Tag Archives: pressure

Reducing the stigma of clinician mental health, pressure to portray perfection

The following is a guest post from Stefanie Simmons, vice president of patient and clinician engagement at Envision Physician Services. In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, front-line healthcare workers have been portrayed as the heroes of the pandemic, and rightfully so. But even heroes face the physical and mental burdens of living and working… Read More »

Why diastolic blood pressure is low

Causes of low diastolic blood pressure. Most people worry about high blood pressure, which can increase your risk for heart disease or stroke, but low blood pressure can also be a problem. Your coronary arteries are fed during the diastolic phase. However, maintaining a healthy weight, eating a balanced diet, and exercising regularly can help… Read More »

How much can stress raise blood pressure

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often-overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on-edge, try these seven ways to reduce stress. Along with these ways to reduce stress, add in a healthy lifestyle — maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking, regular exercise, and a diet… Read More »