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How to identify, understand and manage your stress


In a fast-paced world that seems to be ever-changing, stress can feel like an unavoidable part of everyday life. If you often feel stressed, or live or work in a stressful environment you may be wondering what effects it can have on your health.

There are times when stress can have some positive effects – such as when you’re playing sport or working towards a deadline. However, being stressed over a long period of time can have a negative impact on how well you function mentally and physically.


Stressed out Britain

How many of us are stressed? How serious is it? Learn more in this infographic (jpg, 1mb).

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Download the Bupa Stress Guide

Find out how to identify, understand and manage your stress (pdf, 3mb).

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What is stress and how can it affect your health?

Dr Martin Baggaley explains what stress is, how to identify the symptoms and how stress can affect your mental and physical wellbeing.

10 tips for dealing with stress

Dr Martin Baggaley gives some advice on how to handle stress and prevent it from damaging your health.