The holidays don’t just bring fun and frolicking; they sometimes can pile on the stress too. Depression and anxiety can sometimes hit during the holidays, and can do more than just bring us down; they can bring physical health effects as well. Blood pressure can go up, inducing a whole host of medical concerns. Celebrants facing an overload of stress and anxiety should, among other tips, look to simplify, keep an eye on what they’re eating at the festive feasts, and focus on positive relationships.
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