Dealing with stress - MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports

Stress Free Thursday

Posted: Updated:
MYFOXNY.COM -

Stress may be a part of everyday life, but too much or uncontrolled stress can lead to serious health problems.

On Thursday, Good Day NY focused on ways to relieve stress.

From methods children can effectively use to respond to pressures, to adults getting relief from centuries-old remedies, we took a closer look at various techniques.

Dr. Roshini Raj, a gastroenterologist, discussed the myths of stress and digestion:

  • stress does not cause ulcers; caused mostly by bacteria and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories
  • stress does not cause irritable bowel syndrome, but there is a connection; stress can make IBS worse

 Dr. Harold Koplewicz, a child psychiatrist, discussed stress and children:

  • stress is not bad; it's an anxiety disorder health professional worry about; a stress that is so bad that grades drop or a person is not able to make it to work
  • there are 15 million American children and teens under 24 who have a psychiatric disorder
  • self medication is a dangerous problem among the age group
  • visit ChildMind.org

Stress and reflexoloy

Reflexology expert Debi Kim is the owner of Perfect Spa in Manhattan. She showed Greg and Rosanna how reflexology on your hands and feet can be reduce stress and help boost the immune system.

Perfect Spa
1100 Second Ave.
(212) 752-8880
www.nyperfectspa.com

Stress and acupuncture

Acupuncture expert Dr. Richard Firshein showed how this ancient Chinese alternative medicine can be used to help pain. Firshein runs a pain center on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

www.firsheincenter.com

Stress and nutrition

Stress and herbal tea

Stress and massage therapy

  • Today on Good DayToday on Good DayMore>>

  • Joan Rivers remains in NYC hospital

    Joan Rivers remains in NYC hospital

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:25:46 GMT
    Hollywood legend Joan Rivers, 81, remains in serious condition at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan on Friday, according to her daughter, Melissa Rivers. The comedian and TV host was undergoing an outpatient procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side on Thursday when she went into cardiac arrest. Rivers reportedly stopped breathing during the throat procedure.
    Hollywood legend Joan Rivers, 81, remains in serious condition at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan on Friday, according to her daughter, Melissa Rivers. The comedian and TV host was undergoing an outpatient procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side on Thursday when she went into cardiac arrest. Rivers reportedly stopped breathing during the throat procedure.
  • Things to do in NYC during Labor Day weekend

    Things to do in NYC during Labor Day weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:43:52 GMT
    For those staying closer to home during Labor Day weekend, there are plenty of ways to de-stress and relax in New York City.  Afar magazine shared these suggestions ranging from sight-seeing, to visiting museums and even exercising! Hop on a bike and go up the West Side Highway to the Cloisters in Fort Tyron Park.
    For those staying closer to home during Labor Day weekend, there are plenty of ways to de-stress and relax in New York City.  Afar magazine shared these suggestions ranging from sight-seeing, to visiting museums and even exercising! Hop on a bike and go up the West Side Highway to the Cloisters in Fort Tyron Park.
  • NYC Unicycle Festival

    NYC Unicycle Festival

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:05:59 GMT
    More than 300 people are expected to hop aboard their unicycles to ride across New York City for the 2014 Unicycle Festival. The three-day long festival begins Friday with a 13-mile ride across Brooklyn. The main event takes place on Governors Island from 12 pm-5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
    More than 300 people are expected to hop aboard their unicycles to ride across New York City for the 2014 Unicycle Festival. The three-day long festival begins Friday with a 13-mile ride across Brooklyn. The main event takes place on Governors Island from 12 pm-5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Powered by WorldNow

KTBC FOX 7
119 East 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 476-7777
Fax: (512) 495-7001

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices