Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health

Episode 43

Workplace Stress and Depression

Mazran Zulkifly published on
  1. How to identify? What can we do about it?
  2. We need some level of stress to function.
  3. Consequences of chronic stress
    • Increased metabolism, heart rate
    • Without control might cause medical conditions:
      1. hypertension
      2. diabetes
      3. stroke
    • deterioration in parts of the brain
      1. anxious
      2. develop depression
  4. Know your limits
  5. Coping with stress
    1. problems with sleep - physical aspect
    2. problems with mood - emotional aspect
    3. Meditation / Religion
  6. Schedule in breaks - breathing exercises
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