain, high blood pressure ,upset stomach fatigue, insomnia.

Behavioral symptoms include: inattention, forgetfulness, over eating, smoking, rage.

Managing stress often requires lifestyle change. Changing a lifestyle requires more effort than changing a behavior.