Keep Calm & Carry On for Long-Term Health

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: How can you change the way you react to stress?
Air Date: 7/28/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John P. Higgins, MD, MBA
John Higgins John P. Higgins, MD, MBA (Hons), MPHIL, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FACSM, FASNC, FSGC, is a sports cardiologist for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the Harris Health System. His research interests include the effects of energy beverages on the body, and screening for underlying cardiovascular abnormalities in 12-year-olds (sixth graders), and steroid effects on the cardiovascular system.
Keep Calm & Carry On for Long-Term Health
When you think of stress, you may think of all the negative consequences that come with it and the damage it can have on your health.

However, reacting positively to stressful situations may play a key role in long-term health.

In fact, some believe you need a little stress in order to live.

How can you learn to react positively when in stressful situations?

John P. Higgins, MD, MBA, discusses how a little stress might not be so bad, and how you can learn to change your attitude toward stressful situations.
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