Stress - the hidden epidemic

Speaker: 
Session Date: 
Saturday, March 25, 2023 - 08:35

Stress has been called a hidden epidemic and is thought to be involved in up to 80% of primary care presentations. At the same time, practical stress reduction strategies are shown to have the ability to significantly reduce doctors visits, need for medication and even investigations.  

Stress can be a tricky topic to screen for and bring up with patients, yet addressing it can be the key to improving many health issues. In this talk, our panel discuss how the stress response works, the effects chronic stress can have on health and common symptoms to screen for.

Learn how to explore and explain stress with patients, plus gain practical tools and strategies to manage stress and build your patients' ability to cope with their stress in the future.