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Postoperative Risk Factors

Stress Reduction

Stress affects each of our patients and usually in different ways. Stress causes many harmful effects on the body and mind. Healthy habits can help protect us from these harmful effects and developing an action plan to combat stress can be very helpful.

Considerations:

Physical signs of stress:

  • Headaches
  • Stomachaches
  • Tense muscles or soreness
  • Emotional signs such as feeling helpless, fearful, angry, out of control, anxious or depressed