7 Noticeable Behaviors of Teen Depression

Teenagers are bombarded with negative images from television and the internet.  Many times their minds are just too young to differentiate between reality and imagination. Most teens are unable to articulate that they are depressed. As a result, they refuse Read more

Red Flags of Autism

Autism and other developmental delays are more common than most people know.  Many parents feel isolated because of the stigma related to these issues.  If you suspect that your child is experiencing developmental delay(s), it is critical that you seek Read more

3 Activities to Reduce Stress

Stress can come in so many different forms.  Many people experience stress but ignore the severity of it.  Stress can cause one to ruin valuable relationships, jobs and overall happiness.  Some effective activities that can help to alleviate stress are: 1. Writing Read more

5 Ways in Which Exercise Manages Stress

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There are several techniques and medications that can help with stress management.  However exercise is unique in how it helps to lower stress.  It is something you can do individually or in a group.  Some of the main benefits of exercise are:
 1. It releases happy-hormones such as cortisol that help the brain feel good
 2. It is active meditation-this means that when you are exercising your mind will be clear of distractions that heighten stressful thoughts
 3. It gives you a sense of accomplishment, thereby boosting your mood
 4. Increased self- confidence
 5. Improved  sleep
There are several exercises that are effective.  Walking is a great way to start an exercise routine because it is free and non-competitive.  Additional indoor and outdoor exercises can also be incorporated into your stress management plan. Call LYLE and meet with one of our doctors and holistic specialists to see which exercise works best for you.