5 Ways Stress Affects Your Health and What to Do About It


It’s not true.

You can’t hide your health from your dentist because your mouth and teeth disclose more than you might believe.

Stress in particular leaves tell tale signs. Like footprints in the sand, or muddy footprints in the house, stress leaves a trail.

Here are some of the ways stress affects your health, and how your dentist can tell you’re under pressure.

5 Ways Stress Affects Your Health

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Stress isn’t fun and unfortunately, it’s part of life. We all have times when things go wrong, or we’re under pressure.

The trick is to learn how to manage it, who to ask for help, and how to take care of yourself.

If you’re experiencing day to day stress, you might find meditations apps can help (there’s even one to help stop you grinding your teeth!) It’s also important to ensure you have a support network of friends and family.

Stress can have serious consequences so don’t hesitate to reach out to your doctor, Lifeline or mental health care provider if you need to. And if you’re concerned that stress may be damaging your oral health, contact us. We love taking care of people.

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