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Reassess Your Stress

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: In under 15 minutes a day, you can implement your own stress reduction makeover.
Air Date: 2/21/17
Duration: 20:03
Guest Bio: Ken Redcross, MD
Ken-RedcrossKen Redcross, MD, is founder of Redcross Concierge, a personalized medical practice designed to enhance the patient-doctor relationship while providing convenient access to a full spectrum of healthcare services and holistic and wellness counseling.

As one of the first full-service concierge, personalized medical practices in the United States, Redcross’s patient portfolio includes C-level business executives, athletes and professionals in the entertainment industry, as well as individuals from all walks and stages of life including college students, young professionals, busy parents and retirees. His focus on developing the patient-doctor bond is a unique characteristic of his concierge services that allows for a more strategic and customized approach to each patient’s healthcare plan.

With extensive on-camera experience with major national television shows including The Doctors, The Insider and E! Entertainment Television, Redcross frequently shares his expertise in managing everyday health challenges to a broad audience.

He has also authored numerous consumer-focused health articles for MSN Latino and Everyday Health.
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/KenRedcrossMD
  • Guest Twitter Account: @DrRedcross
Reassess Your Stress
There are so many things in your world that can cause stress.

But, chronic stress is not normal. Dr. Ken Redcross, founder of Redcross Concierge, says that in under 15 minutes a day, you can implement your own stress reduction makeover. 

1) Eat a good breakfast with "breakfast boosters" such as Greek yogurt (probiotics), mushrooms (immunity boosters), oats and barley (antimicrobial and antioxidant benefits), or an AHCC supplement.

2) Clear the clutter, both mental and physical. Categorize urgent, non-urgent, and important. Make lists. 

3) Breathe deeper daily. Practice yoga, Pilates and meditation.

4) Try high intensity interval training (HIIT). Even 15 minutes can make a big difference in releasing stress.

5) Laugh! It really is the best medicine. Find something that brings a smile to your face, such as a kitten video or stand-up comedy set.

6) Don't be afraid to rely on your family and friends. At the same time, take a look at the potentially damaging relationships and friendships in your life.

Listen in to learn more about these stress reduction tips.

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