Second highest health factor that will increase health risks is….STRESS!!! 1st on the list was lack of exercise.
Here’s what it says:
Lisa, so far you have completed our Life Event Stress questioinnaire which looks at major Life Events over the past 12 month and allocates a stress score of varying severity for each event.
The higher the total score the more likelihood of a stress related illness or problem.
Your score indicates you are at risk of illness based upon the last 12 months Life Events.
Your sleep patterns indicate stress is troubling you and we recommend you consider further help with regard stress.
Action Required Life Events
We need you to consider a stress management programme, our health coaches are well versed in helping with stress and this is something you may well wish to consider, see health coaches.
Exercise is certainly an area you need to examine, as a regular planned exercise programme can significantly reduce your stress levels and this is something you should look at immediately.
Stress doesn’t affect me!
Well that may be true, but then again it may not, stress does indeed affect people in different ways.
Often stress increases your reliance on other lifestyle factors, namely smoking, alcohol, food, which in turn contributes to increased risk!
The real fact is, stress is capable of increasing your risk of heart attack by up to 50%!
That is something to be conscious of.
Plus of course there are many different kinds of stresses which can upset us:
All create a burden on our senses and indeed some of the worse stress is caused by everyday aggravations:
That broken toilet seat that upsets you everyday
An always untidy house
The neighbour who blocks your drive daily
Until these things gets resolved the stress levels can build.
If you sleep well at night, then perhaps stress does not affect you. If not we can help.In order to improve your Q Score,you’re going to have
to put the effort in