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Cardiologist Tips: Take a Vacation

The pernicious effects of stress on the human body, as well as the heart, are well-documented in the field of medicine. Cardiologists will always advice their patients to do whatever it takes to reduce their stress, whether it’s avoiding sources of conflict, sharing the burdens of life, or even just taking an escape. Sometimes, having some time off from your current reality can be just enough to recharge your batteries. That’s why the cardiologists at South Denver Cardiology are advising that when the going gets tough, consider taking a vacation.
Understand, that when we say take a vacation, it doesn’t have to be a two-week planned trip across Europe. Even a day trip to the mountains will do, just make sure you give yourself the time necessary to relax. Vacations can help reduce stress because they allow you to slow down life for a little while. When you’re in a stressful environment, time seems to just fly by, which in itself can be a stressful. When you take a vacation, suddenly you remember that an hour is still 60 long minutes, and there are 24 of those in a day. A day can be a very long time, relatively speaking, and being reminded of that while taking a moment’s reprieve during a vacation can be a very important decision.
But there are certain things you must avoid while on a vacation. If you don’t take an appropriate vacation, then you will not feel its stress-reducing effects, and you will have wasted your time in the grand scheme of things. So follow these rules:

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As a Colorado heart center that cares about the well-being of our patients all the time, South Denver Cardiology wants to remind our clients the importance of reducing their stress on heart health. Taking some time away from life can be just what the doctor, or in this case, cardiologist ordered. If you’re concerned about the effect of stress on your heart, then schedule an appointment with us today by visiting our website, or calling us at 303-744-1065.

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