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Dr. Duane J. DiFranco
Though stress never feels good, it can serve a useful purpose. Stress is a signal to the brain and body that can help us identify physiological and psychological issues. Chronic stress, however, can be a catalyst for depression, anxiety and mood disorders—serious problems that together are ranked number one among the top five national health conditions contributing to poor health in nearly every county of every state in the U.S. In order to manage stress, there needs to be a deeper understanding of what it is, what symptoms are involved and when it is time to seek help.