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Dealing with Stress

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We all experience stress in our daily lives and often manage to find ways to navigate through to the other side. However, it can sometimes become overwhelming and completely take over life, even leading to physical or mental illness. For women, stress can come from a variety of places.

Whether its dealing with pregnancy, childcare, hormonal changes ahead of menopause or other life challenges, learning how to cope and manage is an important part of mental and physical wellbeing.

Our expert teams are on hand to help you or a loved one manage their stress and explore ways to reduce stress levels through classes, treatments and other methods.

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Are you in crisis?

If you feel you pose an immediate danger to yourself, your baby or others, please call 911 or immediately go to the emergency room of Wilmington Hospital or Christiana Hospital.

You also may call Christiana Care’s 24-hour Crisis Line on 302-320-2118.

Risks & Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of stress can include:

  • Trouble sleeping
  • Low energy
  • Upset stomach and nausea
  • Aches, pains and tense muscles
  • Chest pains and fast heartbeat
  • Loss of sexual desire

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