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Doing This Can Cut Your Stress Levels By 25%, New Study Says

Stress is near unavoidable these days. Turn on the television or check your emails, and chances are you're going to see or read something that gets your heart pumping just a little bit faster. Many people have simply learned to cope and live with constantly being stressed out , but is that really the healthiest option? Chronic stress is a much bigger health problem than many may assume or realize. For instance, recent research published in the scientific journal Biological Reviews reports that all of the emotional pressure and inflammation placed on the brain by constant stress may result in a significantly higher risk of dementia and Alzheimer's. And that's not even the half of it: Chronic stress is linked to a litany of physical and mental conditions including but not limited to depression, heart disease, and diabetes. It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated this near-universal problem. Even worse, one survey reports half of Americans