WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A monumental event is upon us and we have the power to choose our country's future path with the simple click of a button. No pressure.
All we have to do is keep ourselves informed of each presidential candidate's position by watching debates, reading articles, listening to the news and even paying some attention to the barrage of campaign advertisements on TV and radio. Feeling slightly overwhelmed?
During the presidential campaign season, it's no surprise that people become a little more stressed and inundated with information. Bryan Hatcher, director of Center Development and Education for CareNet, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, offers the following tips to avoid and relieve some of that campaign season stress:
Also, if you feel it is too late to prevent becoming overly stressed during the political season countdown, try to take a step back and reclaim what is important to you. Some basic practices for diminishing stress are: eat healthy food, get plenty of rest, interact with people you enjoy, exercise, spend time outdoors and breathe.
For more information on other ways to reduce stress, visit Wake Forest Baptist's Health Topics webpage.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (www.wakehealth.edu) is a fully integrated academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The institution comprises the medical education and research components of Wake Forest School of Medicine; the integrated clinical structure and consumer brand Wake Forest Baptist Health, which includes North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Brenner Children's Hospital; the commercialization of research discoveries through the Piedmont Triad Research Park, as well as a network of affiliated community-based hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities. Wake Forest School of Medicine is ranked among the nation's best medical schools and is a leading national research center in fields such as regenerative medicine, cancer, neuroscience, aging, addiction and public health sciences. Wake Forest Baptist's clinical programs are consistently ranked as among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the past 20 years.
|SOURCE Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|
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