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Stress-Related Illness

Integrated Psychiatry, Psychology & Therapy Services located in Iowa City, IA
Stress-Related Illness

Stress-Related Illness services offered in Iowa City, IA

If you’re under constant stress and have or are at risk of a stress-related illness, see the experts at Rein Center in Iowa City, Iowa, for an evaluation. The experienced mental health specialists offer effective mental health treatments to ease extreme stress and improve your physical and mental health. Call the office to schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment, or use the online booking feature today.

Stress-Related Illness Q & A

What are stress-related illnesses?

Stress-related illnesses include physical and mental health concerns that result due to stressors in your life. Examples of such illnesses and diseases include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Chronic pain

Stress can result in carrying excess body weight, having a weakened immune system, physical aches and pains, mental health concerns, and a higher risk of a heart attack or stroke. 

What are the risk factors for stress-related illnesses?

The risk factors for ongoing stress and diseases that may accompany it include:

  • Large workload or long hours
  • Lack of a strong social support network
  • Lack of effective stress-reduction strategies
  • Overly busy schedule
  • Poor health
  • Relationship struggles
  • Family conflict
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Divorce
  • Job loss
  • Financial struggles
  • Substance use disorder

Keeping your stress levels under control with the help of the Rein Center specialists is the best way to reduce your risk of stress-related illnesses.

Do I have a stress-related illness?

To find out if you have a stress-related illness or are at risk of developing one, your Rein Center mental health provider discusses your medical history and symptoms. They review your family history of disease, lifestyle habits, thoughts, moods, emotions, and behavior patterns to identify stressors in your life and determine the best way to treat your condition.

How are stress-related illnesses treated?

Properly dealing with and overcoming stressful life events is the best way to reduce your chance of developing or better managing stress-related illnesses.

Rein Center offers an array of treatments to minimize stress in your life:

  • Individualized, couples, family, and group counseling
  • Medication management
  • Ketamine treatment
  • Mindfulness training
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Wellness programs
  • Stress-relief programs
  • Massage therapy
  • Acupuncture 

Your specialist uses cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and other psychotherapy methods, as well as mind-body wellness approaches, to help you live your best life with a lower risk of physical and mental health issues. 

They tailor each treatment to match your needs. You might meet with your therapist virtually from the comfort of your home or in person. 

You can follow up with them weekly or as needed to properly manage stress levels and stress-related illnesses. Call the Rein Center office anytime you have concerns or questions.

To get treated for stress-related illnesses at Rein Center, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.