For most of us, stress is simply a part of life and we try our best to manage it. But stress can lead to all sorts of short- and long-term health consequences, both mental and physical.
People who are under stress eat more junk food, drink more, smoke more, and avoid exercise more. That doesn’t mean you have to be one of them. If you feel like chronic stress is a problem, talk to your doctor. He or she can suggest ways you can deal with stress.
You can also consider the following tips to help keep stress at bay:
Want more helpful hints about reducing your stress levels? Visit the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Web site and explore an interactive tutorial about managing stress.
Talk to your doctor about prescription CRESTOR.
When diet and exercise alone aren't enough to lower cholesterol, adding CRESTOR can help.
In adults, CRESTOR is prescribed along with diet to lower high cholesterol and to slow the buildup of plaque in arteries as part of a treatment plan to lower cholesterol to goal.
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The information on this Web site should not take the place of talking with your doctor or health care professional. If you have any questions about your condition, or if you would like more information about CRESTOR, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Only you and your health care professional can decide if CRESTOR is right for you.