Stress! A word that gets bantered around easily and frequently! It is the body’s natural response that instantly kicks in when the mind or the body senses a potential danger to its self. With this in mind, literally, the mind can play great games with its self and remember or imagine possible scenarios which could, kind of, maybe, somehow cause us harm. Emotional, psychological or physical dangers are all the same to the mind and so it instructs the body to prepare it’s to defend its self. Doctors know stress can kill, and we know it can make us sick, and often, because our body’s ability to adapt, we get used to living with it. We lose our ability to feel our stress levels and unknowingly cause self harm.
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Awareness of where you and your body is at the moment is important, It is the first step.
Complete the stress assessment worksheets to see where you are at.
Ask for help, depending on where you require support and guidance
Start to move forward towards the level of wellness desire to have.
Running the risk of these symptoms? Download the Diabetes education and monitoring diary, make the changes and observe what happens to your blood sugar levels. Useful to track effectiveness of changes being made, what happens when you are stress, sick or off track with choices.
Take to your health carer to discuss longer term changes and the likely impact on your diabetic care.
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