Stress can cause multiple aches throughout the body. During stress our body prepares for fight or flight responses and hence muscle tense up and tighten. It is because of this that many have tension in the neck and shoulders due to higher levels of stress. Through Stress Management and massages and other techniques, stress caused physical ailments can be reduced or eliminated.
The article, “5 Ways to Reduce Stress-Related Tension in Your Neck and Shoulders” from Healthline looks at ways to remove tension from the shoulders and neck due to stress. The article states,
“The areas where you’re likely to feel stress or anxiety-related tension are in your neck and shoulders. Over time, this can lead to chronic pain as well as other health issues. Fortunately, muscle tension in your neck and shoulders responds well to stretching, yoga, relaxation, and other stress management methods. Let’s explore several simple techniques you can use to help release tension in your neck and shoulders, as well as some stress management strategies to help calm your mind and body.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Stress Management Consultant Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Stress Management Consulting.