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Reducing stress is important for your overall health. Research shows stress can have a harmful effect on the body. You may become stressed when you are under too much mental or emotional pressure. It may be triggered by work, money, or relationship problems. To reduce stress, try to identify the sources and look for solutions. Ways to reduce stress include relaxation techniques like meditation or massage, staying physically active, getting enough sleep, talking things over, or even taking anti-anxiety medication. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about stress, what it feels like, how to treat it, and much more.

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Thousands of people are caught up in the travel problems following the eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland. With some planes grounded in the north of the UK, people can feel powerless about getting home, and that can lead to stress.

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Wedding dress worries? Cake concerns? Tips to help have a stress-free wedding.

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